Helen Mirren (left) plays Phḕdre, a woman tragically subsumed by passion for her stepson. Photo: Catherine Ashmore, National Theatre
Office Suite, Theatre Royal, Bath 10th to 27th March
Alan Bennett’s pairing of two of his own 1978 television plays evokes office upheavals as a retired manager is visited by a former colleague, an uninvited harbinger of bad news—the computers are taking over in A Visit from Miss Prothero. Meanwhile, a new broom threatens the chatty, unhurried pen-pushing, and perhaps the job security, of two colleagues in Green Forms.
Angela, www.pitlochryfestivaltheatre.com; www.lyceum.org.uk March to October
Brokered by a new audio-digital platform, Sound Stage, the collaboration between the Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum offers an online booking system for…
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