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Review: Angel Meadow, HOME

Posted on Jun 22, 2014 in Best of (Centre), Criticism | 0 comments

Published in The Telegraph, 18.06.2014 “We’ve come a long way,” boasts a hoarding in Manchester’s Ancoats district. Once a...

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Rupert Goold: “Every show should aim to change theatre”

Posted on Feb 12, 2014 in Best of (Centre), Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in The Guardian, 12.02.2014 Rupert Goold is already in the bar when I get there, instantly recognisable even from behind....

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Review: Dancing at Lughnasa, Northampton Royal & Derngate

Posted on Jun 5, 2013 in Best of (Centre), Criticism | 0 comments

Published in The Telegraph, 30.01.2013 If you thought Chekhov’s three sisters had it bad, spare a thought for the five in Brian...

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Review: This House, National Theatre

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 in Best of (Centre), Criticism | 0 comments

An edited version was published in The Guardian, 02.03.2013 This House has found it’s natural home. James Graham’s play is such a...

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Greed and Growth

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 in Best of (Centre), Criticism | 0 comments

Published in the New Statesman, 21.02.2013 Now is not a good time to be a theatre-loving banker. London’s stages are awash with moneymen...

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What can theatre say about the internet?

Posted on Jan 29, 2013 in Best of (Centre), Opinion | 0 comments

Published in The Guardian, 22.01.2013 It’s a truism that the internet has changed everything: how we work, how we communicate, how...

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War on the Stage: The Trojan Women; Arab Nights

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 in Best of (Centre), Criticism | 0 comments

Published in The New Statesman, 29.11.2012 After the struggle, the struggle. War doesn’t end with armistice, nor revolutions with...

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Review: Songs of Lear, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe

Posted on Aug 17, 2012 in Best of (Centre), Criticism | 0 comments

Published in The List, 17.08.2012 This review won the 2012 Allen Wright Award Imagine King Lear in pill form, the Shakespearean equivalent...

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Review: We Hope That You’re Happy (Why Would We Lie?), Battersea Arts Centre

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 in Best of (Centre), Criticism | 0 comments

Published in Time Out, 08.03.2012 Do a little dance. Chug another Bud. Get down about Haitian earthquakes, Indonesian tsunamis and starving...

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Basildon Bonds: David Eldridge

Posted on Feb 16, 2012 in Best of (Centre), Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 16.02 “I’ll be completely honest with you,” says David Eldridge, leaning a little closer. “There are only...

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