Tag: Matthew Spencer

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Re-review: Amadeus, National Theatre

“We were both ordinary men, he and I.” Though Rufus Norris’ tenure hasn’t managed to nail a…

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20 shows to look forward to in 2018

There’s all sorts of big productions arriving in the months to come (Long Day’s Journey Into Night,…

Posted in News Theatre

Round-up of news and treats and other interesting things

How to respond to a week such as that? Defer to those more fearlessly eloquent, and listen….

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Review: The Iliad Online, Almeida/Live-stream

“You can’t kill me I can’t ever die” After three weeks away, all my initial thoughts were…

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Review: 1984, Headlong at Richmond Theatre

“You may as well say goodbye” For a novel written in 1949, it is remarkable how much…

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Short Film Review #15

  The danger of ripping the piss out of something is that you often leave yourself open…

Posted in Southwark Playhouse Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2012

Review: The Busy Body, Southwark Playhouse

“I’m not showing you my monkey”  Miranda loves Sir George Airey but wants to make him work…