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Francesca annis as Madame Ranyevskaya and Ian McKellen as Firs (Photo: Jack Merriman)

REVIEW: The Cherry Orchard, Theatre Royal Windsor (2021)

Commotion greets the arrival of the carriages carrying Madame Ranyevskaya (Francesca Annis) and her family.  There are leather suitcases, trunks and hat boxes.  The aged Russian servant Firs (Ian McKellen, playing a man five years older than his actual age) is seen with hairy dundrearies and a bald head but in formal wear. 

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Martin Marquez as Ben Harris (Photo: Iona Firouzabadi)

REVIEW: Leopards, Rose Theatre Kingston (2021)

Niala has been sending him copies of her cv and has emailed that she would like his advice on her future career.  Crucially she had attached a photograph to her cv breaking a code of not revealing age, or gender or appearance to those selecting people for jobs. And he has agreed to meet her on a Friday night outside normal working hours.  

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