Monica Dolan is more than worth the journey in Lia Williams’ striking production of Doubt: A Parable at Chichester Festival Theatre.
The story is told in 90 riveting minutes in conversations between just four actors who portrayed their characters with impeccable dynamism.
In light of Roman Tragedies reminding us of the vast potential of what Shakespeare can be rather than the tendency towards the ‘proper’ readings of his work that we tend to get here in the UK (vast generalisations I know, but can you really argue against it…), it’s gratifying to see directors, and venues, taking the opportunity to stretch those traditional notions.
Twentieth-anniversary revival of 1990s zeitgeist play is flashy, loud and fun, but also lacks emotional connection
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Last year’s Evening Standard and Critics Circle Award-winning best newcomer David Moorst (pictured in Violence and Son, for which he won) returns to the stage to play Gary in Lyric Hammersmith’s 20th anniversary revival of Mark Ravenhill‘s Shopping and F**king. Artistic director Sean Holmes‘ production runs at the Lyric from 7 October to 5 November 2016, with a press night on 12 …