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Cats, The Shows Must Go On

Cats is, declares composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, a show that doesn’t really have a story, but was beloved on stage because it’s “the ultimate theatrical experience”. That’s the point which Tom Hooper’s grotesque, nightmarish movie adaptation so profoundly missed, with its computer-generated monstrosities and ham-fisted attempts … Continue reading

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Compelling tale from the underrepresented

The life of transwoman Lili Elbe, the first known person to undergo full surgical reassignment, will soon receive the Hollywood touch in Tom Hooper’s new movie The Danish Girl. But the Camden Fringe has beaten him to it with this … Continue reading

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