Government minister Lord Triesman, who was a lecturer at South Bank Polytechnic in the 1970s and 80s, returned to his old workplace this week to open a new admissions centre.
The dialogue of Patrick Marber's popular play Dealer's Choice, which premiered to general acclaim twelve years ago in the National's Cottlesloe Theatre, is as cannily uncompromising as one of its shark-eyed poker players.
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