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Luke Thallon as Him and Patsy Ferran as Her (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

REVIEW: Camp Siegfried, Old Vic (2021)

There are just two characters.  He is 17, all noisy, hearty masculinity.  She is 16, all gawky, precious self-loathing: “I’m just a caterpillar. One day I’ll be a butterfly, if I don’t get stamped on first.” They meet, they fall in love, they hear the Fuehrer’s call to populate the world with Aryan babies, and they set to work to do his bidding.

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Read more about the article REVIEW: All My Sons, Old Vic (2019)
Sally Field as Kate Keller and Bill Pullman as Joe Keller (Photo Johan Persson)

REVIEW: All My Sons, Old Vic (2019)

I think this is the fourth time I have seen Arthur Miller's play All My Sons and although I have seen other very good productions, this is the best for the magnificent acting of Bill Pullman as the engineering firm chief, Joe Keller, Sally Field as his wife Kate and Colin Morgan as their son Chris. It is a difficult play to write about without the big reveal which would spoil the play for anyone seeing it for the first time.

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