Category Archives: Theatre

Review: One Man, Two Guvnors

In some ways this is the least necessary review you’ll read on this blog, given that ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ has already proved itself a star of the 2011 scene.  It gathered a clutch of 5-star reviews for its extended … Continue reading

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Review: The Pitmen Painters, Duchess Theatre, 25 October 2011

You know that moment in a gallery where you stare at a splashy daub on a canvas and you think to yourself the more generous version of ‘I could do that’?  That is: ‘maybe I could have a go at … Continue reading

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Review: The (new) Bush Theatre and Where’s My Seat

When did you last design a theatre, hmm? Oh, “just last week” you say? You probably went to the Bush then, to see Where’s My Seat. Lucky you. The Bush Theatre, as you may know, is a critical foundation stone … Continue reading

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Review: London Road, National Theatre

Seen: 28 May 2011 Score: 4.5 stars (Cabe) 5 stars (Caroline) This weekend I had the unique experience of getting all teary at the sight of a particularly nice hanging garden. This may just indicate that I’m becoming increasingly English, … Continue reading

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Review: Operation Greenfield at the Soho Theatre, until 4 June 2011

The Soho Theatre is on my list of comfortingly reliable venues. ‘Comfortingly reliable’ is of course the least likely description you’d pull out for most of the things they show there: quirky, edgy, funny – they do these things unerringly … Continue reading

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Our guest post on the ‘On Culture’ blog: “This week’s cultural inspirations”

Anyone who reads this blog knows we often follow the lead of our friend Aliceson Robinson, who has a business called Nine Muses which serves as a “cultural concierge” for personal and business clients. In other words, she does this … Continue reading

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Preview: Flare Path, Theatre Royal Haymarket, May 2011

Just booked tickets to “Flare Path” in London for a couple months from now. It’s a romance set during WWII, involving at least one bomber pilot and at least one stalwart-but-torn woman, out of I think a total of two … Continue reading

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