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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Review: Outlying Islands, King’s Head Theatre by Grace Patrick

Review: Outlying Islands, King's Head Theatre 5.0Overall Score To be entirely honest, I went into David Greig’s Outlying Islands, directed by Jessica Lazar, expecting a play about seagulls…

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

Review: Pinter 5, Harold Pinter Theatre by Grace Patrick

Review: Pinter 5, Harold Pinter Theatre4.0starsI suppose I should preface this by telling you that I’ve experienced more or less nothing about either Harold Pinter, or his plays. I once sa…

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Review: The Convert, Young Vic by Grace Patrick

I’ve been sitting for a little while now, trying to express exactly what I think about The Convert, and it’s proving difficult because everything I have to say feels cheap in the shadow …

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Review: That Night Follows Day, Southbank Centre by Grace Patrick

That Night Follows Day reminds me very deeply of a couple of lines by Philip Larkin- “They fu*k you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do.” Honing in on the ideas of wh…

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Review: Guys and Dolls, The Mill at Sonning by Grace Patrick

Following its original New York premiere in 1950, Guys and Dolls has grown to be a show that is known and loved around the world. In fact, it’s probably one of the most well-known stage mu…

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Review: The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale, Camden People’s Theatre by Grace Patrick

What does it mean to place value on something? We can value things emotionally and we can value them in a monetary sense, but what does it mean to extrapolate the financial worth of an objec…

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Review: Summer and Smoke, Duke of York’s Theatre by Grace Patrick

Written in 1948, Summer And Smoke by Tennessee Williams is far from one of his most performed works. Overshadowed by the likes of The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire, this play …

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Review: The Inheritance, Noel Coward Theatre by Grace Patrick

For the most part, I try to avoid the use of superlatives when I’m writing about plays. They’re generally too strong, or bigger than what’s actually needed. Additionally, if you don’…

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Review: Dracula, Jack Studio Theatre by Grace Patrick

It takes some self belief to decide to take on a novel like Dracula. It’s one of only a few novels that have remained in print since its publishing in 1896, and it is undeniably well cover…

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

Review: Drip Feed, Soho Theatre by Grace Patrick

Drip Feed at the Soho theatre is, in a few different ways, painful to watch. I don’t mean this as a negative comment – the play knows exactly what it is doing, and it enjoys it. The …

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Review: Hedgehogs and Porcupines, Old Red Lion Theatre by Grace Patrick

I don’t know if it’s because I’m not a twenty-something in a rocky relationship, or because I’m just not the right type of person, but I couldn’t feel any genuine connection to Hed…

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