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Hedda Tesman

Minerva Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre ****
Runs 2hrs 30 mins with one interval

Review of perf seen Sept 5, 2019:

© Johan Persson, Haydn Gwynne as the unhappy, self-hating Hedda Tesman...

© Johan Persson, Haydn Gwynne as the unhappy, self-hating Hedda Tesman…

Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler – along with Nora Helmer – are two of the most haunting characters in the classical theatre repertoire.  Continue reading

The Rubenstein Kiss

Southwark Playhouse, London ****
Runs: 2hrs 45 mins with one 20min interval.
TICKETS: Box Office: 020 7407 0234

Review: by Carole Woddis of performance seen Mar 21, 2019:

© Scott Rylander, Ruby Bentall (Esther Rubenstein) & Henry Proffit (Jakob Rubenstein) - political fire and passion, shared belief in a better world...

© Scott Rylander, Ruby Bentall (Esther Rubenstein) & Henry Proffit (Jakob Rubenstein) – political fire and passion, shared belief in a better world…

Public and private lives intertwine in James Phillips’s The Rubenstein Kiss, first seen at Hampstead Theatre in 2005. Continue reading