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Mistress Julie, Baron’s Court Theatre

Johan August Strindberg Directed by Zoe Thomas-Webb ★★ Pros: A fantastic script furnished by a clean and appropriate design are the highlights in this production. Cons: The sexual tension and gripping drama of Strindberg’s script are muted, making the action seem unfounded and unconvincing. Our Verdict: Strindberg’s classic exploration of the politics of desire, gender, and class is always worth checking out, but this particular version fails to take full advantage of what the script has to offer. Courtesy of ...

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Playing With Fire, Drayton Arms

Johan August StrindbergTranslated and Directed by Anna Ostergren★★★ Pros: The tension of the play is palpable throughout, making for exciting viewing. Cons: Some of the acting didn’t quite work for me. Our Verdict: A tense piece of work focusing closely and effectively on human relationships. While an hour isn’t necessarily long enough to engage with characters, Playing with Fire is a wonderfully tense production with extremely strong direction.  Tucked away just off of Gloucester Road, the Drayton Arms appears to ...

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