Theatre Critic and Journalist

Salisbury Thrill: Gareth Machin

Posted on Dec 8, 2011 in Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 08.12.2011 “Every incoming artistic director says that they want to broaden the repetoire,” says Gareth Machin,...

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Review: Lecture Notes on a Death Scene, Camden People’s Theatre

Posted on Dec 7, 2011 in Criticism | 1 comment

The death scene up for consideration in this reflective spine-tingler from Analogue is your own. At least, it is one of your own, for the...

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Review: Goodbye Barcelona, Arcola Theatre

Posted on Dec 6, 2011 in Criticism | 0 comments

Published in Time Out, 05.12.2011 “Ere Mum,” squawks 18-year-old cockney Sam, “You seen this ‘ere Spanish Civil War...

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Review: Hamlet, Barbican Centre

Posted on Dec 4, 2011 in Criticism | 0 comments

Published on Culture Wars, 05.12.2011 In Britain, we tend to take our Shakespeare as it comes. Directors that dare draw out – or worse,...

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Review: The Comedy of Errors, National Theatre

Posted on Dec 3, 2011 in Criticism | 0 comments

For a winter vacation of sorts, Dominic Cooke has skipped from his Sloane Square office to the biggest stage on the South Bank. Presumably,...

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