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A View from Islington North

Arts Theatre, London (***)

© Robert Workman, Ann Mitchell (Ayn Rand), Steve John Shepherd (Gideon/George)

© 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

Crouch Touch Pause Engage

 

© Robert Workman

© Robert Workman

Arcola Theatre, London

Welsh Rugby captain Gareth Thomas was at the peak of his career when the roof fell in and he `came out’ as gay. Imagine. A sporting legend in the Welsh mining communities where rugby was second only to chapel in reverence. Rugby in Wales is a religion. Continue reading