Chris Bush

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Return of the Roman entertainment

Chris Bush experiences an epic night at the Sheffield Crucible.

Howard Brenton’s epic drama The Romans in Britain opened last week at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield amidst a storm of publicity (in The Guardian at least). Directed by Sam West, this is the first professional revival of the play since its infamous debut at the National in 1980, which saw its director Michael Bogdanov facing charges at the Old Bailey for ‘procuring an act of gross indecency’