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Splendour

Donmar Theatre, London

© Johan Persson

© Johan Persson

Abi Morgan’s The Hour was one of the BBC’s sharpest, funniest, pulse-inducing drama series of 2011/12, a withering look at the corporation circa 1950s. A decade earlier, however, she had taken a boldly original look at behind-the-scenes power plays in the international political arena in the form of four women from very different backgrounds brought together on one particular night when their worlds are changing. Continue reading