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NOT THE BEST POLICY? Lim Kay Siu and Ivan Heng star in Public Enemy, Henrik Ibsen's classic play about freedom of speech. The Wild Rice production is directed by Glen Goei, and follows the declining fortunes of medical officer Dr Stockmann - here renamed Dr Chee - after he discovers contamination in the waters of his city's spa.

The cost of being honest

Wild Rice's Public Enemy shows what happens when you tell the truth - and the public doesn't want to hear it.
Apr 3, 2015 5:50 AM

THERE are some roles all great actors yearn to play: Hamlet, Oedipus, Stanley Kowalski, Lear, Macbeth. "And, in my case, Lady Macbeth too," Ivan Heng says, only half-jokingly.

And then there's Dr Thomas Stockmann, a scientist so brutally honest and uncompromising that society views him as