UK Reviews

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Circus 1903

This is not the first time that the circus has come to one of the capital’s long-established concert venues.  Cirque du Soleil, for example, is now a ...
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When the protagonist of our story, an outcast fairy called ‘Fairy’, meets an odd man in the forest one day, she is immediately swept up in an ordeal w...
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Sons of the Prophet

Stephen Karam had real success a few years back with his play ‘The Humans’, which like this current offering, enjoyed success in New York before comin...
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Othello

I still remember going to the National to watch Nicholas Hytner’s production of Othello for the Olivier stage. Almost ten years have passed since that...
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Harry’s Christmas

Christmas can be a difficult time of the year to be alone. Everything seems designed to highlight your loneliness - from the number of cards you (don'...
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Alice in Wonderland

When eleven year old Alice has an argument with her mum on the platform at Brixton tube station she jumps aboard the train through the sliding doors i...
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Mamma Mia!

The success of the hit show Mamma Mia! comes, I believe, from the fact that it is not just another jukebox musical. In fashioning the book and the sho...
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Heigh ho, heigh ho – it’s off to work I go, writing this review.  But it’s more pleasure than work.  They’ve done it again at the New Wimbledon Theatr...
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Our Town

This year’s choice for the Guildhall School’s main winter drama is a classic twentieth-century American drama, Thornton Wilder’s epic portrait of loca...