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Theatre

A beautiful, frustrating bore: Florian Zeller's The Forest, at Hampstead Theatre, reviewed

26 February 2022

9:00 AM

26 February 2022

9:00 AM

The Forest

Hampstead Theatre, until 12 March

Saturday Night Fever

Peacock Theatre, until 26 March

The Forest is the latest thriller from the French dramatist Florian Zeller, translated by Oscar winner Christopher Hampton. It’s a well-worn yarn of adultery, betrayal and vengeance set among the yuppie classes. The action is located in France but the actors speak in Home Counties accents. (In theory, at least.

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