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The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter Theatre

It’s 60 years since Harold Pinter’s play premiered – and flopped – at Lyric Hammersmith, baffling critics (with one exception) and audiences alike. Now, we expect the sinister subversion of both the seemingly mundane setting and the dramatic form that … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Peter Wight

The actor discusses the 60th-anniversary revival of Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Against, Almeida Theatre

The incident tent, the police tape: a sickeningly familiar sight, made fresh yet again by the tragic events of this week. But that very familiarity, and the tendency of one event to be swiftly superseded by another in the public … Continue reading

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The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, Theatre Royal Haymarket

The late, great Edward Albee is certainly having a West End ‘moment’, but it rather places this particular revival at a disadvantage, comparing unfavourably as it does with the shattering, unforgettable Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? a few streets away. … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Archie Madekwe

The actor discusses his role in the West End revival of Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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