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Young Chekhov: Platonov – National Theatre, London

Writer: Anton Chekhov Director: David Hare Reviewer: Maryam Philpott It’s not easy being adored, as many modern celebrities would attest; everyone wanting to be with them all the time, the endless flattery and the expectation that this monumental affection will be returned. Chekhov’s character Platonov experiences this exact problem as one weekend in the country he is reunited with a ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Olivia Vinall

Olivia Vinall is currently appearing in Tom Stoppard's new play The Hard Problem at the National Theatre. This is her third production at the National, having previously appeared in Othello with Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear and King Lear directed by Sam Mendez with Simon Russell Beale. She chats with Charlotte Broadbent about tackling her current rôle, playing at the ...

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The Dark at the Top of the Stairs – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: William Inge Director: Lisa Forrell Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:5] What a versatile space the B2 studio at the Belgrade is! Opening in 2007 as part of the theatre’s refurbishment, its bare concrete walls and utilitarian construction really enhance the productions in there. The Dark at the Top of the Stairs is no exception. The atmosphere of the Flood home ...

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