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Talk Radio – Old Red Lion, London

Writer: Eric Bogosian Director: Sean Turner Reviewer: Richard Maguire As some right-wing political views become legitimised by Donald Trump’s presidency in the US, and with our own imminent departure from the EU suggesting a similar surge to the right, this revival of Talk Radio, first performed in 1987, couldn’t be more timely. Trump and, to a lesser extent, Nigel Farage, ...

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No Villain – Trafalgar Studios, London

Writer: Arthur Miller Director: Sean Turner Reviewer: Daniel Perks After its highly successful run at the Old Red Lion Theatre last year, there was much to expect from No Villain, the newly unearthed seminal work from one of the 20thCentury’s great playwrights. This Arthur Miller play more transparently holds a mirror up to his own life in comparison with much ...

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No Villain – Old Red Lion Theatre, London

George Turvey and Helen Cole in No Villan at London's Old Red Lion Theatre

Writer: Arthur Miller Director: Sean Turner Reviewer: Stephen Bates   It is said that the first work of all writers is, to some extent, autobiographical. Arthur Miller was the son of a Jewish New York women’s clothing manufacturer who lost everything in the Great Depression. Therefore, it should come as no great surprise that his debut play is set in ...

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NEWS: Papatango New Writing Prize submissions open

A writer surrounded by crumpled paper

The eighth running of the Papatango New Writing Prize has opened for submissions today [9 December]. Organisers have also announced a major expansion to the prize for 2016, with the winner receiving a £6000 commission and full development support to progress a second play. The Papatango Prize is the UK’s only annual opportunity guaranteeing a new writer full production, publication, ...

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Unscorched – Finborough Theatre, London

Writer: Luke Owen Director: Justin Audibert Reviewer: Alex Ramon [rating:3.5] Unscorched, the debut play by Luke Owen, is the winner of this year’s Papatango New Writing Prize, an award that’s previously gone to such critically well-received works as Dawn King’s Foxfinder (2011) and Louise Monaghan’s Pack (2012). Apparently selected unanimously by the judges from more than 500 entries, Owen’s text ...

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