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Comeback! The Karl Marx Musical – Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London

Writers: Maximilian Reeg, Steffen Lukas, Tobias Kunzel Director: Harry Meacher Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Comrades! The spirit of Karl Marx has risen in Highgate, and he’s returned to retract his thesis on capitalism to help a banker recoup his lost earnings after a recent financial crash. That probably doesn’t sound like something Marx would do, a bizarre suggestion perhaps, but ...

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ShellShock – Waterloo East Theatre, London

Writer: Tim Thomas (music, book and lyrics) Director: Matthew Gould Reviewer: Scott Matthewman The issue of combat "shell shock" - in a modern context, diagnosed as "combat stress reaction" or post-traumatic stress disorder - seems to be an odd subject for a musical. That's a reaction that's only compounded by Waterloo East's new production, Shell Shock. Set in 1975, the ...

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