Soho theatre

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Liz Kingsman: One-Woman Show review – wicked, whip-smart skewering of Fleabag and co
Kingsman spoofs the look-at-me egotism that sometimes animates solo shows, as she heaps meta layer upon layer in a tour de force

Brian Logan

14, Oct, 2021 @12:37 PM

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Glamrou: From Qur’an to Queen review – coming-of-age comedy with pizzazz
Amrou Al-Kadhi’s drag alter ego, poised between self-absorption and self-irony, delivers a tart, funny and swaggering tale

Brian Logan

08, Oct, 2021 @8:08 AM

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Njambi McGrath: Accidental Coconut review – a fresh take on colonialism
McGrath is smart and sardonic about the after-effects of British imperialism in Africa – even if she’s just skimming the surface

Brian Logan

07, Oct, 2021 @12:11 PM

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Curious review – Jasmine Lee-Jones packs a punch with new solo show
The Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner playwright returns with a production about a drama student researching Black British history

Arifa Akbar

30, Sep, 2021 @8:23 PM

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Olga Koch review – uproarious, gleefully obscene comedy
The Russian-born comic racks up the punchlines as she auditions to be a Bond girl, considers British quirks and recalls her schooldays

Brian Logan

09, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Simon Amstell review – shame, self-analysis and great gags
The comedian flops in a New York hotel room, sheds his inhibitions at an ayahuasca ceremony and visits a Berlin sex club as he explores his midlife crisis

Brian Logan

03, Sep, 2021 @1:54 PM

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Pecs: The Boys Are Back in Town review – drag kings cast off lockdown woes and double denims
Creative cabaret from John Travulva, Loose Willis and the gang celebrates reopened queer spaces and non-binary beauty

Kate Wyver

01, Sep, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Diane Chorley: Modern Love review – Duchess of Canvey’s hymn to solidarity
After months of being starved of social contact, David Selley’s celebration of togetherness couldn’t be better timed

Brian Logan

26, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Shedding a Skin review – a warm, funny, wondrous weepie
The platonic love between thirtysomething Myah and her elderly landlady moves and empowers in Amanda Wilkin’s one-woman show

Arifa Akbar

25, Jun, 2021 @4:36 PM

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Rob Newman’s Philosophy Show review – a treat for the mind and funny bone
Newman dissects ideas with intelligence, running around the houses and back, on themes from politics and humanity to parenthood

Brian Logan

27, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Herding Cats review – the super-slick return of a play that still stings
An impressive cast – including Greg Germann via video link – deliver a revival of Lucinda Coxon’s jittery examination of intimacy and exploitation

Chris Wiegand

21, May, 2021 @12:26 PM

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New play Mum aims to make theatre industry more parent-friendly
Flexibility and childcare are ‘part of the conversation’ for the team behind Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s psychological drama about motherhood

Chris Wiegand

13, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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