Hobson's choice

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the choice of taking what is offered or nothing at all

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IT MIGHT sound peculiar but being stuck on the horns of a dilemma should actually be a pretty comfortable perch for Welsh actor Dyfrig Morris who is about to appear in a brand new production of the classic Hobson's Choice at Clwyd Theatr Cymru.
BOOMING PERFORMANCE: Mark Tolchard as bullying bootmaker Hobson with (from left) his daughters Vickey (Lauren Talbot), Maggie (Ruth McCallum) and Alice (Treena Robinson) in Rugby Theatre's sparkling Hobson's Choice
The big difference for Griffin designing Hobson's Choice this time round has been that he was designing the play.
Incidentally, Birmingham Royal Ballet will be dancing Hobson's Choice at Birmingham Hippodrome in May.
There's not a black pudding in sight as northern comedy Hobson's Choice is spiced up with some Eastern flavour.
Next month will bring half a dozen red-letter days on that front when Martin returns to the North West in the Young Vic's updated production of that most famous of Lancashire comedies, Hobson's Choice -on a national tour after its extended run in London.
Tony Britton plays the title role in Hobson's Choice at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from March 6 to 30
The new-look Hobson's Choice is in the vein of Bend It Like Beckham and East is East, and Paven says it has been a lot of fun appearing in the tale of a widower and his three strong-minded daughters.
COMEDY: Harold Brighouse's Hobson's Choice gets a new production from the amateurs of the Port Sunlight Players.
TODAY THEATRE/SHOWS ABERDARE: The Coliseum Theatre (0800 014 7111), Hobson's Choice.
The answer is quite simple - put on David Bintley's Hobson's Choice - a shining example of how to combine dance drama, classical movement, with superb music and sets along with fine individual performances and you should do well.
HOBSON'S CHOICE - Loft Theatre, Leamington, until April 4.
LOVE is in the air as Hobson's Choice returns to the Hippodrome Theatre next week in the hands of Birmingham Royal Ballet.
p HOBSON'S Choice is showing at the Neptune until this Saturday, February 5.
Highlights in the mainhouse include Hobson's Choice, Tara Arts' Journey To the West, the British premiere of Elizabeth Rex, the world premieres of the Noel Coward revue Masterpieces and Philip Ridleys's Krindlekrax; a communitycollaboration Wallop Mrs Cox and the West End hit Stones In His Pockets.