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‘A bit of a feminist oddball’: TOP GIRLS – National Theatre

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Back in 1982 Helen Gurley Brown, then editor of US Cosmopolitan, informed the world that women could “have it all”. As if, in an act of defiance, in the same year, writer Caryl Churchill replied with Top Girls, a quirky and off-beat play that shows the price women must pay in trying to combine being […]

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NEWS: Denis O’Hare is joined by Kevin Doyle & Olivia Williams in National Theatre’s Tartuffe

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Denis O’Hare, making his National Theatre debut as Tartuffe, will be joined by Kevin Doyle as Orgon and Olivia Williams as Elmire in a new version of Molière’s comic masterpiece by John Donnelly. Directed by Blanche McIntyre, the production will run in rep from 9 February to 30 April 2019 in the Lyttelton Theatre.

MAN AND SUPERMAN Lyttelton, SE1

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BRAVADO, BRIGANDS, FABIANS, LIFE-FORCES….. It is a truth universally acknowledged that George Bernard Shaw was a bit of a windbag. At no point did the words “Less is more”, or “Show don’t tell” impinge on his exuberant, contrarian torrents of … Continue reading →