IT WAS THE YEAR THAT…

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Pot­ter­ma­nia hit the West End, women’s foot­ball scored on stage and Bradley Cooper played the Ele­phant Man. Henry Hitch­ings rounds up the mo­ments that stole the show in 2015

‘She doesn’t just want the “tit parts” — she’s got the in­tel­li­gence for more,’ said

(right) of 17th-cen­tury ac­tress Nell Gwynn, who she played as a trail­blaz­ing fem­i­nist in Jes­sica Swale’s ex­u­ber­ant drama at Shake­speare’s Globe. We were treated to a bravura per­for­mance from as the ground-break­ing sci­en­tist Ros­alind Franklin in Pho­to­graph 51 at the Nöel Cow­ard The­atre; turn as the pow­er­ful Greek hero­ine Klytemnes­tra in the Almeida’s Oresteia; and at the Adel­phi,

led the rous­ing story of women car-plant work­ers bat­tling 1960s sex­ism — and driv­ing for­ward progress — in Made in Da­gen­ham.

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