Review by Nicole Kent
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Mrs Orwel

Mrs Orwell is a play about George Orwell (Peter Hamilton Dyer) and his second wife Sonia Brownell (Cressida Bonas), a junior editor at the magazine, H...
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Where Do Little Birds Go

The one-woman-show starts off like a kitsch Broadway musical, with shiny lights and a brightly smiling lead actress. But the bubble bursts soon, as tw...
Ugly Lovely Old Red Lion Theatre
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Ugly Lovely

It felt apt that the Welsh football team were dismantling European heavyweights Belgium in the Euro 2016 quarter-final match in the pub below the Old ...
2.0★ ★

Correspondence

It’s 2011 - a young man has just immolated himself in Tunisia and the Arab Spring is kicking off across the Middle East. Meanwhile in Stockport Ben ...
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Botallack O’Clock

Third Man Theatre have brought Botallack O’Clock back to London after five years, and it is an absorbing experience, perfect in performance and exec...
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Asking Rembrandt

What does someone ask for when they commission art? Something beautiful, a status symbol, an artist’s ‘vision’? And how does the money and expec...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Verb, “To Love”

Boasting one of the oldest pub theatres in London, the Old Red Lion in Islington reaches out to the LGBT community, but this uplifting account of the ...
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Portia Coughlan

Boasting one of the oldest pub theatres in London, the Old Red Lion in bustling and trendy Islington usually fills its small auditorium with an apprec...
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Lardo

The lights flash a toxic pink and blue that seems more suited to a Katy Perry concert than a pro-wrestling match, but spectacle is the primary mode of...
Rachael’s Café
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Rachael’s Café

Bloomington Indiananow has at least two claims to fame. It is the setting for “Breaking Away”, the wonderful and underrated film by Peter Yates, a...