2.0★ ★
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9 to 5

Never before have I been so out of kilter with an audience.  I thought the show was terrible.  But the theatre was absolutely packed, and at the end, ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Rock of Ages

Only two weeks ago the New Wimbledon Theatre, opening at last after so many months of ‘restrictions’, was packed with fans of the musical Waitress, an...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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MXNIFESTO

Titania Gethsemane McGrath is “a spoof radical intersectionalist poet”.  When I read that before the show, I was puzzled.  What on earth is an interse...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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Waitress

‘Waitress’ may not (yet) have gone the way of ‘actress’, but Waitress has come to Wimbledon with a whoosh.  Last night may have been Press Night, but ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Invisible Me

Sex in the Sixties?  Well, that was the decade of sexual liberation (though it rather passed your reviewer by).  But sex for the over-sixties?  Back i...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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360 Allstars

A world champion BMX Flatlander, two champion break dancers, an internationally acclaimed basketball freestyler, a world-renowned cyr wheel artist, a ...
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The Tempest

The Tempest is one of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays, and once again the tiny Jermyn Street Theatre has proved that small can be beautiful and the ver...
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The Red Shoes

It takes more than a spot of Coronavirus to keep the crowds away from the New Wimbledon Theatre. There were few empty seats on the opening night of th...
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Corpse!

A ”brilliant comedy thriller”, according to the New York Post. So it says on the programme, and I don’t mind borrowing that accolade. Just around the ...
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On Your Feet!

The audience were not saying “On your bike!” to On Your Feet! In fact, the entire audience were on their feet at the end of the show, swaying to the i...