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Unreachable – Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, London

Writer and Director: Anthony Neilson Reviewer: Fergus Morgan Unreachable is undoubtedly a hot ticket. It’s a play from a notoriously provocative director, starring a hugely popular TV star, and created with predictably well-covered unconventionality. But in cold, hard reality, this promising cocktail is far from a recipe for success. It is, in fact, a recipe for an underwhelming two hours ...

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CD REVIEW: American Psycho – Original London Cast Recording

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Music and Lyrics: Duncan Sheik Book: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Reviewer: Niall Harman Since its publication in 1991,Brett Easton Ellis’ novelAmerican Psychobeen deemed by some to ‘harmful to minors’, is only available in Australian bookshops shrink-wrapped in plastic and resulted in the author receiving death threats. It latermade for a bloody film starring Christian Bale. It’s fair to say that it is ...

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The Last Tango – Liverpool Empire Theatre

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Director &Co-choreographer: Karen Bruce Co-choreographers: Vincent Simone &Flavia Cacace Reviewer: John Roberts   Strictly Come Dancing stars and world tango champions Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace have over the past five years brought us the theatrical productions Midnight Tango and Dance ‘Til Dawn both excellent productions in their own right, which beautifully showcased the pair's love of tango and of ...

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American Psycho – Almeida, London

Writer: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis Music and Lyrics: Duncan Sheik Director: Rupert Goold Reviewer: Lou Flaxman [Rating:4] Bret Easton Ellis’ controversial slasher satire, American Psycho, is a disturbing portrait of the financial greed and yuppy consumerism of the 1980‘s, a grotesque inversion of the American dream, which divided critics when it was first published ...

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