The Independent Recommends: Theatre
Wednesday 04 November 1998
Comedy Theatre, London SW1 (0171-369 1731) 8pm
Shelagh Stephenson's An Experiment with an Air-Pump, which shuttles between 1799 and 1999 in an energetic cross-examination of scientific inquiry, has its flaws and its character defects, but Stephenson's evident relish for tackling big ideas is infectious. The run of this well-acted Manchester Royal Exchange production comes to an end on Saturday.
Hampstead Theatre, London NW3 (0171-722 9301) 8pm
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