Theatre Critic and Journalist

Review: The Big Fellah, Lyric Hammersmith

Posted on Sep 27, 2010 in Criticism | 1 comment

As David Costello, Finbar Lynch bursts in to the New York flat being used as an IRA safe house. He barely breaks stride, unlocking,...

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Review: Lovers Walk, Southwark Playhouse

Posted on Sep 26, 2010 in Criticism | 0 comments

Published on Culture Wars, 05.10.2010 There’s something about the South Bank. Somehow, it overcomes its own cliche to retain its...

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Review: Boiling Frogs, Southwark Playhouse

Posted on Sep 22, 2010 in Criticism | 2 comments

An edited version appeared in Time Out, 22.10.2010 You can’t boil a frog by adding hot water. Gradually increase the heat, however,...

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Pecs v performance: the flaws of attraction in theatre

Posted on Sep 22, 2010 in Opinion | 0 comments

Published on the Guardian Theatre Blog, 22.09.2010 Whether it’s Michael Coveney hymning about Nancy Carroll, Michael...

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Review: Deathtrap, Noel Coward Theatre

Posted on Sep 16, 2010 in Criticism | 1 comment

Written for Culture Wars, 18.09.2010 There’s more than a whiff of The Master Builder about Ira Levin’s comedy-thriller. The...

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