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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The almost-legendary Midsummer Night’s Dream production by Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre has been revived again and is totally wonderful in alm...
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A Streetcar Named Desire

A new production by English Touring Theatre, Theatre Clwyd and Nuffield Southampton Theatres simply proves once again that the Tennessee Williams’ pla...
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Romeo and Juliet

I was ultimately quite pleased to have seen the new production of Romeo and Juliet at the RSC. However, I do have some serious quibbles. Romeo and Jul...
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Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie was a very successful film that got very mixed reviews. It succeeded mainly on the charms of Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moo...
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The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich

The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich, which was originally called The Beau Defeated, is a neglected play by a neglected playwright named Mary Pix. I like...

Telling on Tina: A Star is Born

Because I will be travelling for a bit, I decided to see the new bio-musical Tina in one of its last previews. So technically I cannot review this sho...

Music is Drama

This is the season of the year when I become increasingly reminded that going to some musical events can be just as dramatic as going to a good play a...
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Macbeth

Instead of being about the corruption of power, or about the unconscious power of guilt, this new production of Macbeth by Polly Findlay at the RSC in...
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The Duchess of Malfi

The DUCHESS OF MALFI by John Webster is one of the most difficult plays of the Jacobean Era both to interpret and to direct. Uncut, it is a complex, m...