Wednesday 08 February 1995
Oleanna, David Mamet's two-handed sex war set in the halls of academe, is fast becoming the Educating Rita of the 1990s. It is unlikely to receive a better cast than Stephen Boxer and Saira Todd, who open tonight at Leicester Haymarket.
Martin Duncan, the new artistic director of Nottingham Playhouse, opens his first season tomorrow with Twelfth Night, directed by David Pountney, designed by the Huntley/ Muir partnership, previously famous for graphic design. Saturday sees the final performances of Stephen Dillane's Hamlet at the Gielgud Theatre and The Children's Hour at the National with the heart-rending Clare Higgins. Do not miss.
Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challengeTV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 2 Kim Kardashian on Bruce Jenner's 'story': 'We support him no matter what, and I think when the time is right, he'll talk'
- 3 Russian girl takes her own life after parents find pornography on her computer
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures