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The Knowledge – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writer: Jack Rosenthal (Adapted by Simon Block) Director: Maureen Lipman Reviewer: Maryam Philpott The black cab is an iconic London landmark every bit as recognisable as Buckingham Palace or St Paul’s Cathedral, and its drivers carry a hard-earned encyclopaedic understanding of the city’s 15,000 central streets as well as the various suburbs. The long process of obtaining ‘The Knowledge’ was ...

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Not A Game for Boys – King’s Head Theatre, London

Writer: Simon Block Director: Jason Lawson Reviewer: Stephen Bates Cab drivers sometimes appear to us as if they are glued inside their vehicles, but thisrevival of Simon Block’s 1995 one-act comedy serves to remind us that they also havesocial lives. The play takes place in a Table Tennis club, where a drivers’ team is playing akey relegation match and the ...

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