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The Tribe

A bleak vision of a society gone to pot is part thriller, part bad dream. Performed, with no dialogue, by a superb deaf cast, this is an uncomfortable but long-memorable feature says Laurence Green.

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Carmen Disruption

Laurence Green takes in an ambitious contemporary reworking of Bizet's opera but, for all its promise, finds it to be resolutely uninvolving.

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The Merchant of Venice

Laurence Green watches an absorbing production of The Merchant of Venice with Jonathan Pryce in magnetic form as the money lender Shylock.

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Gypsy

A knockout performance from Imelda Staunton lights up Jonathan Kent's revival of the classic musical Gypsy at The Savoy Theatre says Laurence Green.

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Oppenheimer

Laurence Green watches Tom Morton-Smith's Oppenheimer and finds an impeccably performed production that will leave you shaken and stirred.

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Game

Sacha Wares directs a queasily funny, invasive and unnerving tale in which the audience join the players as complicit voyeurs.

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Closer

Laurence Green reviews the revival production of Patrick Marber’s comedy about love and lust at the Donmar Warehouse.

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The Hard Problem

Laurence Green reviews the latest play from Tom Stoppard, The Hard Problem, after a nine year absence.

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Dara

A play which has its root in the past but resonates in the present is how you could describe Nadia Fall’s timely production of Dara (Lyttleton Theatre at the National), based on a true story.

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Bad Jews

Don’t be put off by the provocative title of Joshua Harmon’s new play Bad Jews (St. James Theatre) as it is a penetrating and blistering funny study of faith favouritism and a family feud.

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Last of the Unjust

Laurence Green finds Holocaust documentary The Last of the Unjust to be a powerful and important film that deserves to be seen.

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The Merchant of Venice

Laurence Green views a Rupert Goold's seriously flawed production of The Merchant of Venice.

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Henry IV Parts I & II

Laurence Green reviews Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Shakespeare’s Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 at the Barbican Theatre.

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Visitors

Laurence Green reviews Visitors, Barney Norris's feature about ageing, a play that is by turns funny, tender and desperately sad.

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Sunny Afternoon

Laurence Green reviews Edward Hall's Sunny Afternoon and finds enough quality to brighten up the gloom of advancing winter!

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Life Itself

Laurence Green finds Steve James's documentary film charting the last months of film critic Roger Ebert by turns personal, funny, painful and deeply moving.

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Uncle Vanya

Staged in the 21st century Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya at St James Theatre fails to deliver any depth to the characters, says Laurence Green.

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Speed-the-Plow

Laurence Green has an entertaining and thought provoking evening in the Playhouse Theatre with Lindsay Lohan’s West End stage debut - Speed-the-Plow.

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Albion

The turbulent rise of the new far right in modern-day Britain is explored by Chris Thompson in his explosive, timely play Albion (Bush Theatre), directed by Ria Parry.

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Edinburgh International Festival 2014

This year's Edinburgh International Festival marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One with an eclectic programme of theatre, dance and music.

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Richard III

Laurence Green reviews the modernised version of William Shakespeare's Richard III

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Porgy and Bess

Laurence Green enjoys an an evening of musical excellence at the Regent's Park open air theatre production of "Porgy and Bess"

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The Crucible

Laurence Green reviews the gripping revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Laurance reviews Lucy Bailey’s new production at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

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Turner makes it to the big screen

Timothy Spall to play Turner in Mike Leigh's costume biopic of one of Britain's greatest artists.

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Hobson’s Choice

Laurence Green reviews Nadia Fall’s absorbing production of Hobson’s Choice at the Open Air Theatre.

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The Confessions of Gordon Brown

The sold out political play at last year’s Edinburgh International Festival is coming to the Ambassadors Theatre.

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This May Hurt a Bit

Laurence Green reviews Stella Feehlly’s satire on the NHS entitled This May Hurt a Bit at St James Theatre.

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Wolf Hall / Bring Up the Bodies

Laurence Green enjoys Mike Poulton's masterly adaptation of Hilary Mantel's two 16th-century-based novels as the RSC put on a richly rewarding theatrical experience

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Privacy

Laurence Green gets a disturbing insight in to the ways technology is changing attitudes to personal space and the very idea of identity via James Graham's Privacy.

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