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New Nigerians

Arcola Theatre, London (***)

© Alex Brenner, Patrice-Naiambana- (Greatness Ogholi) Tunde-Euba (Danladi Musa)

© Alex Brenner, Patrice-Naiambana- (Greatness Ogholi) Tunde-Euba (Danladi Musa)

`You cannot make dodo without frying plantain’. Though some in the audience may not get the exact reference, Greatness Ogholi knows politics can be a rough old game and that sometimes you have to crack a few eggs to make the omelette! Continue reading

This House

Garrick Theatre, London (****)

© Johan Persson, Steffan Rhodri, Labour Whip, Walter Harrison and Tory opposite number, Nathaniel Parker as Jack Weatherill

© Johan Persson, Steffan Rhodri, Labour Whip, Walter Harrison and Tory opposite number, Nathaniel Parker as Jack Weatherill

James Graham is turning into one of our most treasured stage political commentators. Having first emerged ten years ago with the small but perfectly formed (and award winning) Eden’s Empire at the Finborough, This House, which has taken on a life of its own since its first appearance at the National Theatre in 2012 in the Cottesloe Theatre is on a far grander scale. Continue reading