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Preview: The Night Shift, Queen Elizabeth Hall, 4 May

This is meant to be “classical music with an edge” – or “without rules” – or some such.  It is a solid, upstanding orchestra, but these gigs is meant to be extremely casual – the conductor chats with the audience … Continue reading

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Preview: The Vanishing Horizon, Camden People’s Theatre, 14 March

I booked this solely on the strength of my friend Aliceson Robinson (whose excellent blog, On Culture, is listed in our blogroll).  Her blog post one day was the below – how do you say no to that?  So, I’ll … Continue reading

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Preview: Becky Shaw at the Almeida, 26 Feb (matinee)

We are going to see this play at the Almeida in a few weeks – it caught my eye because a) it got three stars in The Week and b) it’s at the Almeida which is a reliable theatre in … Continue reading

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Preview: La Boheme at The King’s Head Theatre, March 1-23

Opera is not either of our thing.  Things.  But we went to see a new version of La Boheme performed over a pub in Kilburn last summer, and it was fantastic.  Rewritten and sung in English, by singers who are … Continue reading

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Preview: The Children’s Hour, Comedy Theatre, 1 Mar

We are seeing a matinee of the new Keira Knightly / Elizabeth Moss / Ellen Burstyn / Carol Kane show, “The Children’s Hour”, on 1 Mar.  [Note this date has shifted; our original tickets were for 19 Feb.] I make … Continue reading

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Preview: Seasons’ Greetings at the National Theatre, 6 Feb

I wouldn’t normally go for something being put on over Christmas called “Season’s Greetings” – it seems designed to attract the world’s least creative theatregoers.  (“Then, over Easter, they’ve got something on called ‘The Easter Show’…oh we must see that … Continue reading

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