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Friday, March 8, 2019

Review: A Lesson From Aloes by Simon Gwynn

Simon Gwynn reviews Janet Suzman's claustrophobic revival of Athol Fugard's 1978 play, which explores 'the personal toll of political events'. The post Review: A Lesson From Aloes appeared …

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Review: Cinderella: A Wicked Mother of a Night Out! at London Welsh Centre by Simon Gwynn

Can I lick your face?: Simon Gwynn reviews Not Too Tame's 'raucous and gratifying reinvention of panto'. The post Review: Cinderella: A Wicked Mother of a Night Out! at London Welsh Centre …

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Review: I’m Not Running at the National Theatre by Simon Gwynn

Uncanny valley: David Hare's satire of Labour politics might be set in the present day, but it belongs in another era. The post Review: I’m Not Running at the National Theatre appeared…

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Review: The Outsider at Print Room by Simon Gwynn

Pleasure-seeking animals: Ben Okri's play is a visceral, accessible take on Albert Camus's existentialist classic. The post Review: The Outsider at Print Room appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Review: Spiral at Park Theatre by Simon Gwynn

Simon Gwynn reviews Spiral, a revised version of an earlier play that still may be tackling too much. The post Review: Spiral at Park Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Review: The Fall at Southwark Playhouse by Simon Gwynn

Generational differences: James Fritz's play for the National Youth Theatre explores society's attitudes towards the old. The post Review: The Fall at Southwark Playhouse appeared first on E…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Review: Reared at Theatre503 by Simon Gwynn

Two in one: John Fitzpatrick's play is both kitchen sink comedy and insightful study of social evolution. The post Review: Reared at Theatre503 appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Review: Angry at Southwark Playhouse by Simon Gwynn

Remains thoroughly caffeinated: Simon Gwynn reviews Philip Ridley's new series of six monologues. The post Review: Angry at Southwark Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Review: This Story of Yours at White Bear Theatre by Simon Gwynn

A revival of 'Z-Cars' writer John Hopkins' 1968 psychological thriller shows how much times have changed. The post Review: This Story of Yours at White Bear Theatre appeared first on Exeunt …

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Review: The Lorax at The Old Vic by Simon Gwynn

Fine-tuned absurdity: Simon Gwynn reviews the return of David Grieg's stage adaptation of Dr Seuss to the Old Vic. The post Review: The Lorax at The Old Vic appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Review: Dangling at Southwark Playhouse by Simon Gwynn

Simon Gwynn reviews Abigail Hood's new play about childhood abuse and running away from home. The post Review: Dangling at Southwark Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Review: A Tale Of Two Cities at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Simon Gwynn

Raucous, colourful and exhilarating: Simon Gwynn reviews Matthew Dunster and Timothy Sheader's al fresco adaptation of Dickens' classic novel. The post Review: A Tale Of Two Cities at Regent…

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Review: Light at Battersea Arts Centre by Simon Gwynn

A frightening picture, but not one it feels we're on the verge of entering: Simon Gwynn reviews Theatre Ad Infinitum's Light on its return to Battersea Arts Centre. The post Review: Light at…

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