Tag Archives: Howard Brenton

Danton’s Death, National Theatre, NT Olivier, August 2010

… something of a Monty Python feel to the whole thing, except that it wasn’t funny. It was dull and unrelenting, and while Toby Stephens’ extremely emotive portrayal of Danton may have been convincing, it didn’t elicit my sympathy.

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Anne Boleyn, Globe Theatre, London, July 2010

Miranda Raison’s smouldering sex appeal and assertive shrewdness in the role [of Anne Boleyn] was by far the most vital thing about this play.

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