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Damned by Despair, National Theatre

Tirso de Molina, in a new version by Frank McGuinnessDirected by Bijan Sheibani★★★ Pros: Spectacular design, interesting concept, and excellent performances, particularly in moments of humor. Cons: The content was a bit dense – made all the more complicated by the inconsistent attempt to update the era and language. Our Verdict: An interesting and unique work, but the production fails to revitalize this Spanish classic for a contemporary audience. Courtesy of the Evening Standard When you first enter the Olivier ...

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Greenland, National Theatre

Moira Buffini, Matt Charman, Penelope Skinner & Jack ThorneDirected by Bijan Sheibani★★ Courtesy of National Theatre Climate change is no longer a controversial topic. The vast majority of people agree that it is a reality, and know that in the future it could create irreversible damage. This makes it hard to write a script to challenge viewpoints and stimulate debate on the subject – all that such scripts can achieve is to further raise awareness about the problem. However, since ...

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