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The set's better than the characterisation: The Father at the Wyndham's reviewed

Plus: Christopher Shinn is a subtle and gifted American dramatist but his latest, Teddy Ferrara, at the Donmar is more of a TV soap than a sharp satire

17 October 2015

9:00 AM

17 October 2015

9:00 AM

The Father

Wyndham's Theatre, booking to 21 November

Teddy Ferrara

Donmar, until 5 December

The Father, set in a swish Paris apartment, has a beautifully spare and elegant set. The stage is framed by a slender rectangle of dazzling white dots which impart an air of incalculable and almost intimidating opulence to the show. I felt I was lucky to be there. Here’s the plot.

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