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This week's cultural highlights: Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad and Enquirer

Our critics' picks of this week's openings, plus your last chance to see and what to book now

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Opening this week

Theatre

Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad

Shakespeare's epic love tragedy relocated to present day Iraq, a society riven by sectarian violence between Sunni and Shia. In Arabic with English surtitles. Swan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon (0844 800 1110), Thursday to 5 May; Riverside Studios, London W6 (020-8237 1111), 28 June until 30 June.

Enquirer

A new site-specific production from the National Theatre of Scotland based on interviews with leading figures in the newspaper industry, from editors to retailers. Andrew O'Hagan co-edits with directors John Tiffany and Vicky Featherstone. Hub at Pacific Quay, Glasgow (0141 429 0022), 26 April until 12 May.

Film

Marley (dir. Kevin Macdonald)

A documentary about the life and times of Bob Marley. He was a musical legend, but a flawed and vulnerable human being.
See full article at The Guardian - Film News »

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