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A better class of critic

Critics have been getting it in the neck again from playwrights. But they are not the uncreative dolts of caricature, argues critic and writer David Nathan
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Not just a luvvies spat

Peter Hall has had another big bust-up, this time with his old friend the impresario Bill Kenwright. But he is still a national treasure
David Nathan  

Casting about

Casting is-in part-a matter of appearance. Colour blind casting, says David Nathan, creates confusion and often ends up denying the existence of racism
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Looking back at Godot

Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, and not John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, was the greatest mid-century influence on British theatre
David Nathan