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Our Friends, The Enemy, Theatre 503

Alex GwytherDirected by Tom O’Brien★★★★ Pros: A strong performance and script from Gwyther, even-handed direction from O’Brien, and a timeless, deeply human message. Cons: The diffusion of narrative focus devalues the stories of the two characters who underpin the text; several passages come close to being a cliché and the mild allusions to the architects of war might have carried more venom. Our Verdict: A combative one-man piece with a lot to offer. Our Friends, The Enemy enjoyed a successful run ...

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Our Friends, The Enemy, New Wimbledon Studio

Alex GwytherDirected by Tom O’Brien★★★ Pros: Fantastic design coupled with a bright and enthusiastic performance based on a fascinating historical moment. Cons: The plot didn’t have much of an arc and despite an engaging performance, the script might have been better suited as a short story or full-cast production rather than a solo piece. Our Verdict: There were many great elements at play here but ultimately the dramatic presentation lacks effectiveness. Courtesy of New Wimbledon Theatre Alex Gwyther is the ...

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