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Beginning @ National Theatre: Time Makes You Bolder

I was looking forward to Beginning, don’t get me wrong. But when a play seems to come out of nowhere and sweep you away with its magic, that effect is heightened. 1,339 more words

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Saint George & the Dragon

Another half-baked new play on the high profile Olivier stage. Following hot on the heels of Common, Rory Mullarkey’s good idea doesn’t really work in its present form. 325 more words

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St George and The Dragon - National Theatre

St George and The Dragon is both a missed opportunity, as well as a structural, tonal and thematic mess. One of many new autumn plays at the  539 more words

Saint George and the Dragon @ the National Theatre

Saint George and the Dragon is a new play by Rory Mullarkey that takes the Patron Saint of England and rewrites the folk tale. The National website describes the play as a “folk tale for an uneasy nation”, which I think is spot on, particularly in the times of Brexit. 397 more words

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Shows Opening: November 2017

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s monthly guide to shows opening in London – including The Red Lion and Big Fish the Musical … 

Trestle, Southwark Playhouse… 802 more words

From Olivier's dance of death to Picasso's Quixote: the National Theatre's poster power | Stage | The Guardian

An exhibition of highlights from the NT’s archive triggers memories of striking productions and shows how the poster imprints a play on the public’s imagination… 20 more words

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