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Faustus: That Damned Woman, Lyric Hammersmith

Changing the gender of the title character “highlights the way in which women still operate in a world designed by and for men,” argues Chris Bush, whose reimagining of Marlowe’s play premieres at the Lyric ahead of a UK tour. It’s certainly a compelling … Continue reading

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Strictly Speaking: Week 6

Oh Strictly Halloween. Every year I forget how grim your Fright Night will be, and every year I am gripped anew with its frightfulness. Read my full Dancing Times blog here

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Doctor Faustus, Duke of York’s Theatre

Blood, sexual violence, power games and lashings of nudity. Not Game of Thrones, whose new season has just premiered (yes, he’s really dead. Well, for now) – and whose shadow Kit Harington is trying to escape – but Jamie Lloyd’s graphic … Continue reading

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Damn Yankees, Landor Theatre

This uplifting tale of the little team that could finds a natural home in Clapham’s intimate venue, even if its buoyant, youthful cast threatens to burst through the walls during Robbie O’Reilly’s action-packed ensemble numbers. Adler and Ross’s 1955 musical … Continue reading

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