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Battlefield

Young Vic Theatre, London (****)

© Simon Annand, (left to right) Sean O'Callaghan, Jared McNeill, Ery Nzaramba,  Carole Karemera and Toshi Tsuchitori

© Simon Annand, (left to right) Sean O’Callaghan, Jared McNeill, Ery Nzaramba,
Carole Karemera and Toshi Tsuchitori

An encounter with the theatre of Peter Brook these days is not so much an escape as an audience with the Master, such is the reverence in which understandably he is now held. You have to pinch yourself that at 91, amazingly, he is still making international theatre. The kind of theatre Brook makes, too, is unique: as pure as a child’s soul, as wise as the oldest guru. Continue reading