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X

The venue needs no introduction – The Royal Court is one of London’s best known theatres, renowned for innovative new writing. So it’s no surprise they’re putting on ‘X’, the latest work of Yorkshir...
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Hangmen

Interior, public house. Oldham. The North. England, 1965. Welcome to the office of Harry Wade, Britain’s last (and second-most-famous) hangman. Or at least he was, until capital punishment was abolished i...
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The Divided Laing

Patrick Marmion’s The Divided Laing is billed as a ‘provocative, freewheeling comedy’. It follows experimental psychiatrist Ronald D Laing in 1970s London. The majority of the action takes place at his pr...
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The Heart Of Adrian Lovett

Mark Knightley’s The Heart Of Adrian Lovett is billed as a “surreal and satirical romp through the privatisation scandal”. The narrative is set within an operating theatre from which celebrity Adrian L...
Contact.com
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Contact.com

Taking place in the stylish new Park Theatre, Michael Kingsbury’s play Contact.com opens with a middle-class, middle-aged couple dressed for an evening meal. Both on the brink of taking a plunge into the cont...
If Only…
2.0★ ★

If Only…

Michel Tremblay’s ‘If Only…’ is a retrospective on his relationship with his mother, shown through a series of conversations from different periods in time. The performance takes place in the upstair...
2.0★ ★

Diary Of A Madman

Howard Colyer’s adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s 1930s short story Diary Of A Madman takes place in the quirky new Omnibus theatre space in Clapham’s old library. The venue has a pleasant vibe and feels like...
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The Curing Room

A crudely summarised synopsis of David Lee’s play would be, ‘Seven blokes in a basement with no clothes on for ninety minutes’. Which at first glance has quite a lot of scope to be either boring or ridic...
3.0★ ★ ★

Jekyll and Hyde

Simon Collier’s revival of Jekyll & Hyde takes place in a cosy pub-theatre in Kentish town. The small, informal space makes for a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Stage adaptations of such classics as Je...