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Sinister panto about the formation of the NHS: Nye, at the Olivier Theatre, reviewed

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

16 March 2024

9:00 AM


Olivier Theatre, in rep until 11 May

A Judy Garland rendition, dancing nurses, a star lead: no spectacle is spared in Tim Price’s new play Nye, which tells the story of Aneurin (Nye) Bevan, the architect of the National Health Service. The drama opens with Bevan being cared for on an NHS ward, slipping in and out of consciousness, on the brink of death.

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