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Emilia

Shakespeare’s Globe, London ****

© Helen Murray, Vinette Robinson as Emilia 2 with some hard choices to make…

Review by Carole Woddis of performance seen Aug 15, 2018:

Following hard on the heels of Othello in this year’s season, you’d think that Michelle Terry’s new commission, judging by its title, would be a play based on Iago’s wife, Emilia, the one who too late realises what a villain her husband has been – a kind of complementary companion piece to Shakespeare’s. Continue reading

Boys Will Be Boys

Bush Hall, London (*** for play/**** for production)

© Helen Murray. Provocative...

© Helen Murray. Provocative…

Melissa Bubnic’s fierce denunciation of the City and its financial practises makes for uncomfortable viewing if you’re a woman. To survive, `you whore’, says her anti-heroine, Astrid Wentworth bluntly. `You do whatever it takes to make clients like you.’ Continue reading