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The best theatre in June 2019—Bitter Wheat and Present Laughter

Plus Hamlet at Shakespeare's Rose in York

Andrew Scott Noël Coward's Present Laughter

Andrew Scott Noël Coward's Present Laughter

Bitter Wheat

Garrick Theatre, 7th June to 14th September

It is over 30 years since John Malkovich scorched the London stage, but he’s not too busy making movies and designing clothes to return as Barney Fein, a depraved Hollywood mogul who, like the Minotaur, devours innocents he has lured to his cave. The play is written and directed by David Mamet, who writes better dialogue for shysters than almost anyone, but don’t expect the boot to land…

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