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Dangerous Corner

In his otherwise unremarkable 1932 debut play Dangerous Corner, JB Priestley employs a promising framing device that hints at the kind of metafictional experimentation found in works like Stoppard’s The Real Thing or Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an … Continue reading

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The People Show 121

People Show is Britain’s longest surviving alternative theatre company, debuting in 1966, and the joy of their 121st outing is its unabashed, old-fashioned entertainment. This zany lampooning of the whodunit takes pot shots at everything from Agatha Christie and Taggart to Prime Suspect and … Continue reading

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The Doctor is in

The answer to the question ‘What made ITV’s Broadchurch (a long-running primetime drama about a child-related crime in a close-knit community produced by Kudos) work when the BBC’s competing Mayday (ditto) did not?’ could simply be answered by two names: David Tennant and Olivia … Continue reading

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