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Awards await this mostly terrific new Homecoming

Plus: Patrick Marmion has created a bleakly hilarious account of rock-star psychiatrist R.D. Laing’s at the Arcola

5 December 2015

9:00 AM

5 December 2015

9:00 AM

The Homecoming

Trafalgar Studios, until 13 February 2016

The Divided Laing

Arcola, until 12 December

Jamie Lloyd’s production of Pinter’s The Homecoming is a pile of terrific and silly ideas. Mostly terrific. The action takes place on a raised, thrusting stage surrounded by a steel canopy of scarlet rods like a boxing-ring. Ideal for a play about damaged men competing for a female trophy. Soutra Gilmour’s design is a model of sparse elegance.

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