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Relive Helen Hunt’s greatest performances in movies, TV shows, and on stage

Ahead of the actress making her UK theatre debut in Eureka Day. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Book tickets to West End shows helmed by award-winning directors

From Marianne Elliott and Bartlett Sher to Rebecca Frecknall. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Oscars 2022, as it happened: Will Smith hits Chris Rock — then wins Best Actor Oscar

I live-blogged a bizarre Academy Awards… Read my full Telegraph article here

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The Forest, Hampstead Theatre

How might Florian Zeller return to the theatre following his Oscar triumph for The Father?  Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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‘This is how loss feels’: how a Netflix animation about grief became a global phenomenon

One of the year’s most unlikely phenomena on the video-sharing app TikTok saw 50 million people – and counting – recording themselves crying while watching a 12-minute animation. Not since the heart-wrenching opening sequence of Up have viewers been so undone … Continue reading

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Thomas Cole, The Lehman Trilogy, The Wife and Caitlin Moran

On my September MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Exhibition TheNational Gallery spotlights American landscape artist Thomas Cole Film Glenn Close is riveting – and Oscar-tipped – in The Wife Theatre An epic story told by a trio of actors in The Lehman Trilogy at the National … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week

Oscar-winning Son of Saul, Nick Payne’s latest play and Line of Duty reaches its nail-biting climax. Read my full theartsdesk newsletter here

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Rabbit Hole, Hampstead Theatre

The death of a child is an unnatural loss. There’s no reassurance that the departed lived a full life, rather the jagged edge of one cut short. In the case of Becca and Howie, it’s also nonsensical: their perfectly healthy … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week

Awards season hots up, the next Harry Potter headlines a Broadway classic, and epics are reimagined on both stage and screen.  Read my full theartsdesk newsletter here

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The Bard reborn

Shall I compare thee to the Oscar-winning movie? It’s an inescapable association, but one this new stage version embraces wholeheartedly, with faithful re-creations of beloved scenes and the majority of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard’s ingenious screenplay retained. Yet unlike … Continue reading

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