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BOTALLACK O’CLOCK ♥♥♥

THE OLD RED LION THEATRE A great artist stumbles through a drink-soaked night in this intriguing portrayal.   The artist Roger Hilton was, by his own admission, a man who mistrusted words. Yet he managed to produce a lot of … Continue reading

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THE GREAT GATSBY ♥♥♥

ARTSDEPOT FINCHLEY, and touring Music plays a key part in this sparkling adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece. With gin as the national drink, and sex as the national obsession (according to the New York Times, at least), America in … Continue reading

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THE PEOPLE VS DEMOCRACY ♥♥

ARTICLE 19 at THE FREE WORD CENTRE, FARRINGDON Audience participation is at the heart of this political game where – surprise, surprise – power and money hold sway. People will do or say more or less anything to win an … Continue reading

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OUTGROWN ♥♥♥

ETCETERA THEATRE, CAMDEN This first full-length production from Mind Your Head theatre company examines the sea of troubles beneath a lifelong friendship. Friendship never ends…or so the Spice Girls would have had us believe back in 1996 as they pranced … Continue reading

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PIG GIRL by Colleen Murphy ♥♥

FINBOROUGH THEATRE. This grim account of a prostitute’s murder is full of committed performances, but doesn’t delve far enough beyond the facts of the case. In 2010 a pig farmer from Vancouver in Canada was convicted of six murders But … Continue reading

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THE WINTER’S TALE, by William Shakespeare ♥♥♥

The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, Kentish Town. The Shakespeare Sessions company creates a stirring vision of madness and loss in this new production, adapted and directed by Ross McGregor. In the depths of winter, Shakespeare’s story of recrimination, redemption and … Continue reading

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STAGE SEEN: BEST OF 2014

There are no glittering prizes for Stage Seen’s 2014 awards, nor indeed any proper categories. But there have been some special theatre moments to share as the year draws to a close… Best spectacle…Rupert Goold’s American Psycho at the Almeida … Continue reading

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