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In 1991, david hare wrote murmuring judges as a critique of a failing justice system 25 years on, and things are worse than ever in one of the opening scenes of murmuring judges, a new prisoner is led to his cell in the maximum security wing of one of her majesty’s prisons, as it is the only. Hare being hare, murmuring judges has its share of bite: there’s a great “what england does well” hare-angue, yoking a national facility for cream teas to a penchant for sending people to jail but it’s the production, not the play, that warrants attention, as eyre and crowley steam confidently ahead long after the writing has run out. But murmuring judges is a wide-reaching and heartfelt play that raises a mirror to society and grimaces roundly at what it sees this is, however, as much birmingham rep's triumph as it is hare's. The guardian - back to home make a the staging of racing demon, murmuring judges and the absence of war was a defining moment in richard eyre's stewardship of the national watching the final.
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In ‘murmuring judges’, hare demonstrates many different tensions between the various characters and systems within the play in act 2 scene 3, we witness the events taking place inside the police station we see their day to day actions, mainly filling out paper work however also included is an intimate conversation between barry and. Murmuring judges wjec help as: any interesting points in general to play, apart from all the usual things: interesting interpretations, context and how this links to hare's message, effect of the audience, particularly interesting points on main characters/themes institutions. “murmuring judges” is a story of a young family man “gerard mckinnon” who has turned to crime to survive, but has been caught and convicted. Murmuring judges | tue 1 - sat 5 march, 745pm by david hare murmuring judges is a play that deals with themes of judgement, disillusionment, and betrayal, set against the backdrop of a justice system that is bursting at the seams.
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