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The question of "trans" is at the heart of a new culture war. But if we look at the box office history...

By Andrew Dickson   December 2016

Sexually ambiguous "hi-res" have a special status within Indian culture © Nurphoto/Nurphoto via Getty Images

If William Shakespeare were alive today and picked up a copy of Time Out, he might find himself pausing over the theatre listings. At a pop-up space in King’s Cross, the Donmar Warehouse is currently hosting a season of his plays Julius Caesar, both parts of Henry IV and The Tempest. No doubt he’d have been thrilled to see that he remains in fashion, albeit a little thrown that in these all-female productions not one male…

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