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Absolute Hell, National Theatre

The original version of Rodney Ackland’s provocative work, The Pink Room, had a bruising reception back in 1952, losing thousands for investor Terence Rattigan amidst furious reviews. Since salvaged by the Orange Tree in the Eighties, its rebirth was cemented by … Continue reading

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Young Marx, Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr’s enterprise is certainly an historic one: The Bridge is London’s first new wholly commercial theatre in 80 years. If its opening play isn’t the same landmark work, it’s nevertheless an auspicious start to a promising … Continue reading

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Don Juan in Soho, Wyndham’s Theatre

The bad boy is back. Marber’s Molière update, which first appeared at the Donmar Warehouse in 2006, has been revived by the playwright for a West End run – David Tennant succeeding Rhys Ifans as the titular seducer. Read my … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

Metropolitan policewoman Isabella Grotto talks life on the beat in the West End. Read my full Discover Britain magazine interview here

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BroadwayWorld Interview: Jon Brittain on Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

As his show comes to Udderbelly Festival, co-creator Jon Brittain talks mixing styles, gay rights and the ongoing process of development. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Jezebel, Soho Theatre

If comedy is tragedy plus time, either too much has elapsed since the fictional events of Jezebel, or not quite enough. Newcomer Mark Cantan’s uneven screwball pitting a methodical couple against a scatter-brained opposite, with wacky misunderstandings aplenty, lacks the … Continue reading

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