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Theatre

Merchant of Venice at the Globe reviewed: a tip-top production - and a high quality script too

Plus: James Graham’s new play, The Angry Brigade at the Bush theatre, is neat but flimsy

16 May 2015

9:00 AM

16 May 2015

9:00 AM

The Angry Brigade

Bush Theatre, until 13 June

The Merchant of Venice

Globe, in rep until 7 June

If Julian, Dick, George and Anne had become terrorists they’d have called themselves The Angry Brigade. It’s such a Wendy house name. The quartet of violent outcasts met in a Camden squat in the late Sixties and moved to Stoke Newington where they rented a house to deflect unwanted attention.

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