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Terri trips: Ibsen via India in When the Crows Visit’s world premiere

In Features, London theatre, Native, Opinion, Photos, Plays, Quotes, Special Events, Ticket recommendations, Twitter by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

I’ve been remiss in not getting back up to Kilburn, where I lived for many years, since the reopening of Kiln Theatre. But I was able to put that right with a trip to artistic director Indhu Rubasingham’s world premiere production of Anupama Chandresekhar’s When the Crows Visit.

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‘A violently disturbing play & so it should be’: WHEN THE CROWS VISIT – Kiln Theatre ★★★★

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Director Indhu Rubasingham spares us none of the rage and horror of violent mutilation as male anger rises against women who are educated in Anumpama Chandrasekhar’s play When The Crows Visit and – this makes you wince – of female complicity in the middle and oldest generations

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‘Embracing the full diversity of British society in every shape, size, age & ability’: PERICLES – National Theatre

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What is a national theatre for? You’d be forgiven for answering ‘complaining about’ given the amount of sniping regularly aimed at the institution. But with the launch of Public Acts, the National Theatre’s new national initiative, you feel that they’ve alighted on the answer.