Lloyd Evans Lloyd Evans

Unhappy blend of melodrama and allegory: Southwark Playhouse’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice reviewed

Plus: some bizarre, impenetrable and gloomy new writing, courtesy of Northern Stage

Southwark Playhouse's The Sorcerer's Apprentice moves from melodrama to sci-fi spoof. Photo: Geraint Lewis

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