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My 10 favourite shows of 2021

Just a little bit late… Here’s 10 of my favourite shows, both online and onstage but fully…

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My 10 favourite shows of 2019

I barely saw 250 shows this year, quiet by my standards! And as is the way of…

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My 10 favourite shows of 2018

And so here we are, at the end of another year where I broke the 300 show…

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My 10 favourite shows of 2017

Well we made it, just. 2017 passed by with just the 346 visits to the theatre, I…

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My 10 favourite shows of 2016

I started the year intending to see fewer shows than in 2015, when I made 304 visits…

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My 10 favourite shows of 2015

So here we are, 304 plays later (nearly a hundred less than last year doncha know!) and…

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The 2014 fosterIAN award winners

      My favourite shows of 2014 (worthy of a never-ending Capaldi gif) 1. A View from…

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The 2013 fosterIAN award winners

  Another bumper year of theatregoing draws to a close and the inevitable task of list-making comes…

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2012 – a gif-tastic review

  It’s the end of the year so now it is time to take stock for a life…