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2008-10-02 00:00:14

By PAUL TAYLOR THEATRE CREDITORS Donmar Warehouse, London **** With the world economy reeling as a result of sub-prime mortgages and bad debts, now might seem an almost absurdly opportune moment for the Donmar to revive a masterly drama called Creditors. Of course, these days, a play need only contain a character who has taken out a dodgy loan for some over-eager commentator to declare that there's an uncanny coincidence between the subject matter and the temper of the times. And it's...

2008-06-27 06:02:38

By Joyce McMillan THE BACCHAE **** HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE, ABERDEEN ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA **** ORAN MOR, GLASGOW FEAST *** ARTA, GLASGOW IT WAS a fabulous, gaudy night in Aberdeen when Alan Cumming climbed back into his famous gold kilt, descended upside-down and bare-bottomed to the stage like a true Hollywood god diving to Earth, and gave the city's audiences a performance to remember, in the revival of the National Theatre of Scotland's controversial and spectacular version...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.