In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Ian FosterLeave a Comment

After a premiere in Birmingham last year, Sean Mathias’ production of The Exorcist has resurfaced in the West End in the hope of recreating the chills and thrills of the 1973 movie, despite the fact that it is notoriously difficult to get horror right in the theatre.

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The American Wife Q&A podcast: Is ‘war on terror’ a valid term?

In Audio, Features, Interviews, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Video by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

Is the ‘war on terror’ a valid term? What does the USA Patriot Act stand for (bet you didn’t know it’s an acroynm!)? What exactly is ‘rendition’ and is it ever justified? Why are Americans abroad so often naive or arrogant? (A question asked by an audience member by the way!) Is the timing of the production with the 15th anniversary of 9/11 coincidental? How were members of the company (several of them from New York, including the writers) affected by the attacks on the World Trade Center?