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Pick of the Week

A new Coen caper, Hermione’s directing debut, ENO’s strike battle, and revolution in the music industry. Read my full theartsdesk newsletter here

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Husbands & Sons, National Theatre

If the thought of three hours of DH Lawrence fills you with dread, fear not. Ben Powers’ inspired melding of Lawrence’s trio of mining plays births a spellbindingly intimate epic with atmosphere thick as the coal dust engulfing this cloistered … Continue reading

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Made in Dagenham, Adelphi Theatre

Labour disputes has proved a fruitful West End topic, from Billy Elliot and The Full Monty to The Pyjama Game, and this new addition is keen to follow in their picket-lined footsteps. It has strong creative pedigree, too, with a … Continue reading

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Dourly funny insight into grind of factory life

This is the year of Richard Bean. The One Man, Two Guvnors creator is undergoing a renaissance, with 2014 boasting Pitcairn at the Globe, the National’s Great Britain and West End musical Made in Dagenham. Toast, transporting us to the … Continue reading

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