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An Intervention

A smart two-hander, An Intervention begins with a drink-fuelled confrontation between A, a young woman who has just been on an anti-war protest, and her best friend, B, who stayed at home. But as they argue about the politics of military intervention, it soon becomes apparent that the underlying point at issue is the man’s new relationship with the offstage...

Some Enchanted Evening

While singer/songwriter Amanda McBroom is no stranger to London audiences, this is the first time that she has performed in the capital with husband, the singer George Ball.
Billed as an evening of romance for grown-ups, Some Enchanted Evening features a selection of McBroom’s own compositions, including the hit ballad The Rose, plus an assortment of Brel standards.
McBroom’s banter...

Every Last Trick

James Dacre’s inaugural season as artistic director at the Royal and Derngate continues with Tamsin Oglesby’s new version of George Feydeau’s Le Systeme Ribadier – in which a philandering husband uses his powers of hypnotism to put his wife to sleep while he gads about with another woman.
Directed by Told by an Idiot’s Paul Hunter and, in Aitor Basauri...

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Hamlet

Hamlet by Harry Venning for week 16, 2014

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    • Thom Dibdin catches up with actor and playwright David Haig
    • Nick Smurthwaite interviews Russian polymath Andrei Konchalovsky
    • playwright Mike Bartlett talks to Matt Trueman
    • Honour Bayes talks to some of the key players behind the RSC's Roaring Girls season
    • Liz Arratoon meets current Queen Ratling Rosalie Kirkman
    • AK Bennett-Hunter previews this year's PLASA Focus event in Leeds