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Review: Adler & Gibb, Royal Court

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 in Best of (Left), Criticism | 0 comments

Brush up your Baudrillard, folks. Adler & Gibb, Tim Crouch’s main stage debut at the Royal Court, is art about art about art about...

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Review: Orlando, Manchester Royal Exchange

Posted on Mar 2, 2014 in Best of (Left), Criticism | 0 comments

Published in The Guardian, 02.03.2014 Orlando is a young man of 16 when Elizabeth I takes a shine to his legs. More than a century later,...

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Review: The Dumb Waiter, The Print Room

Posted on Nov 2, 2013 in Best of (Left), Criticism | 0 comments

Published in The Telegraph, 01.11.2013 If it were once possible for audiences to miss the scowling politics beneath Harold Pinter’s...

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Just don’t call it ordinary: Annie Baker

Posted on Jun 18, 2013 in Best of (Left), Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in the Financial Times, 15.06.2013 Annie Baker’s lingering, low-key, naturalistic dramas have launched a critical arms race in...

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The Hothouse: Pinter’s nightmare

Posted on May 10, 2013 in Best of (Left), Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in The Independent, 08.05.2013 Harold Pinter didn’t think much of his second play initially. “It was heavily...

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The Uncertain Stage: Anthony Neilson

Posted on Apr 7, 2013 in Best of (Left), Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in the Financial Times, 06.04.2013 Sheltering from the rain outside the Royal Court Theatre, Anthony Neilson pockets his...

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This Is Tomorrow

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Best of (Left), Blog | 0 comments

This is Tomorrow is a project led by Warwick Arts Centre and China Plate that takes five artists into Warwick University. The artists meet...

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Interview: Paul Rhys

Posted on Dec 13, 2012 in Best of (Left), Profiles & Features | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 13.12.2012 The Euphorium Bakery on Upper Street is a haven of wholesomeness. Mounds of bread – £4.50 a loaf –...

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Review: The Architects, V22 Biscuit Factory

Posted on Dec 11, 2012 in Best of (Left), Criticism | 0 comments

Published in The Financial Times, 11.12.2012 Could Shunt, those madcap experimentalists whose vast off-site shows tend to confound, have...

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Review: 55 Days, Hampstead Theatre

Posted on Oct 25, 2012 in Best of (Left), Criticism | 0 comments

Published in The Financial Times, 25.10.2012 Howard Brenton has long raided history for its present-tense parallels and in England’s...

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