Complicite

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Mud, murder and homemade schnapps: eco-thriller Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead roars back
As Complicité’s Simon McBurney brings Olga Tokarczuk’s feminist detective story to the stage, the pair discuss its eccentric sleuth, isolated landscape and climate alarm

Claire Armitstead

24, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Theatre world pays tribute after death of Marcello Magni
Italian actor, who often worked with his wife Kathryn Hunter, was a co-founder of Complicité, a gifted clown and a voiceover artist for Pingu

Chris Wiegand

19, Sep, 2022 @10:11 AM

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Actor Kathryn Hunter: ‘I gravitated towards male roles because men are given more interesting things to do’
The theatre star on the car crash that transformed her life, changing her name for work – and playing all three witches in Joel Coen’s new film of Macbeth

Kate Kellaway

12, Dec, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Can I Live? review – privilege, protest and the climate crisis
Fehinti Balogun’s show uses hip-hop and spoken word to explore the ways people of colour have been excluded from environmental activism

Arifa Akbar

14, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Simon McBurney: 'Germany understand that in a crisis you need bonds between people'
As Complicité’s The Encounter goes online, its creator discusses the need to rebuild British culture ‘from the ground up’

Lanre Bakare

13, May, 2020 @2:13 PM

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The 50 best theatre shows of the 21st century
A hip-hop history lesson, a dizzy Dahl musical and a continent-hopping barbershop … we pick the finest new works of theatre since 2000

Michael Billington, Alexis Soloski, Catherine Love, Mark Fisher and Chris Wiegand

17, Sep, 2019 @2:43 PM

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Edinburgh festival 2019: 50 theatre, comedy and dance shows to see
There’s a Belle and Sebastian play, a show in a hair salon, Frances Barber performing Pet Shop Boys songs and top comics including Josie Long and Stephen Fry. Here’s our guide to the world’s biggest arts festival

Mark Fisher, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

14, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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I don't think I've ever been so hurt by a piece of art. People with disability deserve better | Anthea Williams
Stage director Anthea Williams walked away from one of Sydney festival’s biggest shows crushed. ‘How disability is understood affects me every day of my life’

Anthea Williams

08, Feb, 2019 @1:40 AM

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What musical theatre can teach us about how we respond to cancer
The female experience of disease is at the heart of an extraordinary and moving show

Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

27, Mar, 2018 @12:26 AM

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Grief is the Thing With Feathers review – Cillian Murphy takes wing
In Enda Walsh’s ambitious adaptation of the Max Porter novel, Murphy is riveting as a bereaved husband – and an imaginary crow

Helen Meany

22, Mar, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Cillian Murphy to star in stage version of Grief Is the Thing With Feathers
Enda Walsh adapts Max Porter’s acclaimed novel about love, art and bereavement for Complicité theatre company’s Irish production

Chris Wiegand

30, Nov, 2017 @11:30 AM

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The Kid Stays in the Picture review – from mogul to minor player
Robert Evans all but disappears in Simon McBurney’s adaptation of the Hollywood producer’s rollercoaster memoir

Kate Kellaway

26, Mar, 2017 @7:00 AM

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