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Be More Chill

This above all, to thine own self be true. It’s not a line which actually appears in Be More Chill, the US import which has just opened at The Other P...
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Falling In Love Again

It’s a testament to our enduring fascination with the British Royal Family that more than 70 years after the 1936 abdication ‘crisis’ the tale of how ...
2.0★ ★
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Midlife Cowboy

The comedian Tony Hawks always comes across as being a thoroughly nice man. Given that the great and the good of the ‘British Comedy Establishment’ tu...
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Falsettos

It’s a rare show indeed where you can actually hear grown men crying at the final curtain, before the audience rises to its feet almost as one in a wa...
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Queen of the Mist

Pint Of Wine Theatre Company have pulled off that all too rare occurrence. Buoyed up by a sell-out run, and on a raft of excellent reviews for Queen o...
2.0★ ★
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The View Upstairs

Get the first fifteen minutes of a show right, and the audience will go anywhere you lead them. Get it wrong, and it makes for a VERY long evening of ...
2.0★ ★
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Afterglow

A well-written play can have the power to transport you from your tawdry, hum-drum existence, drawing you in and creating worlds which are perhaps new...
2.0★ ★
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Amour

How the mind plays tricks. I remember both Marguerite, and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, the last two Michel Legrand musicals to play in the West End, a...
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Twelfth Night

It’s always a pleasure to visit a theatre in London that I’ve not previously attended, and given that there are around 240, large and small, in the ca...
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Little Death Club

I’ve just read a most enjoyable book entitled My Old Man by, of all people, former Conservative Prime Minister John Major. It’s notionally about his p...