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‘There is enough heart & brain in the play to keep it going’: RED ELLEN – Edinburgh ★★★

In Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Scotland by Thom DibdinLeave a Comment

Red Ellen, at the Lyceum, co-produced with the Nottingham Playhouse and Northern Stage, suffers from many of the faults that affect biographical drama, and is far too long for its own good. Nevertheless, it has an abundance of compassion and an excellent central performance from Bettrys Jones.

WE WANT YOU TO WATCH – National Theatre

In London theatre, Plays, Reviews by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

PORN AND PHYSICALITY We’re all on the same page here, right? Online pornography is increasingly violent, graphically displaying real, abusive sexual acts devoid of tenderness. Rapist sex is perversely extreme, anatomically damaging and profoundly corrupting to the angry, the lonely, … Continue reading →