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    Off West End Review

    Common – National Theatre

    At first glance, DC Moore’s Common looked refreshingly uncommon, boasting a strong female-led cast, with a queer woman at its heart. Hurrah, I thought, and all on a main stage at the…

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    My Top Ten Theatre Shows of 2016

    2016, you may have been crap for a lot of things but theatre was certainly not one of them. There has been so much astounding talent and British theatre has offered…

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    Off West End Review

    Hedda Gabler – National Theatre

    Emma Thompson thought she had the monopoly of melancholically listening to Joni Mitchell at Christmas time, but she hadn’t banked on Ivo van Hove. Neither had I, but when those sorrowful…


    The Bardette’s Budget Beauties

    So you’ve made a new years resolution to see more theatre, but eeek you’re trying to watch the pennies after Christmas and a ticket to see the latest show in the West…

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    Christmas Gift Picks

    ‘Tis the season to be jolly, where mince pies are munched, carols sung and mulled wine warms your soul… so instead of braving the cold, I have put together a gift…

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    30 Plays I Wish I’d Seen: No. 6-10

    As the list continues on to numbers 6-10, let’s take a look at some of the boys I wish I’d seen.    6. Richard II – The Donmar Warehouse Before his…

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    Top 10: Shows to see in 2015

    With such an exciting year of theatre in 2014, I am already eagerly anticipating the theatrical gems of the coming year. There are also some great stars soon to be gracing the…

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    Talk: Richard Eyre

    On Tuesday evening I attended a National Theatre Platforms talk with Richard Eyre or Rich (as he’s affectionately known by Judi Dench). Interviewed by Mark Lawson under the towering cross from…

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    Last week I went to see the phenomenal new production of Medea at the National Theatre. Directed by Carrie Cracknell, this new version of the Greek tragedy by playwright Ben Power…