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[Perspectives] Bradley Cooper becomes the Elephant Man

Much has been made of Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper taking on the role of Joseph Merrick in Scott Ellis’s production of Bernard Pomerance’s play The Elephant Man. But Cooper is not the first film star to do so. David Bowie’s 1980 performance was widely acclaimed. So what is it about this play that draws such big names, and does Cooper do the part justice?