Athol Fugard

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Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act review – a short, sharp shock
Athol Fugard’s portrait of two lovers defying an apartheid-era ban on interracial sex crackles with tension

Chris Wiegand

03, Sep, 2021 @11:14 AM

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David Lan: In the age of apartheid, theatre resisted
The theatre director and writer looks back at the spirit of protest that fuelled daring dramas staged in South Africa 50 years ago

David Lan

26, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Hello and Goodbye review – Athol Fugard’s powerful sibling drama
Athol Fugard’s tale of siblings’ ambiguous reunion

Clare Brennan

24, Nov, 2019 @5:30 AM

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Hello and Goodbye review – Athol Fugard's dark reunion gets under the skin
Fugard’s profound examination of a South African family ripped apart by a workplace accident is devastatingly brilliant

Catherine Love

22, Nov, 2019 @11:03 AM

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The week in theatre: “Mr Harold”… and the boys; Blood Wedding; Macbeth – review
Athol Fugard’s masterly apartheid drama, lyrical Irish Lorca, and a tragically stately Macbeth

Susannah Clapp

06, Oct, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Boulevard theatre, London's new Soho venue, announces first shows
State-of-the-art West End theatre opens its doors with a season including plays by Cormac McCarthy and Lucy Prebble

Chris Wiegand

03, Oct, 2019 @7:00 AM

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'Master Harold' … and the Boys review – a waltz for worldly harmony
Athol Fugard explores South Africa in 1950 through a white teenager and two black men who practise ballroom dance routines

Michael Billington

02, Oct, 2019 @9:42 AM

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Book clinic: what books can help me to love my enemies?
Buddhist wisdom and Anita Brookner help make sense of those annoying others

Julie Myerson

27, Jul, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Athol Fugard's apartheid dramas still bite in our divided age
New productions of A Lesson from Aloes and Blood Knot forcefully portray a world of claustrophobia, surveillance and the subtleties of racial exclusion

Arifa Akbar

13, Mar, 2019 @1:56 PM

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Marie-Hélène Estienne: the powerhouse behind Peter Brook
She’s not just his fixer, assistant, co-writer and collaborator. She even picks the costumes and carpets. As Peter Brook revisits his epic Mahabharata, Marie-Hélène Estienne looks back on 40 years of triumphs and tiffs

Andrew Dickson

27, Jan, 2016 @7:08 PM

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Matthew Xia: why I want to keep fairytales real
He bet his mum he’d be a superstar DJ in two years. Now he looks set to be a superstar stage director as well. The rising star talks mind-reading, discovering Plan B – and rescuing Sondheim from Disney

Alfred Hickling

17, Nov, 2015 @2:54 PM

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The Waiting is over: Brian Cox and Bill Paterson on finally sharing a stage
Their paths have crossed throughout their acting careers, but Brian Cox and Bill Paterson will finally team up for the ultimate double act: Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. They discuss its everlasting appeal

Mark Fisher

17, Sep, 2015 @9:44 AM

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