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Spellbinding story of Selassie

Colin Teevan has created an extraordinary showcase for the chameleonic Kathryn Hunter in this adaptation of Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski’s book about the fall of Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, in 1974. Hunter embodies a dozen of Selassie’s loyal flunkeys, … Continue reading

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The Emperor, Young Vic

In 1974, renowned Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski travelled to Ethiopia to chart the downfall of Emperor Haile Selassie, “King of Kings, elect of God”, through interviews with his loyal servants and associates. Kapuscinski’s 1978 book has been adapted by Colin Teevan … Continue reading

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No Man’s Land Leads September’s Top 10 New London Shows

From two theatrical titans taking on Pinter to the RSC in London and an unusual dining experience. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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