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The Eyes of the Night – Cervantes Theatre, London

Writer: Paloma Pedrero Translator: Catherine Boyle Director: Simone Coxall Reviewer: Margarita Shivarova Performed in a studio theatre stage, the English translation of this play offers a memorable experience through both its story and the choices made by the production team. Soon after the audience meets Lucia(Lanna Joffrey) and Angel(Samuel Brewer), two strangers, inwardly alike in their frustration with life, norms ...

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The Swallow – Cervantes Theatre, London

Writer: Guillem Clua Director: Paula Paz Reviewer: Maryam Philpott After the death of a loved one, grief can make people do or say extraordinary things, but one aspect of mourning that people are less likely to discuss is how competitive it makes them. Along with all the charming things that are said about the deceased, it can also unleash a ...

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The House of Bernarda Alba – Cervantes Theatre, London

Writer: Federico Garcia Lorca Director: Jorge de Juan Reviewer: Maryam Philpott “To be born a woman is the worst punishment” claims the titular character in Federico Garcia Lorca’s frequently revived play The House of Bernarda Alba, and, although written in 1936 it’s hard to entirely disagree. European society may have moved on, but the return of Jorge de Juan’s 2017 ...

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