Posts Tagged ‘Lisa Blair’

Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem has been widely cited as the Best Play of the 21st Century so far. Well, until Jez Butterworth did The Ferryman. The 2009-2011 production with Mark Rylance and McKenzie Crook seemed unmatchable. The Watermill Theatre in 2018 is the first professional company to dare to revive it, with Jasper Britton in the lead role. Well, the play’s the thing, and with a new director, cast and set it’s STILL a five star play. Marvellous.


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Edna O’Brien has adapted her controversial 1960 novel The Country Girls for the stage, and it is premiered at Chichester’s Minerva Theatre. This is the book that was banned and burned in 1960 Ireland.


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