(Michael Billington’s article ran in the Guardian, 7/19.)

Peter Nichols has always had a gift for turning a personal memoir into a political metaphor; and in this richly enjoyable new play he uses a Florentine language school in the 1950s as a means of exploring a fractious, war-haunted Europe in which the Brits are perpetual misfits awaiting American cultural colonisation. But, as always, Nichols gets his point across through acerbic comedy

via www.guardian.co.uk

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