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All Our Children

Jermyn Street Theatre (****)

© Camilla Greenwell, Colin Tierney as Victor Franz, Consultant Paediatrician of a euthanasia clinic...a doctor in distress...

© Camilla Greenwell, Colin Tierney as Victor Franz, Consultant Paediatrician at a children’s euthanasia clinic…a doctor in distress…

In a climate of rising harshness towards the most vulnerable in our society comes Stephen Unwin’s lucid, timely reminder from history about where regarding people as `productive tools’ leads. Continue reading

Strindberg’s Women

Jermyn Street Theatre, London (****)

© Robert Workman, Robin Kingsland (The Brother) offering consolation and advice to Sara Griffiths Gerda, the estranged wife, in Storm

© Robert Workman, Robin Kingsland (The Brother) offering consolation and advice to Sara Griffiths Gerda, the estranged wife, in Storm

August Strindberg is best known for the violence of his views on sexual politics. Miss Julie and Dance of Death are nothing if not agonised and agonising examinations of the hopeless wish to find equanimity in human relations between men and women. Continue reading