REVIEW: Peribanez, Young Vic (2003)

Many Spanish plays of this period are concerned with duty, honour and loyalty and Peribanez is no exception. It is a celebration of peasant culture, showing the moral integrity of the dutiful peasant. Its tale of an overlord, the Commander (David Harewood) who threatens to take as his mistress the beautiful Casilda (Jackie Morrison) wife of a peasant farmer Peribanez (Michael Nardone) after the Commander is gored by a bull and carried to their home.

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Neil LaBute's brilliant take on body shaming from 2001 "Art is anything I can't do"Neil LaBute Rachel Weisz as Evelyn and Paul Rudd as Adaml (Photo: Alastair Muir) Note: With…

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Matt Sutton as Dennis, Sam Newton as Ed, Jennifer Daley as Angie and Jessica Jolleys as Lauren (Photo: Robert Day)

REVIEW: Big Big Sky At Hampstead Downstairs (2021)

The performances are lovely and Bob Bailey's café set is perfect with its table and chairs and glass covers for the ideal vegan brownie. Who could fail to warm to these characters? The boy from the Midlands, thrilled by the coastline and the ornithology.

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