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Review – King Lear

Lear
The thing about King Lear that many productions ignore or overlook, in a modern, desperate striving for relevance or innovation, is that it is...

Review – Venus In Fur

There could scarcely be a better time for a West End production of David Ives' Venus In Fur than now when Harvey Weinstein's sexual power...

Review – Pop-Up Hansel and Gretel

By taking Hansel and Gretel more into the tone and territory of Into the Woods this production by director James Hurley both sheds light...

Review – The Toxic Avenger

Toxic Avenger
The Toxic Avenger is a musical that just about eats itself, as well as the audience, as it voraciously grabs every possibility for madness...

Review – Le Grand Mort

Grand Mort
You can count on one hand contemporary dramas centred on the particular issue of loneliness, and its complex causes, in modern relationships between gay...

Review – The Revlon Girl

Revlon
The Revlon Girl achieves that most delicate of balances: heart-breaking and humorous. It’s not the perfect piece and may not change the course of...

Review – Holding The Man

Holding The Man
Though inevitably and necessarily Holding The Man is part of the history of HIV/AIDS, it rises beyond that context to become a timeless tribute...

Review – Prism

Prism
Terry Johnson has written some wonderfully funny, wonderfully insightful, wonderfully thrilling plays. His latest play, Prism, is not one of them. Part biography, part...

Review – Tip Of The Tongue; Peter Brook in Conversation

Brookvideo
An elderly man in an anorak enters stage right, carefully, but without a stick. Next to him is middle-aged man, hovering deferentially at the...

Review – Footloose

Footloose
First and foremost Footloose showcases the popular music of the 1980’s and the musical segments of this production rock to the max. The production...