Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, London ****
Review: by Carole Woddis of performance seen Dec 27, 2018:
© Johan Persson, Maggie Steed as Maureen, loyal but under the deputy headmaster’s marital thumb, and Nicola Walker as the renegade daughter, Anna, now teaching in a hated Academy school…set by Chloe Lamford.
Mark Ravenhill made his name as part of the 1990s In-Yer-Face wave of young British dramatists with the play calculated to shock, Shopping and F**king. Continue reading
Arts Theatre, London (***)
© Robert Workman, Ann Mitchell (Ayn Rand), Steve John Shepherd (Gideon/George) in David Hare’s Ayn Rand Takes a Stand
This is a strange evening. Styled an evening of political satire, it turns out to be an under-whelming evening save for one major exception. Continue reading