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12 October 2016

No’s Knife at the Old Vic

By // Theatre (London)

In one sense, it’s the ultimate indulgence to a craving no-one asked for. I don’t mean “ban experiment; bring on the potboilers”, I mean that this production feels irrelevant, and …

02 September 2016

Groundhog Day at the Old Vic

By // Theatre (London)

It is always difficult to adapt something that is as ingrained in popular culture as the 1993 movie Groundhog Day, particularly when such a film’s very title and premise have …

08 December 2015

Barbarians at the Young Vic

By // Theatre (London)

It is rare a director is so sympathetic to their chosen text; therefore, remember Liz Stevenson’s name. Too often a classic work is smothered by conservatism and theatrical brocade—this production …

19 September 2015

Future Conditional at the Old Vic

By // Theatre (London)

I have always hated monographs that moonlight as plays or novels or paintings, though I have to make an exception for Future Conditional. It is so unabashed in its stance …

31 May 2015

High Society at the Old Vic

By // Theatre (London)

What a turnaround. It is not often that a show can improve so much between its Acts. From the first Act’s close, it seemed like High Society was an extremely …

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