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A Farm Through Time review

The Ant and Dec of agriculture plough straight into parody. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Britain’s Secret War Babies review

A fascinating history – but why the blatant tear-jearking? Read my full Telegraph 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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The Revolutionary War brings a new moral dilemma in season 6

Outlander star Sophie Skelton reveals all. Read my full Radio Times article 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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Remembrance, Old Vic: In Camera

In November 2018, the Old Vic staged a series of five solo performances, curated by Arinzé Kene and directed by Annabel Bolton, to mark 100 years since the Armistice. Presented without scenery or costumes, they aimed to remind us of the … Continue reading

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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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Hamilton: The Ultimate Guide

Hamilton finally makes its UK debut at the Victoria Palace Theatre tomorrow night. Need a quick primer on the musical phenomenon? Here’s the lowdown… Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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The Slaves of Solitude, Hampstead Theatre

We’re back in the world of ration books, blackouts and spam fritters, as Nicholas Wright delves into the home front via his adaptation of Patrick Hamilton’s 1947 novel. Though there’s a certain period chintz about Jonathan Kent’s production, darker undercurrents make this a more … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Fenella Woolgar

The actress discusses The Slaves of Solitude, the stage adaptation of Patrick Hamilton’s novel, at Hampstead Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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