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Farinelli and the King opens to rave reviews in the West End

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Claire van Kampen’s critically-acclaimed new play Farinelli and the King, starring Mark Rylance, opened to rave reviews this week.


‘Mark Rylance leads a pitch-perfect production’

The Independent


‘An evening that no theatre or music lover can afford to miss’

Sunday Express


‘Spellbinding, superbly staged production’

Mail on Sunday


‘The combination of glorious music and the chance to see Rylance in his element really make this production sing.’

The Stage


‘Long Live Rylance! A magical evening’

The Times


‘[Rylance is] a magnificent performer at the height of his powers’

Evening Standard


‘A beguiling gem of a play’

Financial Times

‘A pleasure that verges on the sublime.’

The Guardian

‘If music be the food of love then ‘Farinelli and the King’ is a delicatessen of exquisite delights’

Time Out

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