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Leonie Elliot as Hortense in Small Island (Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: Small Island, Olivier Theatre, National (2022)

Spectacular Staging of the Windrush Generation "Paved with gold, no - but, yes, diamonds appear on the ground in the rain” Gilbert Leonie Elliot as Hortense in Small Island (Photo: Johan…

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REVIEW: Peribanez, Young Vic (2003)

Many Spanish plays of this period are concerned with duty, honour and loyalty and Peribanez is no exception. It is a celebration of peasant culture, showing the moral integrity of the dutiful peasant. Its tale of an overlord, the Commander (David Harewood) who threatens to take as his mistress the beautiful Casilda (Jackie Morrison) wife of a peasant farmer Peribanez (Michael Nardone) after the Commander is gored by a bull and carried to their home.

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