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Grief, Cottesloe, NT review, National Theatre, November 2011

This powerful new play by Mike Leigh leaves a haunting sense of despair after the fine cast has brought to life characters¬†who¬†just don’t get it. It starts in 1957 when the Russians put up Sputnik, and the doctor’s son is working for Ferranti, designing computers, whatever they are. Exciting times, yet Lesley Manville’s Dorothy and …

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