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Double Murder review – ghoulish and gripping with hippy hugs
Hofesh Shechter presents two contrasting pieces: Clowns, which lambasts our seeming indifference to violence, and a tender antidote called The Fix

Sanjoy Roy

16, Sep, 2021 @1:21 PM

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Glee & Me review –a witty look at life and how we live it
Liv Hill is brilliant as a wise-cracking teenager in Stuart Slade’s play about cancer, sex and the mystery of life

Mark Fisher

16, Sep, 2021 @11:18 AM

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The Dresser review – Matthew Kelly and Julian Clary face the final curtain
Kelly is the raging old stager and Clary his pomposity-puncturing assistant in Ronald Harwood’s perennial favourite

Ryan Gilbey

16, Sep, 2021 @10:13 AM

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Peaceophobia review – how to build a car and a community
Bradford-based performers use their passion for modified motors to explore the challenges faced by Muslim men in Britain today

Catherine Love

15, Sep, 2021 @8:40 PM

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NW Trilogy review – let’s hear it for melting-pot Brent’s brilliant stories
Moira Buffini, Roy Williams and Suhayla El-Bushra deliver a trio of powerful immigrant stories set in the London borough

Arifa Akbar

15, Sep, 2021 @4:15 PM

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Norm Macdonald made you laugh by doing almost nothing | David Baddiel
The Canadian standup, most famous for Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live, could make the familiar feel strange and new

David Baddiel

15, Sep, 2021 @2:01 PM

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‘Sweating out the notes’: the stunning portrait of Sondheim’s Company by DA Pennebaker
A newly rereleased documentary captures tense scenes in the studio for the 1970 musical’s original cast recording – and reveals much about the songs and their singers

Chris Wiegand

15, Sep, 2021 @1:36 PM

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Sunny Side Up! review – a tasty serving of class-conscious comedy
Set in a northern seaside B&B, John Godber’s latest has a healthy dollop of political analysis beneath its very funny surface

Mark Fisher

15, Sep, 2021 @9:38 AM

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Indecent review – a brainy play staged with the panache of a musical
Seven actors share 42 roles in Rebecca Taichman’s stunning production of Paula Vogel’s Tony award-winner about a controversial queer Yiddish play

Mark Lawson

14, Sep, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Can I Live? review – privilege, protest and the climate crisis
Fehinti Balogun’s show uses hip-hop and spoken word to explore the ways people of colour have been excluded from environmental activism

Arifa Akbar

14, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Indecent proposal: the queer Yiddish play that led to an obscenity trial and a Broadway hit
At university, director Rebecca Taichman and playwright Paula Vogel were both drawn to Sholem Asch’s 1907 sensation God of Vengeance. Their show about its controversy now hits London

David Jays

14, Sep, 2021 @12:10 PM

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Live at the Globe with Dara Ó Briain review – a tempest of great gags
The Mock the Week man clearly enjoys his turn on the prestige stage, and Jen Brister, Athena Kugblenu and Nina Conti are able supporting players

Brian Logan

14, Sep, 2021 @12:04 PM

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