REVIEW: Bull, Young Vic (2015)
Adam James as Tony, Eleanor Matsuura as Isobel and Sam Troughton as Thomas - Photo: Robert Day

REVIEW: Bull, Young Vic (2015)

This black comedy exploits the most vicious company culture of corporate condoned bullying. The night I saw it there was no cheering or booing from the audience, just sharp intakes of shocked breath at some of the cruelest comments and laughter from others.

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REVIEW: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Young Vic (2010)
Delroy Lindo as Bynum Walker and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as Herald Loomis - Photo: Simon Annand

REVIEW: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Young Vic (2010)

The performances are all good but Delroy Lindo's inspirational, sympathetic old visionary and healer and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith's haunted Herald Loomis stand out as mesmerising. David Lan's intelligent production will make you think about the damage done by those years' of uprooting and slavery to the psyche of the African American.

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REVIEW: A Raisin in the Sun, Young Vic (2001)
Lennie James as Walter Lee Younger, Cecilia Noble as Ruth Lee Younger and Kananu Kirimi as Beneath Younger - Photo: Tristram Kenton

REVIEW: A Raisin in the Sun, Young Vic (2001)

David Lan's atmospheric production is bounded by one room in the apartment block in Chicago. The beginning of the play sees the family lining up to use the communal bathroom and we get a sense of the tension created by cramped quarters and the enforced intimacy with the neighbours.

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