Tag: Michael Shaeffer

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News: National Theatre announces new productions for autumn 2024

The National Theatre has announced two new productions for its South Bank stages this autumn: the world…

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Review: Grenfell – in the words of survivors, National Theatre

Powerful and punishing, Grenfell – in the words of survivors makes for an astonishing evening at the…

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TV Review: Karen Pirie

The world might not necessarily need another crime drama but Karen Pirie is sufficiently fresh to make…

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TV Review: Silent Witness Series 14

With Kieran Bew with his top off and Barbara Flynn breaking every singe person’s heart, Series 14…

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TV Review: The Salisbury Poisonings

Deeply sensitive writing and direction mean that The Salisbury Poisonings proves a powerfully effective treatment of the…

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August theatre round-up

I might have taken a break from reviewing for the last couple of months, but I didn’t…

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TV Review: Chernobyl

In its exploration of the human stories around the nuclear accident, Craig Mazin’s mini-series Chernobyl is simply…

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TV Review: Bodyguard Series 1

Bodyguard reaches a thrilling climax that is sure to disappoint some but left me on the edge…

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11 of my top moments in a theatre in 2017

As ever, the wait for the end-of-year lists of favourite plays and performances has to continue until…