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Beginning

The curtain opens on the messy aftermath of a house warming party, the clock ticking at 2.45am. Seemingly an odd opening to a play titled Beginning, this chaotic naturalistic stage set is the perfect representa...
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Camels

From the moment you arrive at The Cockpit, hidden away down the streets of Marylebone, you can be reassured that the evening will provide you with refreshingly entertaining comedy – despite the flyer’s prom...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Entertainer

The Entertainer is in danger of becoming a dated play, no longer able to speak to an audience with the explosive energy it must have produced in 1957 with Laurence Olivier. Kenneth Branagh’s theatre company h...
Doctor Faustus Duke of York Theatre
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Doctor Faustus

While Doctor Faustus may be one of Christopher Marlowe’s most daring plays, Jamie Lloyd has taken this to a new level with his bold and mischievous adaptation of the Renaissance classic. In the first five min...
2.0★ ★

The Point At Which It Last Made Sense

The point at which it last made sense is one of those rather awkward performances to write about; you know that you should have found it profound, engaging, fascinating, (insert any other rather vague but compl...
3.0★ ★ ★

Wild Card – Botis Seva

Don’t you all want to stay and find out what Botis was trying to say? were the final words I heard as I rushed out of the theatre much later than expected. Well yes, I would love to find out exactly what Boti...
2.0★ ★

Hetain Patel — American Boy

If you love nothing more than watching impressions of iconic American films, listening to a vast range of American accents, and holding your breath as someone tries to squeeze into a Spider-Man suit, then this ...
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Northern Ballet – Mixed Programme

To start the programme with an exploration of the life and worship of the Shakers, and then to end it with a highly sensual dramatization of Adam and Eve’s temptation, highlights the sheer range and variety t...
The View From the Bridge
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A View from the Bridge

Stripped down to a brightly lit box, no furniture except for a single wooden chair, the social realism of Arthur Miller’s tragedy becomes intensely powerful. Ivo Van Hove has directed a masterpiece, breaking ...
Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals
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Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals

August Bournonville, choreographer, dancer, and ballet master from the 19th century, has created a beautiful repertoire of ballet that audiences today can still enjoy. The Royal Danish Ballet are proud in their...