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Taha – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Amer Hlehel  Translator/Director Amir Nizar Zuabi Director: Amir Nizar Zuabi Reviewer: Jo Beggs Growing up in Palestine in the 1940s, Taha Muhammed Ali was already proving himself a shrewd businessman and intellectual in his mid-teens. Full of determination and with an intense thirst for learning, Taha takes it upon himself to drag his family out of poverty and delights ...

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Oh My Sweet Land – Young Vic, London

Writer/Director: Amir Nizar Zuabi Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty A key feature of Wilfred Owen's war-time poetry is his awareness of the physicality, of the bodies of the men he writes about. These bodies and their visceral descriptions are shorthand for atrocity, for torture, for pain. The grinding nature of the war machine is introduced in seven normal words: “Bent double, like ...

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The Comedy of Errors – RSC at the Roundhouse, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Amir Nizar Zuabi Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] The endless whirl of festivals continues apace with the return of the RSC to its adopted London home at the Roundhouse. As part of the World Shakespeare Festival, which in turn is part of the London 2012 Festival, the RSC’s Shipwreck Trilogy brings together one company and two directors ...

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