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The Glass Menagerie – Arcola Theatre, London

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Femi Elufowoju Jr. Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Deft touches are woven in with the more powerful straight shots in Femi Elufowoju Jr’s cracking version of the Tennessee Williams old favourite. Williams’ original down-on-their-luck family are in this version African Americans, a shift that feels like it adds a level of grit and poignancy an all-white affair lacks. ...

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The Whip Hand – The DOOR, Birmingham REP

A man and a woman in a lounge

Writer: Douglas Maxwell Director: Tessa Walker Reviewer: John Kennedy See y’man, Dougie? He has a moral imperative to right some historical wrongs and he has his presentation all prepared on PowerPoint but that all goes west - as once did the countless slaves, he announces, their family ancestor, millionaire, Saracen Bell, condemned to the sugar plantations. Jonathan Watson’s, at first amiable, ...

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