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The Gospel According to Philip – Theatre N16, London

Writers: Richard Melchior and Heidi Svoboda Director: Ross McGregor Reviewer: Jon Wainwright Philip is very excited. He's got a new messiah to follow and he's writing down his first gospel entry. Will Mytum's fresh-faced apostle is adorably wet behind the ears (Judas later jokes that Phillip can't make the Last Supper because he has to be "in bed by seven"). ...

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The Alchemist – Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London

Writer: Ben Jonson Director: Jon Barton Reviewer: James Waddell [rating:2.5] The London in which Ben Jonson’s classic Jacobean comedy takes place hasn’t changed much - a broiling cauldron of colourful characters, always on the brink of explosion, co-existing in uneasy balance like the alchemical elements brewed up by the titular character. Jon Barton’s thoroughly entertaining retelling takes advantage of London’s ...

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