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‘A dazzling, excoriating new version’: ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST – Lyric Hammersmith ★★★★★

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Daniel Rigby won a BAFTA for his portrayal of the beloved comedian Eric Morecambe in a 2011 TV film. The spirit of Morecambe – endearing, absurd, inspired, with a slight edge of danger – permeates Rigby’s performance in this savagely brilliant reinvention of Dario Fo and Franca Rame’s police corruption satire Accidental Death Of An Anarchist at the Lyric Hammersmith.

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Lie at the Menier Chocolate Factory

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Real-life husband and wife Alexander Hanson and Samantha Bond star in Florian Zeller’s The Lie, along with Tony Gardner and Alexandra Gilbreath. The latest from the French wunderkind is once again translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Lindsay Posner. It runs at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory until 18 November 2017. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.