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Shylock – mac, Birmingham

Writer: Gareth Armstrong Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Many literate folk would profess to at least a passing familiarity with The Merchant of Venice and its antagonist, Shylock. It’s well known that Shylock is the stereotypical jew of the times – a character driven by hatred of the Christian world, who seeks revenge for the persecution he and his kind suffered each ...

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Burton – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Writer: Gwynne Edwards Director: Hugh Thomas Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Burton opens with those immortal words, “To begin at the beginning” and that’s where Burton (Rhodri Miles) starts. He relates his early family life and how he believes genes affect our personality. The strong, earthy, proud, independent, socialist background of his youth, influenced him throughout his life. He constantly refers to ...

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