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The Evening Standard Theatre Podcast

Plaza Suite, Till The Stars Come Down, Ola Ince on Othello

Season 1, Ep. 52

🍰Happy birthday to The Standard Theatre Podcast! Coming up in this very special first anniversary episode, we review Plaza Suite at the Savoy theatre, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick (who also tell us about what they discuss post-show).

Our chief theatre critic meets director Ola Ince at The Globe for her new revival of Othello and she tells him why she decided to relocate the Shakespeare tragedy from 16th century Venice to the Metropolitan Police of the present day.

Plus, the Nicks review Till the Stars Come Down at the National Theatre, a show about what happens when you mix a wedding day with a whole load of family secrets and even more vodka.

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