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Theatre

Why has the National engaged in this tedious act of defamation of the Brontës?

13 April 2024

9:00 AM

13 April 2024

9:00 AM

The Divine Mrs S

Hampstead Theatre, until 27 April

Underdog: The Other Other Brontë

Dorfman Theatre, until 25 May

The Divine Mrs S is a backstage satire set in the year 1800, when flouncy costumes and elaborate English prose were common cultural ornaments. On press night the venue was full of resting actors and theatrical hangers-on who adored the show’s in-jokes and rehearsal-room wisecracks. Titus Andronicus is ‘an experimental play about a pie’, says an actor.

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