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A towering achievement: ENO’s The Yeomen of the Guard reviewed

12 November 2022

9:00 AM

12 November 2022

9:00 AM

The Yeomen of the Guard

London Coliseum, in rep until 2 December

The screw may twist and the rack may turn: the Tower of London, in Jo Davies’s new production of The Yeomen of the Guard, is a dark place indeed, and that’s as it should be. ‘Men may bleed and men may burn,’ intones Dame Carruthers, as she delivers a magic lantern show about the history of the Tower, complete with colour slides of famous beheadings.

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