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Tag Archives: Richard Bean

Archive Review • IN THE CLUB • Hampstead Theatre • 2007

You know exactly what you are in for when the self-professed ‘political sex farce’ In the Club provides a hotel suite crammed with pink latex dildos, fluffy handcuffs, a masturbatory … Continue reading

01/16/2017 · 3 Comments

Archive Review • THE HYPOCHONDRIAC • Almeida Theatre • 2005

There’s not a lot to say about the Almeida’s latest production of The Hypochondriac, in a new version of Molière’s lavatorial farce by Richard Bean. The plot is predictable enough: … Continue reading

02/12/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Event • RICHARD BEAN IN CONVERSATION • Royal Court • 2007

You know that you are in for a treat when a playwright at the launch of his latest collected volume of plays informs you that he once earned a living … Continue reading

09/19/2015 · Leave a comment


‘If it’s a play about someone’s private experience, or someone’s personal problem or a family that is a bit dysfunctional, I shrug my shoulders and say so what? I’ve got … Continue reading

09/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Archive Interview • BONNIE GREER • Road to Nirvana • 2006

5th September, 2015: Bonnie Greer is giving a new talk at the Freedom Festival in Hull, entitled Malcolm X Does The Talk Shows, reflecting on her experiences of growing up on … Continue reading

09/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Archive Review • HARVEST • Royal Court Theatre, Jerwood Downstairs • 2005

Buy: Bean Plays Three: Harvest, In the Club, The English Game and Up on Roof.: “Toast” , “Smack Family Robinson” , “Mr England” , (Oberon Modern Playwrights) Richard Bean’s new play … Continue reading

09/03/2015 · Leave a comment