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On a cold and snowy morning in early January a hardy group of RSC Friends met with Dominic Cooke, the Director of the RSC’s Christmas hit Arabian Nights. As those present soon realised I am a huge fan of Dominic’s productions and this show is no exception. We covered the staging of the show, the exquisite costumes and excellant casting; the great success Dominic has enjoyed as Artistic Director at the Royal Court (and why did I go on holiday and miss the opportunity of seeing Jerusalem with one of my all time favourites Mark Rylance) and touched on why British theatre deserves to be publically funded. As usual the hour flew by and it was time to brave the pavements of Stratford Old Town. I really hope that Arabian Nights will reappear next Christmas at a stage near you and look forward to future delights from Dominic!

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