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Black Cat Cabaret – Secret Venue, London

Comperes: Frisky and Marcel Lucont Reviewer: David Ralf In the first true year of the first decade of the new millennium, having saved Shakespeare from the brink of irrelevance only five short years previous, Baz Luhrmann threw a lifeline to a flagging circus industry. The next year Renée Zellweger and Richard Gere sealed its fate by giving the public the ...

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What The Women Did – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writers: Gwen John, Herbert Tremaine (Maude Deuchar), JM Barrie Director: Tricia Thorns Reviewer: Ian Foster The centenary of the First World War will doubtless be marked in many a way in the nation’s theatres so the Southwark Playhouse have wisely got in early with this triple bill of lesser known plays which focuses on those left behind. What The Women ...

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Return to Sender – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writer: Vickie Holden Director: Vickie Holden Reviewer: Chris Combemale Delightfully truthful and charmingly eccentric, Vickie Holden’s production of is a playful one-woman comedy with a multifarious cast sharing some of their most intimate histories. Through a series of deeply personal letters and hyperbolic performances, Holden strives to craft a light-hearted commentary on the little moments in life yet just as ...

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Shang-a-lang – Kings Head Theatre, London

Writer: Catherine Johnson Director: Robert Wolstenholme Reviewer: TL Wiswell Dark and gloomy winter day, feel the force of THE BAY CITY ROLLERS. That was the inspiration for a trek into the deepest wilds of Islington to the Kings Head Theatre, where a night spent watching a second play by Catherine Johnson, the author of Mamma Mia, seemed a likely mood ...

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A World Elsewhere – Theatre 503, London

Writer: Alan Franks Director: Sally Knyvette Reviewer: Mary Halton A World Elsewhere has the feel of a play that definitely wants to say something, that would urgently like us to understand the horror of conscription, the unfairness and illegality of the Vietnam War, the vast chasm that lay between what British and American young people understood the war to mean. ...

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No Way to Treat a Lady – Landor Theatre, London

Writer: Douglas J Cohen Director: Robert McWhir Reviewer: Lucy Thackray Fringe musicals are something of a mixed bag: sometimes they're dark and edgy, sometimes saccharine and self indulgent, sometimes witty and satirical. No Way To Treat a Lady doesn't know what it is, but it's taking up a respected space on the fringe with little apparent reason. No Way To ...

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