UK Reviews

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Don Quixote

The story of the knight-errant of La Mancha and his loyal squire is not only one with which we are familiar, but it is also one that has taken up resi...
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The Height of the Storm

It is rare for French dramatists to score a series of successes on the London stage, and yet Florian Zeller, aided by the expert translating skills of...
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Soldier On!

This play is the creation of Jonathan Lewis, working with and through the Soldiers’ Arts Academy. This remarkable charity recognises that the rehabili...
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Troy

The top floor Etcetera theatre in Camden was transformed from cosy black box studio into a hellish nightmare of a Sarah Kane calibre. It soon became h...
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Beauty, Love and Death

Brighton Early Music Festival (BREMF) is a treasure trove of gems from a musical age that should be better known. Though a lot of early opera is nowad...
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Don Carlos

Despite having a strong ensemble cast, the ARA Theatre Company’s production of Friedrich Schiller’s Don Carlos ultimately falls victim to a directoria...
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Romeo and Juliet

The RSC’s production of Romeo and Juliet takes place on an almost entirely bare stage, the only set piece a concrete (or concrete-looking) cube in the...
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Billy Bishop Goes to War

Once again Jermyn Street Theatre, with their tiny basement auditorium in central London, has found a fascinating curiosity of a play/musical to put on...
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Shakespeare in Love

At one level I have nothing but good to report about the play Shakespeare in Love, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall from the screenplay by Marc Norma...