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How huge is Hugh Hughes? The Wonderful World of Hugh Hughes at the Barbican

The emergence of a theatrical persona Hugh Hughes is attracting something of a cult following. On Saturday, myself and an audience of dedicated Hughes followers spent almost 8 hours at the Barbican as part of what is being termed the … Continue reading

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Political playwrights: what’s the point? Ten minutes in a taxi with Nawal El Saadawi

Nawal El Saadawi is an incredible woman. An Egyptian feminist writer, she has been repeatedly persecuted for her politically controversial views. The treatment she has received at the hands of the Egyptian government has forced her into prolonged periods of … Continue reading

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