2 Aug 2018
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Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe

“TRADITIONAL, YET MANAGES TO BRING A FRESH PERSPECTIVE ON ALL ITS TIME-HONOURED CHARACTERS”  In many prominent Othello productions, the titular moor is the only character played by a black actor. In these instances he seems more obviously vulnerable, more ‘other’. In truth, 17th century Venice would have been full of different races and creeds, much […]

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31 Jul 2018
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Allelujah! – 30th July 2018 Review

“TEEMS WITH BENNETT’S SIGNATURE HUMOUR, BORN OF EVERYDAY MINUTIAE” Alan Bennett’s latest play throws open the doors of fictional ‘The Beth’, a hatch ‘em and dispatch ‘em local hospital in northern England that’s in danger of closure. It teems with Bennett’s signature wit, working class grit, eccentric characterisation and the humour born of everyday minutiae. […]

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23 Sep 2016
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Queen Lear at the Tristan Bates Theatre

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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8 Jul 2015
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The House of Mirrors and Hearts Arcola Review

“The House of Mirrors and Hearts.” Well the clue is pretty much in the title. A dysfunctional family lives in house (stairs and all!) with a few mirrors and a sense of broken hearted gloom and doom hanging over the place. The plotline is similarly as see-through as the title of the show, but one must […]

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12 Jun 2015
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Dusty The Musical Review Charing Cross Theatre

As much as many may moan about them, the jukebox musical is a form whose appeal seems unlikely to diminish anytime soon. While clever, quirky new musicals, such as Made in Dagenham, sadly fail to find sufficient audiences and close within just a few months, shows like Thriller Live and Jersey Boys have become permanent fixtures […]

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8 Jun 2015
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Now This is Not the End Review – Arcola Theatre

In Rose Lewenstein’s terrific new play, the legacy of a painful past – variously repressed, remembered and forgotten – is explored through the experiences of three generations of women. Read our review of the show.

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Scotch and Soda Review London Wonderground

I ran away with the circus for an evening at the London Wonderground! Read our review of Scotch and Soda here!

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2 Jun 2015
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The Clockmakers Daughter Review Landor Theatre

Michael Webborn and James Finn’s new musical arrives in London starring Jennifer Harding. The Clockmakers Daughter Review Landor Theatre

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15 May 2015
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Avenue Q Review Greenwich Theatre

Avenue Q is the laugh a minute puppet musical from Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx.

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8 May 2015
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Vote for Me Review and Cast Q&A at the London Theatre Workshop

What better night to watch a piece of whimsical political theatre than election night? Some may groan at the prospect of more rallying after months of shameless campaigning filling our headlines, but a whimsical musical satirising the American presidential elections was just the tonic for me. Sat in a comfortable seat within the intimate London […]

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“TRADITIONAL, YET MANAGES TO BRING A FRESH PERSPECTIVE ON ALL ITS TIME-HONOURED CHARACTERS”  In many prominent Othello productions, the titular moor is the only character played by a black actor. In these instances he seems more obviously vulnerable, more ‘other’. In truth, 17th century Venice would have been full of different races and creeds, much […]

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