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Review added of Terence Rattigan’s THE DEEP BLUE SEA (LINKED) at The Minerva Theatre at Chichester. This is a key play in the Rattigan revival of the last 25 years, and this is the finest version of it we’ve seen. it avoids the slightly camp approach so often taken with Rattigan and reveals the play as a powerful piece of theatre.

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London’s first new commercial theatre in 80 years, The Bridge, opens with YOUNG MARX by Richard Bean & Chris Coleman, starring Rory Kinnear as Marx and Oliver Chris as Engels. And it’s very funny. Don’t look for debates on dialectical materialism! The review also has pictures of the new Bridge Theatre and its location.

l-r Rory Kinnear (Karl Marx) Oliver Chris (Friedrich Engels) Harriet & Rupert Turnbull (Marx Children) & Nancy Carroll (Jenny von Westphalen) photo by Manuel Harlan_preview

 

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Review of Woyzeck  (LINKED) at the Old Vic, London. This is a radical adaptation of the German classic by Georg Büchner, time-shifted to Berlin in 1981. It stars John “Star Wars” Boyega in the lead role, and was adapted by Harry Potter playwright Jack Thorne.

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