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‘Unfunny echo of today’s sexual & social injustices’: MEASURE FOR MEASURE – Donmar Warehouse ★★★

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Carole WoddisLeave a Comment

There’s every reason why Josie Rourke should have chosen Measure for Measure to direct in her final season as the Donmar’s artistic director. Anyone with half an ear to public events in the arena of gender relations and abuse of power in the past two years would recognise its extraordinary pertinence.

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‘Will delight Bard-fanatics and newcomers alike’: TWELFTH NIGHT – Wilton’s Music Hall ★★★★

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Anne CoxLeave a Comment

Enter the Elephant Jazz Bar at Wilton’s Music Hall, London for the Watermill Ensemble’s coats-and-tails dive into the 1920s, where the cast of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night serve up a delicious cocktail of prohibition-era delights and post-modern jukebox-infused comedy.