(Michael Billington’s article appeared in the Guardian, 1/18.)

Some dramatists are prey to a governing obsession. Others turn their hand to a variety of subjects. Nicholas Wright, who in the past 12 months has given us plays about Terence Rattigan and the Duchess of Windsor, is emphatically one of the latter, and in Travelling Light he has come up with a love-letter to the movies and an appealingly intelligent evocation of the Jewish folk culture that formed the basis of American cinema.

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