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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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Queen of the Mist

In their first show of 2019 ‘Pint of Wine Theatre Company’ have pulled off that all-too-rare beast; a faultless British premiere of a show with a near...
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Showstopper!

Normally it’s our house style at Playstosee.com to try and keep a review as much in the present tense as possible. After all, you might well want to g...
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Murder for Two

Much is made in the programme for Murder for Two – the show which has just ensconced itself for Christmas at The Other Palace’s downstairs studio - ab...
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Mythic

Mythic. Rarely can such a wonderful little show have had such a rubbish title. Still, it is what it is, and what it is, is 90 minutes of sexy, poig...