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Posted by : RodDungate on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:12 PM
London
BABETTE’S FEAST
By Karen Blixen
Adapted by Glyn Maxwell
4 stars****

Coronet Print Room at Notting Hill Gate until June 3

90 minutes, without interval.

Review: Tom Aitken, 15 May 2017

Food for thought
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Posted by : RodDungate on Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 02:44 PM
London

RICHARD 111
by William Shakespeare.
4Stars ****

The Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, London E8 3DL to 10 June 2017.

Mon-Sat 7.30pm.Mat Wed & Sat 3pm.
Runs 3 hr One interval.

TICKETS: 020 7503 1646
www.arcolatheatre.com
Review: William Russell 11 May.

A marvellous malevolent Richard
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Posted by : RodDungate on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 10:33 AM
London
NO PLACE FOR A WOMAN
By Cordelia ONeill.

3Stars ***

Theatre 503, The Latchmere, Battersea Park Road, London SW11 3BW to 27 May 2017.

Tues- Sat 7.45pm Mat Wed & Sat 3pm.
Runs 1hr 15 mins No interval.

TICKETS: 020 7978 7040
www.theatre503.com
Review: William Russell 8 May.

A sense of déjà vu
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Posted by : RodDungate on Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 11:53 AM
London
OUT THERE ON FRIED MEAT RIDGE ROAD
By Keith Stevenson
4Stars ***(*)

Trafalagar Studios 2, 14 Whitehall, London SW1A 2DY, to 3 June 2017.

1hr 10 mins. without interval.

TICKETS: 0844 871 7615
Review: Tom Aitken, 08 May 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable.
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Posted by : RodDungate on Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 11:28 AM
London.
THE PULVERISED
by Alexandra Badea.
translated by Lucy Phelps.
4Stars****

The Arcola Studio, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL to 27 May 2017.

Mon-Sat 8pm. Mat Sat 3.30pm/
Runs 90 mins No interval.

TICKETS: 020 7503 1646
www.arcolatheatre.com
Review: William Russell 5 May.

A searing look at the cost of globalisation
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Posted by : RodDungate on Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 11:17 AM
London
PETE ‘N’ KEELY
Book by James Hindman Original music by Patrick Brady. Original Lyrics by Mark Waldrop & Patrick S Brady.
3 Stars ***

Tristan Bates Theatre, 1A Tower Street, London WC2H 9NP to 20 May 2017.

Tues-Sat 7.30pm Mat Wed & Sat 2.30pm.
Runs 1hr 40 mins One interval.

TICKETS: 020 3841 0617
www.tristanbatestheatre.co.uk
Review: William Russell 4 May.

Sparkles but mainly because of the cast
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Posted by : RodDungate on Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 11:06 AM
London.
THE FERRYMAN
by Jez Butterworth
5Stars *****

The Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, London SW1W 8AS to 20 May 2017and from 20 June 2017 at the Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6AR.

Mon-Sat 7.30pm Mat Thu & Sat 1.30pm
Runs 3 hours One interval.

Royal Court run sold out.
TICKETS: 0844 482 5130
www.TheFerrymanPlay.com


Review: William Russell, 5 May 2017

Matters of life and death
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Posted by : RodDungate on Thursday, May 04, 2017 - 10:48 AM
London
ROMEO AND JULIET
By William Shakespeare
adapted by Joe M Mackenzie.
3Stars ***

The Union Theatre, Old Union Arches, 229 Union Street, London SE1 0LR to 20 May 2017.

Tues-Sat 7.30pm. Mat Sat & Sun 2.30pm.
Runs 2hr 30 mins One interval.

TICKETS: 020 7261 9876
www.uniontheatre.biz
Review: William Russell 3 May.

Star crossed lovers on the football pitch
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Posted by : RodDungate on Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 08:40 PM
London.
NUCLEAR WAR &the songs for Wenda
By Simon Stephens.
3Stars***

Jerwood Upstairs, The Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, London SW1W 8AS to 6 May 2017
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Tues – Sat 7.45pm Mat Sat & Thu 3pm May 2, 3, 5 at 9.15pm/
Runs 45 mins No interval.

TICKETS: 020 7565 5000
www.royalcourttheatre.com
Review: William Russell 28 April


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Something awful has happened

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Posted by : RodDungate on Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:45 AM
London.
Obsession
conceived by Ivo van Hove and based on the film Ossessione by Luchino Visconti.
English language version Simon Stephens.

3Stars ***

The Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS to 20 May 2017 and in cinemas on National Theatre Live on 11 May.
Tues-Sat 7.45pm Mat Thu & Sat 2.30pm Sun 3pm.
Runs .1 hr 45 mins No interval/

TICKETS: 020 7638 4141/
www.viagogo.co.uk
Review: William Russell 25 April

Ivo comes a cropper
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Posted by : RodDungate on Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 03:29 PM
London
THREADS
by David Lane.
3Stars***

The Hope Theatre, 207 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1RL to 29 April 2017.

Tues.-Sat 7.45pm/
Runs 75 mins No interval.

TICKETS: 0333 666 3366.
www.thehopetheatre.com

Review: William Russell 15 April.


Invisible ties that bind enthrallingly
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Posted by : RodDungate on Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 12:47 PM
London.
GUARDS AT THE TAJ
by Rajiv Joseph


3Stars***
The Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road, London W12 8LJ to 20 May 2017.

Mon-Sat 7.30pm. Mat Wed & Sat 2.30pm.
Runs 80 mins No interval.

TICKETS: 020 8743 5050.
www.bushtheatre.co.uk
Review: William Russell 13 April.

Guard duty and the price of obedience
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Posted by : RodDungate on Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 11:37 AM
London.
THE PLAGUE
by ALBERT Camus
adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett.
4Stars ****

The Arcola Theatre, Studio 1, 24 Ashwin Street, London E8 3DL to 6 May 2017.
Mon-Sat 7.30pm Mat Wed & Sat 3pm.
Runs 85 mins No interval.

TICKETS: 020 7503 1646.
www.arcolatheatre.com
Review: William Russell 11 April.


Challenging and exciting adaptation for today

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Posted by : RodDungate on Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 11:02 AM
London.
THE LIFE
Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Ira Gasman
Book by David Newman, Ira Gasman & Cy Coleman.
Revisions by Michael Blakemore.
4Stars****

Southwark Playhouse, The Large, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London SE1 8BD to 29 April, 2017.

Mon-Sat 7.30pm Mat Tues & Sat 3pm.
Runs 3hr One interval.

TICKETS: 020 7407 0234.
www.southwarkplayhouse.co.uk
Review: William Russell 11 April.

Blakemore returns in triumph
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Posted by : RodDungate on Monday, April 10, 2017 - 11:04 AM
London
FINDERS KEEPERS
Devised by Hot Coals Theatre,
4Stars ****

Park 90, The Park Theatre, Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London N4 3JP to 20 April 2017.

Tues-Sat 7.15pm Mat Thur & Sat 3.15pm.
Runs 65 mins No interval.

TICKETS: 020 7870 6876
www.ParkTheatre.co.uk
Review: William Russell 8 April

Enchantment in the sound of silence
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Posted by : RodDungate on Saturday, April 08, 2017 - 04:31 PM
LONDON
42nd STREET
Book by Michael Stewart Music by Harry Warren Lyrics by Al Dubin..
5Stars *****

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Catherine St, London WC20 5JF.
Booking to 22 July 2017. Booking for groups to 14 October 2017.

Mon-Sat 7.30pm. Mat Wed & Sat 2.30pm.
Runs 2hr 30 mins One interval.

TICKETS: 0844 412 1812.
www.reallyusefultheatre.co.uk
Review: William Russell 4 April.

Tap dancing heaven.
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Posted by : RodDungate on Saturday, April 08, 2017 - 03:25 PM
London
Sublime, by Sarah Thomas
3Stars***

Tristan Bates Theatre, until April 8


One hour twenty minutes, without interval
Review: Tom Aitken, 4 April

A play about work from a playwright who knows what work is
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Posted by : RodDungate on Wednesday, April 05, 2017 - 09:49 AM
London
The Lottery of Love, by Pierre Marivaux Translated by John Fowles
4Stars****
Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, until May 13
One hour twenty minutes, without interval
Review: Tom Aitken, 3 April

Laughter, but not mindless . . .
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Posted by : RodDungate on Monday, April 03, 2017 - 09:54 AM
London
HONK!
by Styles & Drewe.
5 Stars *****

The Union Theatre, Old Union Arches, 229 Union Street, Southwark, London SE1 0LR to 22 April.

Tues-Sat 7.30pm Mat Wed, Sat & Sun 2.30pm.
Runs 2hr 20 mins One interval.

Tickets: 020 7261 9876
www.uniontheatre.biz
Review: William Russell 1 April

A hoot, a hit and lots of birds
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Posted by : RodDungate on Friday, March 31, 2017 - 02:25 PM
London.
CHINGLISH
By David Henry Hwang.
4Stars ****

Park Theatre, Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London N4 3JP to 22 April 2017
.
Mon-Sat 7.30pm Mat Thu & Sat 3pm.
Runs 2hr 5mins One interval.

TICKETS 020 7870 6876
www.parktheatre.co.uk
Review: William Russell 29 March.

A Chinese meal which really satisfies

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Posted by : RodDungate on Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:57 PM
London
INCIDENT AT VICHY
by Arthur Miller.
4Stars ****

The Finborough Theatre, 118 Finborough Road, London SW10 9ED to 22 April 2017.

Tues-Sat 7.30pm. Mat Sat & Sun 3pm.
Runs 1hr 30 mins No interval.

TICKETS: 0844 847 1642.
www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk
Review: William Russell 30 March


b>Forgotten Miller comes powerfully alive
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Posted by : RodDungate on Friday, March 31, 2017 - 11:09 AM
London
Custody, by Urbain Hayo a.k.a. Urban Wolf
4Stars****
Ovalhouse, until April 8

70 minutes, no interval
Review: Tom Aitken, 29 March

Powerful
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Posted by : RodDungate on Friday, March 24, 2017 - 11:34 AM
London.
LOVE IN IDLENESS
by Terence Rattigan.
5Stars*****
The Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, LondonSE1 1RU to 29 April 2017.

Mon – Sat 8pm. Mat Sat & Wed 3.30pm.
Runs 2hr 45 mins One interval.

TICKETS: 020 7378 1713.
www.menierchoclatetheatre.com
Review: William Russell 21 March

A second coming worth waiting for
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Posted by : RodDungate on Friday, March 24, 2017 - 11:21 AM
London
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
Music and Lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin
Book by Craig Lucas inspired by the motion picture.
4Stars****

The Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7AP to 30 September 2017.

Mon – Sat 7.30pm. Mat Wed & Sat 2pm.
Runs 2 hr 40 mins One interval.

TICKETS: 020 7927 0900
www.nederlander.co.uk
Review: William Russell 22 March.

This one should “Keep Dancing”.
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Posted by : RodDungate on Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 02:07 PM
London.
THE BAD SEED
by Maxwell Anderson
3 Stars***

The Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, 410 Brockley Road, London SE4 2DH to 1 April 2017.

Tues - Sat 7.45pm.
Runs 2hr 15 mins. One interval.

TICKETS: 0333 666 3366.
www.brockleyjack.co.uk
Review: William Russell 18 March.

Lethal child’s play
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Posted by : RodDungate on Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 01:56 PM
London.
THE FROGS
Based on the play by Aristophanes
Music by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Burt Shevelove
Freely adapted by Nathan Lane.
2 Stars **

Jermyn Street Theatre, 16b Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6ST to 8 April 2017.

Tues – Sat 7.30 pm. Mat Sat & Sun 3pm. Thu 23 March & 6 April.
Runs 2hr 25 mins One interval.

TICKETS: 020 7287 2875.
Returns on from box office. No on line booking.
Review: William Russell 16 March.

A funny thing happened on the way to Jermyn Street …
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Posted by : RodDungate on Friday, March 17, 2017 - 02:19 PM
London.
WORST WEDDING EVER
By Chris Chibnall.
4 Stars ****

Queen’s Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch RM11 1QT to 1 April 2017.

Mon – Wed 7.30pm Thu – Sat 8pm.
Runs 2hr 25 mins One interval.

TICKETS: 01708 443333.
Www.queens-theatre.co.uk
Review: William Russell 15 March.

Marriage guidance and disasters
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Posted by : RodDungate on Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 11:19 AM
London
THE MISER
By Moliere
Adapted by Sean Foley & Phil Porter
One star*
The Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0HH to 1June 2017.

Mon-Sat 7.30pm Mat Wed & Sat 2.30pm.
Runs 2hr 30 mins One interval.

TICKETS: 0330 333 4811
www.garricktheatre.org

Review: William Russell 14 March.

Moliere should sue
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London.
A PROFOUNDLY AFFECTIONATE, PASSIONATE DEVOTION TO SOMEONR (- NOUN)
by Debbie Tucker Green.
3 Stars ***

Jerwood Upstairs, the Royal Court Theatre, 50-51 Sloane Square, London SW1W 8AS to 1 April 2017.

Mon- Sat 7.45pm Mat Thu & Sat 3pm.

Runs 80 mins No interval.

TICKETS: 020 7565 5000.
www.royalcourttheatre.com
Review: William Russell 13 March.


Kb>Love is not always easy
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Posted by : RodDungate on Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 12:45 PM
London.
One Last Thing (For Now)
by Lilac Yosiphon and the acting ensemble
4Stars****
The Old Red Lion Pub Theatre, 418 St John St, London EC1V 4NJ, until 25 March

Phone Number:
+44 844 412 4307

Runs 140 mins, including interval.

Sensitive and memorable
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