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Gangsta Granny

I caught up with the BSC stage adaptation of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny in Oxford at the New Theatre where it was spending a week before moving of...
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Queen Anne

I was out of the country when Queen Anne opened and finally caught up with it only at the very end of December. It has had much praise – and for me th...
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Annie

The touring production of Chatrles Strouse, Martin Charnin, and Thomas Meehan’s Annie is the Christmas Show at the New Theatre in Oxford this year and...

Maggie Smith: A Biography

In many ways this is not so much a biography of Maggie Smith as it is a catalogue raisonné of her work. There is certainly enough information here ...
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Aladdin

The pantomime season is upon us and I have just attended the Oxford Playhouse contribution to the genre for 2015 – Aladdin. As always, there are outra...
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Love for Love

Though one of the most revered texts of English literature, Congreve’s “other” Restoration Comedy is rarely played these days. For that reason alone, ...