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Against – Almeida Theatre, London

Writer: Christopher Shinn Director: Ian Rickson Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Christopher Shinn’s new play Against is proof that no good deed goes unpunished, and in the world of tech billionaires you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t. We take quite a contradictory view of big multinationals or famous entrepreneurs patronising the arts or starting charity missions – they ...

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American Psycho – Almeida, London

Writer: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis Music and Lyrics: Duncan Sheik Director: Rupert Goold Reviewer: Lou Flaxman [Rating:4] Bret Easton Ellis’ controversial slasher satire, American Psycho, is a disturbing portrait of the financial greed and yuppy consumerism of the 1980‘s, a grotesque inversion of the American dream, which divided critics when it was first published ...

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