THEATRE REVIEWS

Power must be taken. It’s never given

Power must be taken. It’s never given

Robert Tanitch reviews The Confessions of Gordon Brown at Ambassadors, London WC2 This is the story of the most successful Chancellor of the Exchequer in British history who longed to be Prime Ministe ...
Turgenev’s great Russian novel on stage

Turgenev’s great Russian novel on stage

Robert Tanitch reviews Fathers and Sons at Donmar Theatre, London WC2 Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883), precursor to Anton Chekhov, always wanted to reproduce the reality of life correctly. So Brian Friel’s ...
Forgive and forget? Yes and no.

Forgive and forget? Yes and no.

Robert Tanitch reviews A Human Being Died at Hampstead Theatre, London NW3 The subject of Nicholas Wright’s 80-minute play is the capacity for evil and the possibility of forgiveness. The performance ...