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Patriots, Almeida Theatre

A monstrously entertaining account of Vladimir Putin’s kingmaker. Read my full London Theatre review here

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Not to hold Eurovision in Ukraine is a capitulation to Putin

Ukraine could have gained soft power, international attention and trade, while giving the Song Contest purpose. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Dance for Ukraine, London Coliseum

Ivan Putrov and Alina Cojocaru raised money, and spirits, with their triumphant fundraising gala. Read my full Telegraph report here

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Eurovision has long been a battleground between Russia and Ukraine

Eurovision has tried to remain apolitical, but with Russia now booted from the contest, it has finally succumbed to long-simmering discord. Read my full Telegraph article here

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A Very Expensive Poison, Old Vic

How theatre should, or should not, be addressing Brexit is a constant topic of conversation. But while Lucy Prebble’s phenomenal new work – a combination of horror, espionage thriller, love story and satire, with dazzlingly theatrical framing – doesn’t centre … Continue reading

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Describe the Night, Hampstead Theatre

American playwright Rajiv Joseph’s latest certainly doesn’t lack for ambition, spanning 90 years, three countries, and mixing history and fiction in its form to make a point about, well, mixing history and fiction. Storytelling through to the pertinent “fake news” … Continue reading

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