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German Skerries

Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, London (***)

© Manuel Harlan George Evans (Jack Williams), Howard Ward (Martin Jones)

© Manuel Harlan
George Evans (Jack Williams), Howard Ward (Martin Jones)

Robert Holman has long been a favourite, ever since seeing Making Noise Quietly and Other Worlds in the early ‘80s. So Orange Tree and Up in Arms revival of one of his very early works is very welcome. Continue reading

Pomona

The Temporary Theatre, National Theatre, London

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© Richard Davenport

© Richard Davenport

Alistair McDowall’s Pomona has become something of a phenomenon. First staged by the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama last year, it was picked up by the Orange Tree’s new artistic director, Paul Miller who despite having his Arts Council funding cut on the day he arrived, has continued to pursue a determinedly brave programme – none more so than Pomona. Continue reading