9 Mar 2017
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? review

There’s something irrationally irresistible about Edward Albee’s blistering play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? which makes any marital dispute dim in comparison. Packed full of punch, both literally and figuratively, the play is the perfect star vehicle, in this case driven by powerhouse...

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8 Mar 2017
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The Miser review

Translating a play - particularly a comedy - into any language is tricky. The translation must not only be understood literally, but also interpreted as the author intended for their own native audience. Starring Griff Rhys Jones, Lee Mack and Mathew Horne, hopes were high in this comedic revival...

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2 Mar 2017
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Stepping Out review

There’s something exciting about a group of women leading their own play in the West End; Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour is receiving an anticipated transfer and we’ve recently seen the stellar all-female Donmar Shakespeare season. It only makes sense that Stepping Out would be equally...

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1 Mar 2017
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Travesties review

“It may be nonsense” says famous founder of Dadaism, Tristan Tzara, and for the most part, it could be. But there's something undeniably clever about Tom Stoppard's 1974 play, written in the very early stages of his career. Imaginatively revived by director Patrick Marber, Travesties is the...

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20 Feb 2017
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Wild Party review

Now under the ownership of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, the newly renamed and completely re-branded The Other Palace blasts open its doors with an explosive, smokin' hot revival of Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party, based on Joseph Moncure March's poem of the same name. Under the leadership of...

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14 Feb 2017
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The Girls review

With a string of successes under his belt, including Finding Neverland and the current BBC show Let It Shine, Take That star Gary Barlow has wangled his way firmly into musical theatre, and is clearly here to stay. Collaborating with close friend and original screenwriter of Calendar Girls, Tim...

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2 Feb 2017
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The Glass Menagerie review

When John Tiffany's production of The Glass Menagerie opened on Broadway in 2013, it was revered amongst the critics. Now, the revival has arguably more sway, not least because of Tiffany's success with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which has subconsciously raised our expectations. It's one...

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25 Jan 2017
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Dirty Great Love Story review

It’s not often that you are collectively greeted on a West End stage by two shiny-faced performers peering out under the house lights. Both exude a nervous energy that sets the tone perfectly for this Fringe First Award-winning show, which refreshingly bashes down the fourth wall with a heavy...

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10 Jan 2017
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The Kite Runner review

Lifted from Khaled Hosseini's award-winning novel, The Kite Runner swoops into Wyndham's Theatre following a UK tour. It's easy to see why now is the time for this mesmerising story to come to the West End; when war and refuge are prevalent topics in the world, and Giles Croft’s cautious, yet...

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1 Dec 2016
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Buried Child review

Often described as the American The Homecoming, Buried Child is the 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Sam Shepard that catapulted him into the stratosphere of master playwrights. It’s a strange mix of realism, a thriller and a very dark comedy, and Scott Elliot’s uneven revival never lets...

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The beauty of Shakespeare lies in the fact that you can do with it what you will; cut it, mould it, pull it into the future and, in this case, cross-gender cast to your heart’s content. With acclaimed performances from leading actresses such as Maxine Peake in Hamlet to Glenda Jackson’s upcoming performance in King […]

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