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How politics killed theatre

Zoe Strimpel on how identity politics is killing theatre

15 October 2022

9:00 AM

15 October 2022

9:00 AM

Hope can be remarkably persistent. And so, despite several years of experience pointing in starkly the other direction, a recent weekend saw me at Who Killed My Father at the Young Vic, the latest from ubiquitous Belgian director Ivo van Hove. A young friend had gone with his father the previous week and both described it as ‘excellent’.

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