PICK OF THE WEEK
Wednesday 08 May 1996
The play better known as Rigoletto in a magnificent production by Richard Eyre. Bob Crowley's towering design, Tony Harrison's vigorous translation and a stunning performance by Ken Stott.
In repertory, National Theatre, London SE1 (0171-928 2252)
The White Devil
Richard McCabe's superbly louche Flamineo and Jane Gurnett's powerful performance as the "notorious strumpet" illuminate Gale Edwards's sharply focused RSC production of Webster's Jacobean gore-fest.
The Swan, Stratford (01789 295623)
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- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
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