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As dry as a ghost’s burp: Donmar Warehouse's The Human Body reviewed

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

The Human Body

Donmar Warehouse, until 13 April

Just For One Day: The Live Aid Musical

The Old Vic, until 30 March

Set in 1948, The Human Body is about four heroic women fighting to create the NHS despite opposition from right-wing extremists led by the ‘snob’ and ‘warmonger’ Winston Churchill. One of these heroic women is a Labour councillor, another is a physician on a bike, the third works at Westminster for a socialist MP and the fourth is a hard-working mother married to a violent drunk.

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