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REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Invisible Hand at the Tricycle Theatre

In Features, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

American banker Nick Bright knows that his freedom comes at a price. Confined to a cell within the depths of rural Pakistan, every second counts. Who will decide his fate? His captors, or the whims of the market? Indhu Rubasingham directs the European premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar’s political play – but what have critics made of it? The Invisible Hand runs at London’s Tricycle Theatre until 2 July 2016.

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THE INVISIBLE HAND – Tricycle Theatre

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

It is the modern terror that stalks our interconnected world. You’re shut in a stone cell, alone and far from home, and in a chaotic increasingly lawless land, rife with political and tribal rivalries. So your captors themselves are unpredictable: captives in their turn of ideologies, corrupt government, poverty and a daily jolting adrenalin fear. Unreasoning murders like that of Daniel Pearl, haunt every family whose members travel to work in, report on, or help a developing country.

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NEWS: Gina McKee in The Mother, UK premiere of The Invisible Hand at Tricycle

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With her world premiere production of Marcus Gardley’s A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes in previews from this week, Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces the company’s 2016 spring/summer season. The season opens with the transfer of Florian Zeller’s The Mother, starring Gina McKee (pictured), from Theatre Royal Bath, following the critically acclaimed run of Zeller’s The Father …