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The Ruling Class

This is the first major revival of a 45-year-old Peter Barnes play and I can see why director Jamie Lloyd wanted to do it now. It’s a satire on the aristocracy, the political class and the establishment – the ruling class – at a time when we appear to be a divided society once more, ‘them and us’ all over again. 425 more words


The Ruling Class - Trafalgar Studios - review

‘Behaviour which would be considered insanity in a tradesman is looked on as mild eccentricity in a lord.’

Jack Gurney (James McAvoy) and Grace Shelley (Kathryn Drysdale).   545 more words


Richard III with Martin Freeman at the Trafalgar Studios, London

I got lucky on Saturday the 2nd of August. I had been told that Shakespeare’s Richard III, starring Martin Freeman at the Trafalgar Studios, was sold out for the next two weeks. 503 more words


Review: Richard III (starring Martin Freeman), at Trafalgar Transformed (aka Trafalgar studios)

There is much to like about Richard III. He is an one-man slaughter house, although he is more the senior executive than the cleaver. He is manipulative but he confides in us. 795 more words