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Is Jamie Lloyd’s revival of a gay rights classic The Pride of the West End?

Posted at 4:00 pm, August 14, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment

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With controversy about Russia’s anti-gay laws raging in the press, it’s a timely moment for director Jamie Lloyd to revive modern gay rights classic ‘The Pride’. Recent Time Out cover star Hayley Atwell heads up the cast of this first major revival for Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play about one woman and two men caught in a love triangle that takes place in both 1958 and 2008. It’s five years since ‘The Pride’ won great acclaim in the tiny Royal Court Upstairs; but how does it fare on the big stage? Time Out was there at yesterday’s opening night to review: to see what our critic thought, click here.

Read the Time Out review of The Pride here

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