Arcola Theatre’s production of Maxim Gorky’s play captures the contradictions of pre-revolutionary Russia and the potential for change, writes Julie Sherry
This release ought to ensure McMullan’s rightful place among the better-known Delta greats such as Patton, Robert Johnson, Son House and Willie Brown.
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Gee Vaucher’s extensive body of work spanning 50 years reveals one of the best and most political collage artists of the century, writes?Jeff Jackson
This sketch show is pitched as “satirising the state of the nation”.
National Theatre’s contemporary translation of Henrik Ibsen’s play satisfies a taste for melodrama but many will prefer his early work, says?John Baker
The White King is a dystopian family drama. It’s set in a world of great technological advances, but the mass of people are repressed into a peasant-like existence.