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Review: Betrayal, Derby Theatre

Director Lekan Lawal has made Harold Pinter’s classic Betrayal his own with a visionary contemporary production at Derby Theatre.

With a brave use of cinematic styling he projects the menace and tension created amid the emotional chaos of the fractured lives of the adulterers on to the stage. 286 more words


The Homecoming: A Freudian Reading Is a Bit Too Obvious

This article first appeared on The Oxford Student website on 16 February 2017.

This is not a show to beat the fifth week blues. And frankly, thank god for that. 563 more words

The Oxford Student

Lekan at the helm as director for Betrayal

Derby Theatre’s apprentice director Lekan Lawal will be at the helm for the March production of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal.

Lekan came to the city from London via the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme which offers exceptional emerging young people the chance to become artistic leaders. 403 more words


Wisdom Eludes

Wisdom continues to elude me.

Not wanting to repeat myself, I did a small search of my previous blogs on wisdom. I’ve written a lot about wisdom, its mysteries and its manifestations. 326 more words


When writing becomes reading: notes on The Occupants

I was thrilled when I learned my story The Occupants had made it into the top three for the London Short Story Prize in 2016. 1,048 more words

Aaron Cox

spirals and dots

Sometimes all I have to draw on is the small screen of a older version iPhone.  I like Zen Brush, a monochrome package building images through layers of greys with pressure sensitive variable brush size in a single stroke.  140 more words


“Pinter’s People” - Review

This was my response to “Pinter’s People”,
as performed at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London, 2007 

What an opportunity…

As a lifelong fan of Pinter, and about to direct my fourth production of one of his plays – … 500 more words