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Hangmen

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

© Simon Annand

© Simon Annand

 

Appropriately for a writer whose stock in trade is the darkest of gallows humours, Martin McDonagh, playwright and screen-writer/director (In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths) has returned to the London stage after a decade’s absence with a play about hangmen. Continue reading