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Apologia, Trafalgar Studios

Back in 2009, Alexi Kaye Campbell followed up his bold first play The Pride with Apologia, which takes the well-trodden path of a fraught family reunion where past grievances stalk the present. If more conventional, it’s still an enjoyable combination of big ideas, sharp … Continue reading

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Listed: Suffragettes portrayed

Following the release of film Suffragette, theartsdesk explores other depictions of the women’s movement, from fiction and drama to documentary and song. Read the full theartsdesk article here

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Stop! The Play, Trafalgar Studios

The play’s the thing, once again, in the latest backstage comedy, an affable if limited dig at luvvie pretensions. Noises Off still reigns supreme in this genre, with successors unable to match the bravura precision of Michael Frayn’s masterful multitasking … Continue reading

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Saxon Court, Southwark Playhouse

Saxon Court joins the growing list of new plays tackling the economic collapse, and while lacking the creative innovation of work like Clare Duffy’s Money: The Game Show at the Bush or Anders Lustgarten’s If You Don’t Let Us Dream, We Won’t … Continue reading

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Dogfight, Southwark Playhouse

It is no mean feat to turn an audience against idealistic, painfully young marines heading for the nightmarish hell of Vietnam, but Dogfight comes perilously close to achieving that undesirable goal in the manner of their introduction. The band of … Continue reading

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