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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Home, I'm Darling, Duke of York's Theatre review - Katherine Parkinson rules the roost by Tim Cornwell

National Theatre transfer hits the West End sweet spotThe Fifties? They were terrible: bone-cold houses where people huddled round the fireplace for heat, empty Sundays that lasted a month, …

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Beast on the Moon, Finborough Theatre review - drama of familial displacement packs a quiet punch by Tim Cornwell

American play from mid-'90s resonates afresh todayIn the history of early photography in the Middle East, it was the Armenian Christian traders and their descendents who became the pion…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Stop and Search, Arcola Theatre review - a murky view of modern-day Britain by Tim Cornwell

Three interconnected stories struggle to add up A road tunnel through the Alps, stretching underneath Mont Blanc: Tel (Shaun Mason) is ploughing home to London in a borrowed Merc, strung out…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Time Is Love/Tiempo es Amor, Finborough Theatre review - sultry yet static by Tim Cornwell

Ché Walker play provides a lively platform for the formidable Sheila Atim Confessions first: I fell asleep mid-way through Time Is Love/Tiempo es Amor, from too much time on trains and plan…

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Friday, December 14, 2018

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Piccadilly Theatre review - back for a heart-tugging encore by Tim Cornwell

Award-winning adaptation of Mark Haddon's novel retains its ingenuity and pathos One emotional high point in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the much-lauded Simon Ste…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

A Christmas Carol, Old Vic review - Dickens adaptation returns, depth and mince pies intact by Tim Cornwell

Last year's festive-season hit, re-cast, continues to enchant The Old Vic's revival of its successful Christmas Carol first seen this time last year had me at the mince pies: they were …

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

War Horse, National Theatre review - still touching after all these years by Tim Cornwell

International sensation stirs the heart anew in its return homeWar Horse at the National Theatre on Sunday’s Armistice Day centenary: there were medalled veterans and at least one priest i…

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