Read more about the article NEWS: The Crucible at the Olivier directed by Lindsey Turner from 14th September 2022
The Crucible (Image: Felicity McCabe)

NEWS: The Crucible at the Olivier directed by Lindsey Turner from 14th September 2022

The Crucible previewing from 14th September Arthur Miller's play runs for a week at the Olivier from 14th to at least November 5th The Crucible (Image: Felicity McCabe) Lyndsey Turner…

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Read more about the article REVIEW: A Number, Old VIc  (2022)
Lennie James as Salter and Paapa Essiedu as Bernard 2 (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

REVIEW: A Number, Old VIc (2022)

Lennie James and Paapa Essiedu play the father Salter and three of his batch of cloned sons.  The very act of cloning is in itself a challenge to the sense of self and individuality for these men.  The first one we meet wants to know if he is the first but his father doesn't tell the truth.  Salter, the father, talks about litigation and suing someone for the loss of identity.  He implies that the cloning of "a number" was carried out without his consent.

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