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The Golden Dream, directed by Diego Quemada-Díez

Warmth and compassion override the wretchedness in an authentic portrayal of illegal immigrants trying to enter the US, says Philip Kemp

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Sherlock Holmes: a very British superhero Subscription

2 January 2014

The 21st-century reincarnation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s creation is our version of Superman, argues Fern Riddell

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  • Stage whispers: Joan LittlewoodSubscription

    21 August 2014

    When Liz Schafer interviewed the Oh! What A Lovely War director, she was bowled over by her passionate and indiscreet insights into her life in theatre

  • The Valley of Astonishment, Young Vic, LondonSubscription

    19 June 2014

    Peter Brook’s play about synaesthesia delights Matthew Reisz with its blend of philosophical themes and Shakespearean comedy

  • The Malcontent, by John MarstonSubscription

    10 April 2014

    By using ‘children’ in adult roles the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse both challenges the audience and returns to original practice

  • Review: The Duchess of MalfiSubscription

    16 January 2014

    Physical aspects of a new theatre both add to and detract from a convincingly chilling tale of sororicide, attests Liz Schafer

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