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Othello – Union Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Adaptor/Director: Phil Willmott Reviewer: David Guest The centenary of the infamous and shocking Amritsar Massacre in India is the springboard for the bold and imaginative reinterpretation of Shakespeare’s Othello at the Union Theatre. Written at the beginning of the 17thCentury, the play has often been given contemporary styling to focus on the issues of race , tolerance and ...

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Under the Mulberry Tree – The Studio at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Timothy Jones Director: Hannah Eidinow Reviewer: Edie Ranvier Edinburgh is labouring under a glut of plays, written by men, about how infertility turns women into psychopathic harridans.At the Lyceum, Tim Barrow’s Union is busy portraying Queen Anne, on the back of her miscarriages, as an unhinged despot who goes about breast-feeding a swaddled doll, leaving off occasionally to oppress ...

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