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Theatre

Tsunami of piffle: Rockets and Blue Lights at the Dorfman Theatre reviewed

11 September 2021

9:00 AM

11 September 2021

9:00 AM

Rockets and Blue Lights

Dorfman Theatre, in rep until 9 October

Don’t Send Flowers

White Bear Theatre

Deep breath. Here goes. Winsome Pinnock’s new play about Turner opens with one of the most confusing and illogical scenes you’re ever likely to see. A teacher on a school trip is showing her pupils a Turner painting displayed in a gallery housed inside a ship donated by the producers of a film starring a famous actress, Lou, who happens to be on board wearing a sumptuous outfit for an awards ceremony, which she plans to avoid for fear that a coveted prize will be handed to a rival.

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