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The Jewish Legends

Downstairs at The Gatehouse is a Wetherspoon pub serving excellent real ale. Upstairs is a ‘fringe’ theatre with refurbished seats, currently hosting ...
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Wot? No Fish!!

There are not many theatrical productions that begin with the audience being invited to partake of gefilte fish, with a relish concocted of beetroot a...
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Miss-Leading Ladies

What could be nicer than sitting at a table with a glass of wine and a bowl of nuts, and being entertained in the most delightful way by peerless perf...
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The Pirates of Penzance

There is not much time to catch this show as it comes to the end of a tour that began in the middle of April.  That ornate Edwardian music hall, the H...
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The Verb, “To Love”

Boasting one of the oldest pub theatres in London, the Old Red Lion in Islington reaches out to the LGBT community, but this uplifting account of the ...
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Portia Coughlan

Boasting one of the oldest pub theatres in London, the Old Red Lion in bustling and trendy Islington usually fills its small auditorium with an apprec...
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Princess Ida

Having watched a really dire modern play the previous night, I was delighted to head over to Earl’s Court and enjoy a pint of real ale at the Finborou...
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The Dissidents

Once an Irish enclave, ‘County Kilburn’ has undergone a transformation within the lifetime of the Tricycle Theatre, that beacon of culture among the b...
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Made in Britain

The Old Red Lion in Islington boasts one of London’s oldest pub theatres, and it was packed last night (it usually is) for the press night of a new pl...