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Sherlock Holmes 10 Minute Plays – Kings Head Theatre, Islington

Writer: John DeGaetano Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty [rating:2.5] It's exciting for everyone over the age of 5 to stay up late. It usually means a treat like fireworks at Halloween when you're younger or a bit of a special event when you grow up a little. This series of shorts of Sherlock Holmes are relatively pleasant, but to call them a ...

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Die Fledermaus – English National Opera at the Coliseum, London

Composer: Johann Strauss II Director: Christopher Alden Reviewer: Harry Stern Die Fledermaus isn’t a profound piece of writing. The secret of its enduring popularity must, logically, lie in its levity. It is, in fact, the lightest of light operettas. Not so in Christopher Alden’s leaden hands, which weigh this piece of fin de siècle flimsy down to the point where ...

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I DO – Islington Hilton, London

Writer: Chloe Moss Director: Daphna Attias Reviewer: Christopher Hong [rating:4]   The maid of honour screaming and running down the hotel corridor, wrapped in a towel half naked while chasing her daughter six times in an hour may alarm some guests in a hotel. But this is part of the show from Dante Or Die, a new show, co-commissioned by ...

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All That Fall – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] It is not surprising that the Jermyn Street Theatre’s production of All That Fall sold out in under three days: a rare Samuel Beckett play, directed by Trevor Nunn and starring Eileen Atkins and Michael Gambon, in a 70 seat theatre tucked away behind Piccadilly Circus. A radio play written ...

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