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The Seagull

Lyric Hammersmith, London ***

© Tristram Kenton, Adelayo Adedayo as Nina, Brien Vernel as Konstantin, two young creative souls destined to be crushed....

© Tristram Kenton, Adelayo Adedayo as Nina, Brien Vernel as Konstantin, two young creative souls destined to be crushed….

I couldn’t help wondering what the shoals of young college students who trooped into the Lyric last night were making of this latest version of Chekhov’s classic about innocence defiled, Art and ambition. Continue reading

Cuttin’ It

Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, London (****)

© David Sandison, Tsion Habte (Iqra) and Adelayo Adedayo (Muna)

© David Sandison, Tsion Habte (Iqra) and Adelayo Adedayo (Muna)

As one of the taboos only recently brought fully into the light, FGM (female genital mutilation) counts pretty high. For a long time, everyone pussy-footed around raising it for fear of causing offence to other cultures and their traditions. Continue reading