The Maids: Theatre Review


I had never seen or read Jean Genet’s 1947 play The Maids, but when I saw the cast announcement – it stars Orange is the New Black’s Uzo Aduba (Crazy Eyes), Downton Abbey’s Laura Carmichael and Fresh Meat’s Zawe Ashton – I thought it sounded too good to pass up, and then I discovered it is directed by Jamie Lloyd, the man behind James McAvoy’s star turn in The Ruling Class. I simply had to book.

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My top 5 Orange is the New Black characters


Orange is the New Black returned with a bang last week and I personally think this season is the best. Each character has found their groove, I have laughed more than ever and the back stories are even more hard hitting. This is one of the only shows that has so many characters that are all so different, with unique voices, stories, backgrounds and cultures. I find them so fascinating. So before I gush over the show too much, here’s my favourite Litchfield inmates.

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