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Theatre She Stoops to Conquer (c) Johan Persson
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Once Jamie Lloyd’s boisterous revival of She Stoops to Conquer gets into its stride, it is impossible not to be touched by Goldsmith’s acute investigation into the muddle of manners that was Georgian society.

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The latest production from The Agatha Christie Theatre Company was first adapted from Christie’s novel…

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“Written in the style of 18th century caricature, it is impossible not to find much of the play hysterically funny, and yet equally impossible not to feel guilty for laughing.” Rebecca reviews The Madness of George III…

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Set in the fictional Ministry of Cultural Integrity, where a ‘healthy, muscular and tender understanding of our cultural heritage’ is the order of the day, Hydrocracker’s production draws on five of Pinter’s politically motivated short plays.

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“One for the road” is such a flippant, jovial expression, isn’t it? Something dads say at the pub. But I’ll never hear the expression in quite the same way again, having seen The Print Room and Young Vic’s co-production of Pinter’s brutal short play.

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Miss York visits Keats House in Hampstead for an outdoor performance of Romantics by director James Veitch and the Pale Fire theatre company. We all know Miss York likes the rain; did she like the performance as well?

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Alex Larman visits the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon for a performance of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, transplanted by director Rupert Goold into a bustling Las Vegas.

Theatre Photography (c) Catherine Ashmore
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‘Straw-hatted melancholy’. Is there a more dismissive way of referring to one of the greatest…

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Over their customary post-performance pizza, Larry and Al Senter discuss the National Theatre’s Frankenstein, and Larry learns there’s more to this story than Hammer Horror…

Theatre Photography (c) Phoebe Rudomino
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As theatrical subject matter goes, competitive swimming isn’t a well-trodden path. Perhaps that’s the draw…

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