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Heathers The Musical, Theatre Royal Haymarket

This London premiere of Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe’s 2010 musical (based on Daniel Waters’ oh-so-Eighties cult classic movie, starring Christian Slater and Winona Ryder) had a development period at The Other Palace – no critics allowed – before cruising into the West End … Continue reading

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A melodramatic production that needs more bite to really engage

You would think the 2005 London bombings and their turbulent aftermath offer more than enough drama for an 80-minute play, but actor-turned-writer Damien Tracey adds to the mix political intrigue, romantic scandal, and not one but two ethnically charged revenge … Continue reading

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Warde Street, Park Theatre

The advantage of basing drama on real events, particularly emotive ones like the 2005 London bombings, is that they have inbuilt resonance; the disadvantage, all too apparent in 2013 play Warde Street, is that it can be challenging to articulate a … Continue reading

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Between the Rock and a hard place

Gauging someone’s level of success depends on a clear understanding of their main objective. For Gibraltar’s eclectic characters, that varies from political influence and professional advancement to the search for that most slippery catch: “the truth”. For the play itself, based … Continue reading

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