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The Painkiller, Garrick Theatre

The fourth production in Branagh’s Garrick season is the revival of an odd-couple romp he brought to the Lyric, Belfast in 2011. Sean Foley (best known for his superlative Branagh-directed Morecambe and Wise tribute The Play What I Wrote) adapts … Continue reading

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Strange tale of odd couple is ambitious but elusive work

Robert Holman’s influence is evident in the work of a number of today’s leading playwrights, and his talent for uncovering the arresting in the ordinary is encapsulated by the memorably strange Jonah and Otto, which premiered at Manchester’s Royal Exchange … Continue reading

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Can you tell what it is yet?

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Between Ten and Six may be one of the most flattering plays in London. Unfortunately, its confused hotchpotch of inspirations makes it more half-finished, drama-student scrapbook than a satisfying piece of standalone theatre. The … Continue reading

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