WHERE? Dorfman Theatre, National
RUN TIME: 75 minutes (without interval)
Author Bryna Turner explains the conflict at the heart of her play is between a revolutionary, the old guard and someone seeking to make progress, and its star Fiona Shaw adds 1 word – ‘Brexit’.
- Read on for reasons including how this play forms part of the Courage Everywhere season at the National
WORTH A LOOK?: ****
WHERE: Donmar at King’s Cross Theatre
WHEN: 18/11, runs to 17/12
‘Cel-e-ry, cel-e-ry, She won’t come unless you tickle her bum with a lump of celery.’
- Read on for reasons including why this football chant fits perfectly with this all-female cast’s prison-set amalgamation of Henry IV (Parts I and II)
WORTH A LOOK?: *****
WHERE: Donmar at King’s Cross
WHEN: 30/9, runs to 15/10
Q: How many of Shakespeare’s characters were female? A: 16 per cent.
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