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The Speed Twins – Riverside Studios, London

Writer: Maureen Chadwick Director: Simon Evans Reviewer: Andy Moseley [rating:2] The Gateways Club was a well kept secret for over thirty years, a venue that welcomed lesbians when the country didn’t. The club, or an afterlife version, is the setting for Maureen Chadwick’s new play. But this is not an affectionate look at the club, instead the setting is a ...

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The Same Deep Water as Me – Donmar Warehouse, London

Writers: Nick Payne Director: John Crowley Reviewer: Andy Moseley [Rating:4 ] Following close on the heels of Constellations there is a lot riding on Nick Payne’s new play, and it doesn't disappoint. The Same Deep Water as Me confirms his place as one of the most talented playwrights around today. The subject matter is the ‘no-win, no-fee’ personal injury business, ...

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Hotbed Festival of New Writing – Soho Theatre, London

Writers: Steve Waters, Craig Baxter, Hisham Matar Collaborators: Professor Richard Horner, Dr Devorah Baum Directors: Paul Bourne, Patrick Morris Reviewer: Andy Moseley [rating:4] The Hotbed Festival of New Writing has been an annual event in Cambridge since 2002, featuring one-act plays, short works, guest productions and workshops, produced by Menagerie Theatre Company. This year a sample of the festival is ...

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The Thing About Psychopaths – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Ben Tagoe Director: Rod Dixon Reviewer: Andy Moseley [rating:2] The thing about psychopaths is that many of their behavioural traits can also be found within the upper echelons of the corporate world. That is the point Ben Tagoe sets out to make in his new play which has arrived at the recently-opened Park Theatre after a one-month tour around ...

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And In The End – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Writer: Alexander Marshall Director: Alexander Marshall Reviewer: Andy Moseley [rating:2.5] Fifty years on from The Beatles first number one single, the memory of John Lennon not only lives on, it’s also getting revived and revisited on a regular basis. Hot on the heels of Sky Arts Playhouse’s Snodgrass, comes Alexander Marshall’s And In The End, set in the vortex between ...

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The Thrill of Love – St James Theatre, London

Writer: Amanda Whittington Director: James Dacre Reviewer: Andy Moseley [rating:3.5] Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be hung in Britain. While there was never any question as to whether or not she murdered David Blakely, the reasons why she killed him, and the person Ellis really was, continue to fascinate people almost sixty years later. The Thrill of Love ...

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The Lamplighters – Tabard Theatre, London

Writer: Glenn Chandler Director: Glenn Chandler Reviewer: Andy Moseley [rating:4] As straplines go, they don’t come much better than “A murder mystery set in the remote Cumbrian hills from the creator of Taggart”. The Lamplighters isn’t Taggart transferred to the stage, but is a near masterclass in creating a compelling crime story, blending humour and tension with the right amount ...

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