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The Homecoming – Trafalgar Studios, London

Gary Kemp, Gemma Chan, Ron Cook, in The Homecoming

Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Jamie Lloyd Reviewer: Stephen Bates   Explaining the link between plays chosen for his recent seasons at Trafalgar Studios, Jamie Lloyd stated that they all question what it is to be British. He now brings his company back to the same theatre with a 50th Anniversary revival of Harold Pinter’s masterpiece, The Homecoming, a biting, dark ...

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Our Ajax – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Timberlake Wertenbaker Director: David Mercatali Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:3.5] Inspired by Sophocles’ tragedy Ajax, written in the 5th Century BC, and developed using interviews with armed forces personnel, Timberlake Wertenbaker sets her new play among British forces fighting in a modern day Asian desert war zone. Lt Col Ajax has been passed over for promotion to Brigadier in favour ...

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Yellow Face – Park Theatre, London

Writer: David Henry Hwang Director: Alex Sims Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3.5] London’s newest theatre opened its doors in Finsbury Park last week but the Park Theatre also has a more intimate studio and it is the UK premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Yellow Face that christens that space. Hwang was the first Asian-American to win a Tony for Best Play ...

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