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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Emilia review at Shakespeare’s Globe, London – ‘the essence of a woman too long forgotten by the books of history’ by Jn Benjamin

Emilia Bassano Lanier was one hell of a woman. Born in 1569, she was one of the first Englishwomen to publish an

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Aristocrats review at the Donmar Warehouse, London – ‘sleepy production of Brian Friel’s play’ by Jn Benjamin

In Brian Friel’s 1979 play Aristocrats, Ballybeg Hall is a large and decaying house that sits on top of a hill in

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Friday, July 6, 2018

SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill review at NST City, Southampton – ‘an otherworldly requiem’ by Jn Benjamin

Based on a book by Fred Khumalo and adapted for the stage by South African theatre company Isango Ensemble and playwright Gbolahan

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

The Jungle review at Playhouse Theatre, London – ‘atmospheric, stirring and profound’ by Jn Benjamin

The Jungle starts with an ending. Another eviction notice has been served in the Calais Refugee camp and the news has sent

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