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‘A profoundly thought-provoking play’: GOOD – Harold Pinter Theatre ★★★★★

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A victim of rescheduling because of theatre lockdowns, Good, starring David Tennant, finally gets in front of an audience but is it worth the wait? Tennant is a household name because of his screen work, but he is also a seasoned stage actor, taking on an eclectic mix of roles from Hamlet to Don Juan in Soho, so expectations are high.

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’An increasingly affecting experience’: GOOD – Harold Pinter Theatre

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C. P. Taylor’s play Good, written in 1981 is about the easy slide into extremism, how a decidedly ordinary, peaceable even tolerant man with no obvious belief in the outcomes of Nazism can actively choose to join and then rise through the ranks to exert a kind of doctrinal influence. And the reason is the thrill of being wanted, of belonging and of being welcomed with open arms even by the leader himself.

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‘A completely successful piece of digital theatre’: WALDEN – Cinemas Nationwide (Online review)

In Films, Online shows, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Plays, Reviews by Louise PennLeave a Comment

Twin sisterhood, space, and the uncertain near future are at play in Amy Berryman’s debut play, Walden, which recently enjoyed a run on stage as part of the Re:Emerge season at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Now, it resurfaces in a filmed version to be released in cinemas on Wednesday.