Vicky Featherstone

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Vicky Featherstone to step down as artistic director of Royal Court
Featherstone is latest high-profile figure to leave a major theatre in recent months

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @3:42 PM

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Jews. In Their Own Words. review – an illuminating, unsettling study of prejudice
Based on interviews by Jonathan Freedland with 12 British Jews, this verbatim play directed by Vicky Featherstone disturbs and frustrates

Kate Kellaway

02, Oct, 2022 @9:30 AM

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On my radar: Vicky Featherstone’s cultural highlights
The Royal Court’s artistic director raves about a non-binary memoir, admires Gordon Brown’s stand on poverty and salutes Cornelia Parker’s proper mermaid

Kathryn Bromwich

13, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The Royal Court’s Vicky Featherstone: ‘Britain thinks it isn’t antisemitic because it defeated Hitler’
A group of queer, black friends, the Jewish experience, how a British Iraqi saw the Gulf War … as she unveils her radical programme, the artistic director talks about learning from the row which saw the theatre accused of antisemitism

Arifa Akbar

13, Jun, 2022 @11:54 AM

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‘Still a work in progress’: what has #MeToo done for women in theatre?
The Harvey Weinstein scandal was supposed to usher in a reckoning for the industry. But while some headway has been made, meaningful change has proved elusive

Ella Fox-Martens

07, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Watch the Ukrainian drama Bad Roads at the Royal Court
The live stream of Natal’ya Vorozhbit’s drama has ended but you can watch it again here and a captioned version is available here until 8 April

Chris Wiegand

01, Apr, 2022 @5:02 PM

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The Glow review – myth and history collide in a sci-fi spine-tingler
Alistair McDowall’s enthralling meditation on time and mortality features a sword-fighting knight and a Victorian medium

Kate Wyver

28, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘The heat is on’: top theatres act to root out ‘system failure’ of racism
The Young Vic and Royal Court are rethinking their work practices to unpick centuries of ingrained attitudes – and achieve ‘the miracle of equality’

Arifa Akbar

13, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Royal Court theatre reopens to present 'living newspaper'
London venue will host ‘dynamic, political and disruptive’ performances around its building

Chris Wiegand

14, Sep, 2020 @2:59 PM

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Royal Court invites audiences online to experience its empty space
London theatre, which closed during a run of Shoe Lady starring Katherine Parkinson, presents installation featuring abandoned set

Chris Wiegand

08, May, 2020 @11:43 AM

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All of It review – everywoman takes us from cradle to grave
Alistair McDowall’s monologue – performed by a mesmerising Kate O’Flynn – channels female experience with warmth and humour

Arifa Akbar

11, Feb, 2020 @2:03 PM

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On Bear Ridge review – Rhys Ifans braves a storm of sadness
Ed Thomas’s lyrical new play situates its characters in a post-cataclysmic, Beckettian nowhere in which words are all they have left

Gareth Llŷr Evans

25, Sep, 2019 @10:30 AM

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