Going to St. Ives

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A very interesting play. The mother of an African dictator comes to the UK for surgery and wants to have her doctor help her in killing her son. The doctor lost her only son in something of a robbery gone very wrong. The play is about the interaction between these two characters and their motives.

The dialogues are good, but a bit too fast-paced, making them a bit unnatural.
Interestingly, the black actress playing the mother of the African dictator is English, the white doctor is a South African actor. I thought the black actress looked just a tad too young for an aging mother of an African dictator, until I saw a picture of the actress, where she looked about thirty years too young to play the aging mother of an African dictator.

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