Reviews

3.0★ ★ ★
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Beautiful

The New Wimbledon Theatre was absolutely packed for the first night of this short run of a musical previously staged on Broadway and the West End. You...
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The Grönholm Method

In high school, a friend of mine had a job interview during which she called her potential supervisor “Dad.” Then panic-giggled when the interviewers ...
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Operation Crucible

This is theatre at its simplest and finest. Operation Crucible cleverly tells the life stories of four ironworkers who are all headed to the same fate...
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Life and Fate

A kaleidoscope of crisscrossing personal narratives that intersect and resonate with the unfolding of the life and fate of Jewish Soviet Scientist, Vi...
3.0★ ★ ★
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Nightfall

Grief, nostalgia and rural decay provide an inescapable atmosphere of paralysis in Barney Norris’s latest play set on a run-down, debt-ridden Hampshir...
Elizabeth. Zenaida Yankowsky as Elizabeth. c Robbie Jack
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Elizabeth

William Tuckett is not satisfied with the version of Elizabeth I that history so often presents to us: a politician, a statesman, a demanding leader o...
Sasha Regan's all-male Iolanthe 2018
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Iolanthe

I rightly raved about ENO’s new Iolanthe back in February. Director Cal McCrystal’s laugh-a-minute makeover turns this 1882 Gilbert and Sullivan story...
Pyar Actually Theatre Royal Stratford East
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Pyar Actually

Together light-hearted and though-provoking, “Pyar Actually" is a rare gem of a play. Its text, written and performed by Sukh Ojla, a writer, actress ...
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The almost-legendary Midsummer Night’s Dream production by Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre has been revived again and is totally wonderful in alm...