Theatre Critic and Journalist


On disappointment and Three Kingdoms

Posted on May 16, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

On Monday, I went back to the Lyric for a second helping of Three Kingdoms; my fourth, fifth and sixth kingdoms, if you like. The stalls...

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Review: Cymbeline, Shakespeare’s Globe

Posted on May 14, 2012 in Criticism | 0 comments

Published in The Guardian, 04.05.2012 Unsurprisingly, after almost three decades of civil war, this is a Cymbeline that sides with its...

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Review: Mother Adam, Jermyn Street Theatre

Posted on May 14, 2012 in Criticism | 0 comments

Published in Time Out, 14.05.2012 Adam and his ‘Mammles’ – that’s mother, to those of us with less severe Oedipal...

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Review: Three Kingdoms, Lyric Hammersmith

Posted on May 13, 2012 in Criticism | 1 comment

About halfway through the first half of Three Kingdoms on Tuesday night, probably an hour and fifteen minutes in or so, I scrawled the...

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Review: Babel, Caledonian Park

Posted on May 11, 2012 in Criticism | 0 comments

Only the spirit in which Babel was conceived saves it from being irredeemible. In its execution, it ranks as a failure on all fronts, most...

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