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I See You (Ngiyakubona Ek Sien Jou Ndiyakubona)

Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, London (*****)

© Johan Persson, ayo Gbadamosi (Ben) and Desmond Dube (Buthelezi)

© Johan Persson, ayo Gbadamosi (Ben) and Desmond Dube (Buthelezi)

Another triumph for one of the Royal Court’s unsung heroes. Elyse Dodgson has been running the International arm of the Royal Court’s activities for nearly two decades, developing new writing voices. The project now has connections in 70 countries. Continue reading

Linda

Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, London (****)

© Johan Persson

© Johan Persson

With extraordinary, even eerily apt timing, in the week that a judge ruled that a woman who felt she had lost her sparkle at 50 had a right to refuse life-saving dialysis treatment, the Royal Court’s latest deals precisely with the invisibility felt by older women. Continue reading