colin-mclaughlin

Urbane Fox

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The Swan, Stratford upon Avon, Wednesday 22nd July, 2015

Trevor Nunn’s new production of Ben Jonson’s 1606 comedy is contemporary in setting and feel.  It is our world of smart phones and tablets, of ECG machines and CCTV.  The text too has been tweaked to include present-day references to the Grecian economy, for example, bringing the satire up-to-date.  The point is to remind us that…

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