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The Solid Life of Sugar Water

Jack Thorne’s play originated at the Edinburgh Fringe before touring widely in 2017. But for most likely audience members this will be a new play. It ...
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Something in the Air

Peter Gill offers us here a gentle, subtle memory play focused on two elderly gentlemen looking back on their lives in a mixture of wry regrets and pa...
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Tango After Dark

I was fortunate enough to review ‘Immortal Tango’ at the Peacock back in 2016, and here the same team present another superlative show that slides pas...
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Only An Octave Apart

Fresh from his success in ‘Handel/Glass’, counter-tenor Anthony Roth Costanzo joins pipes with cabaret star Justin Vivian Bond for a repeat of their r...
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Clutch

The Studio at the Bush Theatre currently hosts an hour-long two-hander devoted to driving lessons. Or so it appears. Two car seats, a gear stick and a...
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Antigone

The season at Regent’s Park closes with a reworking of Sophocles’ Antigone by Inua Ellams. The framework of key familial relationships in the original...
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Patience

Charles Court Opera has in a short space of time become the acknowledged master of G&S in small spaces. So this short touring revival at Wilton’s ...
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Chasing Hares

This new play at the Young Vic operates on a number of levels. On the face of it, the play is a family drama woven into a stand-off at a clothing fact...
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Little Women

‘The perfect summer came to pass, but not to stay.’ This line from near the end of Mark Adamo’s contemporary opera captures the key theme of this comi...