REVIEW: Death of England: Delroy, Olivier National Theatre.  The production will now be streamed for free on 27 November and return for live performances in Spring 2021.​
Michael Balogun as Delroy (Photo: Spencer Murphy)

REVIEW: Death of England: Delroy, Olivier National Theatre. The production will now be streamed for free on 27 November and return for live performances in Spring 2021.​

Michael Balogan shows a terrific range, a bravura performance and his alienation is a real cause for sadness. You feel in this play the disappointing human experience that has gone in to writing, directing and acting in it.

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REVIEW: Les Blancs, Olivier National Theatre (2016)
Sheila Atim as The Woman (Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: Les Blancs, Olivier National Theatre (2016)

This production is spellbinding and its momentum stays with me occupying my thoughts, whirring like the revolving stage. The text, finalised by Lorraine Hansberry's former husband and literary executor Robert Nemiroff, would bear much further study to grasp all its themes and nuances. Written from her viewpoint in the 1960s by American playwright Lorraine Hansberry, the original person to be described as "young, gifted and black", her unfinished play Les Blancs, examines an unnamed African country on the brink of revolution and independence from colonial rule. Lorraine Hansberry was in her mid thirties when she tragically died of pancreatic cancer.

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