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John Rubinstein and Donald Sutherland in Enigmatic Variations (Photo: Geraint Lewis)

Donald Sutherland Remembered, Savoy (2000)

Any play starring Donald Sutherland will generate interest, especially as he has not graced the boards for twenty years and it is thirty six years since he appeared in London's West End. So it was with a certain amount of expectation that I went to London's Savoy Theatre to see this fine film actor in Enigmatic Variations, a play translated from the French by Roeg Sutherland, the actor's son.

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Charlie Stemp Bill Calhoun / Lucentio and Georgina Onuorah Lois Lane / Bianca (Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: Kiss Me Kate, Barbican (2024)

Front of house there’s a production of The Taming of the Shrew to keep going but the backstage antics are interfering with that too. What results is a near-farcical, slapstick comedy of misunderstanding, misadventure and misgivings.

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