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Endgame/Rough for Theatre II, Old Vic

“Nothing is funnier than unhappiness.” Director Richard Jones has certainly taken Beckett’s words to heart in this vividly comic, star-cast Old Vic double bill, pairing Endgame with a lesser-known short play – which acts as a sort of stylistic and thematic amuse bouche. The result is a richly engaging … Continue reading

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Modern warfare

Wake up. Bus to work. Office banter. Office tedium. Office misogyny. Meal deals. Emails. Calls. Customer abuse. Missing colleagues. Resentful interns. Loans. Debts. Life lost in the shuffle. An average day for an averagely content person? Or an increasingly unbearable … Continue reading

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