Read more about the article REVIEW: Grenfell: Value Engineering – Scenes from the Inquiry, Tabernacle Theatre W11  (2021)
Ron Cook as Richard Millett QC (Photo: Tristram Kenton)

REVIEW: Grenfell: Value Engineering – Scenes from the Inquiry, Tabernacle Theatre W11 (2021)

Theatre is not supposed to work this way. Yet this is one of the most compelling pieces of theatre you will ever see.

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Read more about the article REVIEW: Love and Other Acts of Violence <br> Donmar Warehouse (2021)
Abigail Wesinstock as HER and Tom Mothersdale as HIM (Photo: Helen Murray)

REVIEW: Love and Other Acts of Violence
Donmar Warehouse (2021)

Is violence genetically transmitted? "You see mine is also a history of disaster. My people a humiliated people." Man Abigail Weinstock as HER and Tom Mothersdale as HIM (Photo: Helen…

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Donmar Warehouse (2021)
Read more about the article REVIEW: The Cherry Orchard, Theatre Royal Windsor  (2021)
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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