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Comes close to perfection: Watch on the Rhine, at the Donmar Warehouse, reviewed

18 January 2023

10:00 PM

18 January 2023

10:00 PM

Watch on the Rhine

Donmar Warehouse, until 4 February

On The Ropes

Park Theatre, until 4 February

Watch on the Rhine is the curiously misleading title chosen by Lillian Hellman for a wartime family drama that became a film starring Bette Davis. The location is not Europe but America and the show opens with Fanny Farrelly, a member of the New England gentry, arriving in her sumptuous drawing room for breakfast.

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