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For Services Rendered

Minerva, Chichester Festival Theatre

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© Richard Hubert Smith

© Richard Hubert Smith

 

As if an addendum to all the WW1 remembrances of last year, Chichester Festival Theatre’s shrewd revival of W Somerset Maugham’s For Services Rendered not only adds a rider to those war years but sounds a remarkably apt note for our own times. Continue reading

3 Winters

3 Winters (Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre), London.

© Ellie Kurtz

© Ellie Kurtz

For most of us, Croatia is a little known quantity other than its involvement as part of the bloodiest, most destructive war on European soil since World War Two. Tena Štivičić though has made something memorably epic and personal in her new play that covers three generations in Zagreb over a period of seventy years.
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