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Friday, February 9, 2018

All or Nothing: The Mod Musical, Arts Theatre - plenty of room for ravers by Adam.sweeting

Tribute to the short but brilliant career of the Small FacesIf the Small Faces weren’t quite The Beatles or the Stones, they were one of the classic British bands of their era, and their r…

SOURCE: The Arts Desk at 05:30AM
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Exorcist, Phoenix Theatre review - see the movie by Adam.sweeting

It probably seemed like a good idea at the timeAlthough playwright John Pielmeier, who has written this stage adaptation of The Exorcist, reckons that “I adapted the novel, not the film,�…

SOURCE: The Arts Desk at 09:54PM
Friday, September 15, 2017

Prism, Hampstead Theatre review - a life through the lens by Adam.sweeting

Playwright Terry Johnson gets inside the mind of cinematographer Jack CardiffJack Cardiff was one of the all-time greats of cinematography, the man who shot such Powell and Pressburger class…

SOURCE: The Arts Desk at 06:42AM
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bat Out of Hell, Coliseum review - Jim Steinman's rockin' dystopia hits the stage by Adam.sweeting

It's opera, but not as we know itOpera-lovers coming to St Martins Lane may feel confused to be confronted by an unrecognisable Coliseum, which now has huge girder-like structures adorn…

SOURCE: The Arts Desk at 05:42AM

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