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Kitchen drama fails to connect

Torben Betts maintains the fine tradition of mentor Alan Ayckbourn by analysing social divisions and modern malaise via the dinner party from hell in his fiery 2012 comedy. North London urbanite hosts Jess (Annabel Bates) and Mat (Jack Johns) boast … Continue reading

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Muswell Hill, Park Theatre

Has there ever been a successful dinner party on stage? It seems no sooner has the table been set than domestic disharmony erupts: opposing personalities obligingly clash, the veil of marital bliss is torn asunder, and terrible secrets are spilled … Continue reading

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Swinging Sixties

If you didn’t know the Kinks hailed from Muswell Hill, you certainly will by the end of the Hampstead Theatre’s first musical, which basks in the glory of the local boys made good. It’s also an apt venue in which … Continue reading

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