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Theatre

How did this plotless goon-show wind up at the Royal Court?

Plus: if you can digest three hours of literary froth, you’ll find plenty to enjoy in the Olivier’s new As You Like It

14 November 2015

9:00 AM

14 November 2015

9:00 AM

RoosevElvis

Royal Court, until 14 November

As You Like It

Olivier, in rep until 5 March 2016

One of the challenges of art is to know the difference between innovation and error. I wonder sometimes if the Royal Court realises such a confusion can arise. Its new production, RoosevElvis, has been hailed as a thesaurus of fascinating novelties but to me it looks like a classic case of ineptitude posing as originality.

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