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Pinter Six: Party Time / Celebration – Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Jamie Lloyd Reviewer: Stephen Bates Harold Pinter’s career as a writer encompassed an era of unprecedented social mobility in Britain. Sparked by the end of post-War austerity, new opportunities opened up for the once disadvantaged, London’s East End and West End began to merge and members of the working classes moved up society’s ladder. The sixth ...

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Bull – Young Vic, London

Writer: Mike Bartlett Director: Clare Lizzimore Reviewer:Andy Moseley Stripped back drama where characters are laid bare in front of the audience with nothing to hide behind, or pure exposition devoid of subtext, subtlety or layering? A convincing argument could be made for either interpretation of Mike Bartlett’s 2013 play Bull, finally receiving its London premiere at the Young Vic. That ...

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The Changeling – Young Vic, London

Writer: Thomas Middleton and William Rowley Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3.5] Joe Hill-Gibbins' raucous production of The Changeling first played the intimate Maria studio at the Young Vic earlier this year and encouraged by its success there, it has now transferred into the main theatre to provide a Gothic pre-Christmas treat. Middleton and Rowley's Jacobean tragedy which spirals ...

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