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Outsiders – Brewery Theatre, Bristol

Outsiders by Pilot Theatre

Writer: Emteaz Hussain Director: Fraser Corfield Reviewer: Joan Phillips   Just as Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea dealt with the back story of some of the central characters in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, so Emteaz Hussain’s Outsiders gives voice to two women in Albert Camus’ L’Etranger (The Outsider) Camus’ The Outsider tells the story of an estranged French Algerian, Mersault. ...

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Outsiders – Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Outsiders by Pilot Theatre

Writer: Emteaz Hussain Director: Fraser Corfield Reviewer: Rich Jevons This is a revisiting of the existential classic novel by French writer Albert Camus. The original book became a signifier for outsiders the world over, who identified with the ennui of the main character and it influenced The Cure song Killing An Arab back in the late 70s. Writer Emtaez Hussain ...

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Cross Purpose – King’s Head, London

Writer: Albert Camus Director: Stephen Whitson Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3] Albert Camus may be better known as a philosopher and author than as a playwright so it is a rare opportunity that presents itself to catch his play Cross Purpose (Le Malentendu) in the Sunday/Monday slot at Islington’s King’s Head Theatre pub. A mother and daughter eke out a joyless ...

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