Lloyd Evans Lloyd Evans

The Armour at Langham Hotel reviewed: three new playlets that never get going

Plus: a new Mugabe drama at the Gate Theatre that, amazingly, doesn’t offer a single piece of data about the play’s subject

Simon Darwen as Peter and Siubhan Harrison as Eloise in ‘The Armour’. ©Tristram Kenton

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