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11 Oct 2005

The Barber of Seville at Millennium Centre, Cardiff

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1589081,00.html

barber_wno.jpgRian Evans [The Guardian, 11 October 2005]

The rickety scaffolding, platforms and steep open staircases that constitute this wooden staging - ostensibly assembled in haste by an 18th-century touring company in an Italian piazza - always looked as if they would be pushed to last a season. In fact, Giles Havergal's Barber of Seville is 21 years old and has done the rounds with Welsh National Opera and others.

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