9 Apr 2019
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Top Girls National Theatre

Top Girls Review National Theatre

“Gender performativity in all its contradictory glory” Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls is a perfect skewering of Thatcherism and individualism that to this day reverberates through school text books, university lecture halls and theatres worldwide. But it’s Lyndsey Turner’s National Theatre revival – shiny, attitude-packed, ominous and shoulder padded to the rafters – which convinced me […]

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22 Feb 2019
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Tartuffe

Tartuffe Review National Theatre

“Thoroughly entertaining throughout” One could call Molière France’s answer to Shakespeare. He’s been lauded as the greatest writer in the French language, and his plays written in the 17th century were originally written in similarly complex verse. The National Theatre’s production of Tartuffe brings the story into the 21st century with John Donnelly’s new adaptation […]

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