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Calendar Girls

One might not expect a full house on a Tuesday evening, but the New Wimbledon Theatre was packed on the opening night of Calendar Girls’ short run at ...
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Faith, Hope and Charity

In Alexander Zeldin's new play Faith, Hope and Charity, the auditorium and stage are fused into one large hall, fully lit. A microcosm of society, whe...
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The Escape Act: A Holocaust Memoir

Stav Meishar, who devised The Escape Act and performed it at Jacksons Lane Arts Centre, modestly describes the piece as a “work in progress”. It is al...
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Zeus on the Loose

Zeus on the Loose is an anodyne, indeed innocent, card game for children. The same cannot be said for the show of the same name currently running in V...
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The Exorcist

On a Saturday night early in 1974, your reviewer joined the queue snaking round the corner of the famous State Gaumont cinema on Kilburn High Road. Hi...
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Midlife Cowboy

The comedian Tony Hawks always comes across as being a thoroughly nice man. Given that the great and the good of the ‘British Comedy Establishment’ tu...
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Don Giovanni

Don Juan is a well-known legend whose legacy has remained owing predominantly to all its many variations and adaptations. This Spanish tale has been t...
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Werther

Can you imagine your novel being universally admired throughout Europe and wherever Western Culture prevailed as the most popular of the time? Well, e...
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Maria Callas, The Black Pearl

Federica Nardacci’s monologue brings to life the thoughts and feelings of Maria Callas’s butler, Ferruccio Mezzadri. Through a stream-of-consciousness...