Category: Jessica Swale

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TV Review: Ten Percent

Ten Percent remakes Call My Agent for the English and loses pretty much all of its charm…

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Film Review: Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans (2019)

With an all-star cast, Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans is a perfectly good piece of…

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Review: Blue Stockings, National Youth Theatre of Great Britain at the Yard Theatre

“A woman who expends her energy exercising her brain does so at the expense of her vital…

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The Complete Walk, from the comfort of your sofa #9

  “Man is a giddy thing” Much Ado About Nothing Quite a bold gambit here, as Jessica…

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The Complete Walk, from the comfort of your sofa #2

  “I would you were as I would have you be” Our journey along the Complete Walk,…

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2016 Laurence Olivier Awards winners

Best New Play  Hangmen by Martin McDonagh – Jerwood Downstairs, Royal Court / Wyndham’s Farinelli and the…

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2016 Laurence Olivier Awards nominations

Best New Play  Farinelli and the King by Claire van Kampen – Duke of York’s Hangmen by…

Posted in Jessica Swale Theatre West End

Review: Nell Gwynn, Apollo Theatre

“The girl in this tale isn’t quite half as predictable” Jessica Swale’s Nell Gwynn took the Globe…

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20 shows to look forward to in 2016

2016 is nearly upon and for once, I’ve hardly anything booked for the coming year and what…