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Screens – Theatre 503, London

Writer: Stephen Laughton Director: Cressida Brown Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Stephen Laughton’s new play tries to fit a lot into its 65-minute running time. National identity of second-generation immigrants, Brexit-inspired racism, sibling rivalry, homophobia, dating apps, Guardian readers’ assumptions about conflicts and their causes, and the modern world’s over-dependence on mobile phones. If you were thinking that what a one-act play ...

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Chekhov Comedies – St James Studio, London

Writer: Anton Chekhov Director: Edward Hulme Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:4] Getting bored with salads, sandwiches and sushi? Maybe it’s time to invigorate lunch breaks with a little Chekhov. Not an obvious choice, as the great chronicler of the declining days of the privileged classes in pre-Revolutionary Russia may well be thought to have become something of a bore himself, with ...

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