THEATRE REVIEW: Oil starring Anne-Marie Duff


WHERE: Almeida

WHEN: 7/10, press night 14/10, runs to 26/11

We last saw Anne-Marie Duff in Husbands and Sons at the National earlier this year where she gave a gritty northern performance that will be tough to be bettered this year and which brings us here to one of our favourite theatres and a first preview of a new play we’ve been excited about for months.

  • Read on for all the gossip about Carrie Cracknell’s exploration of the mother/daughter relationship

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Q&A: Nichelle Nichols on Star Trek including Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Dr Kevin Fong


WHEN: 1/10

Martin Luther King persuaded Nichelle Nichols to continue her role as Lieutenant Uhura in Star Trek and departing US president Barack Obama imagines seeking the character’s advice.

  • Read on for pictures from the BFI’s Black Star Q&A with actress Nichelle Nichols and a panel including Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

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