Tag Archives: marriage

Girl on an Altar, Kiln Theatre

Marina Carr’s new twist on Ancient Greek tragedy spells out too much, but it’s superbly acted and pungently topical. Read my full Telegraph review here

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State of the Union, series 2 review

Nick Hornby plunges into the culture wars. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Conversations with Friends review

Sally Rooney’s ménage à quatre is more than a match for Normal People. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Middle, National Theatre

David Eldridge’s marital drama is sincere but too conservative. Read my full London Theatre review here

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Katherine Ryan, Missus, London Palladium

A new husband is fresh fodder for the wickedly funny comedian. Read my full The i Paper review here

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Outlander’s Roger and Brianna’s marriage threatened in season 6

Sophie Skelton and Richard Rankin tease their upcoming storyline. Read my full Radio Times article here

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Dull girl power speeches and wild sex do not make Bridgerton a feminist triumph

“We’re seeing this Regency romance through a feminist lens,” proclaimed actor Regé-Jean Page, who plays the hunky-but-tortured Duke of Hastings in Netflix’s bodice-ripper Bridgerton, in a recent interview. Co-star Phoebe Dynevor has also thrown around the F word, saying that … Continue reading

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The Last Five Years, The Other Palace Digital

A musical featuring two people who are physically separated? Jason Robert Brown’s work is a shutdown natural – as this new digital theatre version demonstrates. Lauren Samuels and Danny Becker, who play doomed lovers Cathy and Jamie, recorded their parts entirely in isolation, with Samuels (previously … Continue reading

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Preview of The Last Five Years

A musical featuring two people physically separated throughout? Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years could be made for lockdown – as a new digital production aims to prove. Actors Lauren Samuels and Danny Becker, who play doomed lovers Cathy … Continue reading

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The Last Five Years, Southwark Playhouse

There’s concept on top of concept in this revival of Jason Robert Brown’s beloved 2001 musical, which charts the ebb and flow of a relationship by juggling timelines: aspiring actress Cathy’s story is told in reverse chronological order, while aspiring writer Jamie’s moves … Continue reading

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