Tag: Adam Buchanan

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Review: The Merchant of Venice 1936, Watford Palace Theatre

Shifting Shakespeare into the 1930s proves a masterclass in adaptation in The Merchant of Venice 1936 at…

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Shows to look forward to in 2023

As usual, my 2023 theatre preview looks a little beyond the big names hitting the West End…

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TV Review: The Crown Series 5

Imelda Staunton dons the headgear but series 5 of The Crown feels like it is damaging the…

Posted in Peter Morgan The Crown TV

Trailer for Series 5 of The Crown

“Have Royal scandals damaged the country’s reputation?” The Crown has been getting all sorts of advance publicity,…

Posted in Peter Morgan The Crown

First glimpse at Series 5 of The Crown

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Review: The Ruffian on the Stair, Hope Theatre

Potential incest and homosexual urges rub shoulders with religious strife and emotional co-dependency  fun and games with…

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Review: After October, Finborough Theatre

“Listen: things will be different after the play comes on – completely different… Only a few more…

Posted in Hampstead Theatre Theatre

Review: Elephants, Hampstead Downstairs

“I told you we should have gone to the Caribbean” The world doesn’t really need more sub-Ayckbourn…

Posted in Hampstead Theatre Theatre

Review: The Mystae, Hampstead Downstairs

“What’s the word for illusion…when it’s shared” Whatever they’re smoking down at the Hampstead Downstairs, I approve…