The Independent recommends: Theatre
Monday 24 August 1998
Pleasance, Edinburgh (0131-556 6550) 4.35pm
Peter Hall's staging of Major Barbara - Shaw's think-tank drama about arms and humanity - lights up the topicality of the issues without any spurious modernity. Peter Bowles (above) stars as cannon-maker Andrew Undershaft, Jemma Redgrave as his daughter, Barbara.
Piccadilly Theatre, London W1 (0171-369 1734) 7.45pm
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