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THE KITE RUNNER – West End

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At one point in The Kite Runner, taxi driver Farid says “I don’t think there is a more Afghan way to die than stepping on a mine.” Or, indeed, live. The role may be one of the smallest but these are the words which perfectly express how pinioned all the play’s characters are by their circumstances, be it their race, their wealth, their gender or their location.

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THE GLASS MENAGERIE – West End

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The Glass Menagerie ★★★★ Review by Franco Milazzo Its taken her a lifetime but finally the American stage and TV actress Cherry Jones has finally made it to London in an inspirational revival of The Glass Menagerie. Jones may be more familiar to British audiences through TV shows like 24 and Black Mirror but in […]

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THIS HOUSE – West End

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“One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don’t go into government.” Those are the words of Donald Trump and, frankly, there will be a lot of people agreeing with him especially after his recent victory in the US. It hasn’t always been this way, though.