‘Hedda will always be painful’: Eve Allin writes on Cordelia Lynn’s Ibsen update, and the difficulty of re-writing a trapped character.
The green-eyed monster: Neil Dowden reviews Nicholas Wright’s drama about the dangerous rivalry between actors Paul Robeson and José Ferrer.
Complex ideas and striking symbolism: Charlotte Jones makes a successful return to stage-writing with this nineteenth-century drama.
With witnessing comes responsibility: Tinuke Craig’s double-bill debbie tucker green revival forces its audience into a community.
Lacks real poignancy: The flaws in this little-performed Tennessee Williams are exposed in Jonathan Kent’s laboured production, says Neil Dowden.
“The plague-infected soil of lies!” Blair Hunter-Coleridge reviews Hugh Bonneville in Christopher Hampton’s version of Ibsen.
The legacy of war.
Exhilarating and heart-breaking.
Glorified polemical debate.
Oh Captain, my Captain
Inside and out.
Hare’s response to Rattigan.
Rattigan’s masterful play revived.
Unearthing an unproduced Rattigan screenplay.