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Sunday, October 22, 2017

ALBION – Almeida Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Albion begins with Audrey, played with indefatigable energy by Victoria Hamilton, in the garden of her deceased uncle’s family home, deep in the English countryside. She has bought the pro…

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Text of the Day: Labour of Love by Aleks Sierz

Text of the day: “Well, what’s happening is if you’re Northern, you’re getting butchered, it’s like Game of fucking Thrones.” The post Labour of Love app…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Text of the Day: B by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

VICTORY CONDITION – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

New two-hander is a highly stylised account of a positively Ballardian reality: contemporary nihilism rules.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Text of the Day: Jane Eyre by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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HEISENBERG: The Uncertainty Principle – West End by Aleks Sierz

Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham try their best in unconvincing rom-com, which is predictable and portentous.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

A DAY BY THE SEA – Southwark Playhouse by Aleks Sierz

Some plays would now be completely forgotten if not for a scandal that makes them memorable. NC Hunter’s A Day by the Sea, first staged in 1953, is a good example. Today, its name is chief…

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Monday, October 9, 2017

A DAY BY THE SEA – Southwark Playhouse by Aleks Sierz

Classic 1953 play by the English Chekhov is fascinating, but rather dated in its values and too clumsy in its production.

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

B – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

B starts innocently enough with Marcela, a young woman, being comforted by Carmen, her older neighbour. Apparently, her boyfriend has been blown up by a terrorist bomb.

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Text of the Day: Ramona Tells Jim by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Friday, October 6, 2017

LABOUR OF LOVE – West End by Aleks Sierz

Comedy about Labour Party history is starry, but politically reactionary and tediously overblown.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

JANE EYRE – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Jane Eyre is one of those mythical stories that make their home in your imagination. Where they can chat, sing and dance through your unconscious for years and years and years.

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Text of the Day: Prism by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Text of the Day: Oslo by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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RAMONA TELLS JIM – Bush Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Heartwarming debut play about young teen love is very good fun, if a bit slender and insubstantial.

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

OSLO – National Theatre & West End by Aleks Sierz

Award-heavy American play about the Oslo Accords is informative, moving and highly entertaining.

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

THE MARCH ON RUSSIA – Orange Tree Theatre by Aleks Sierz

David Storey’s family celebration drama of 1989 is typically natural, subtle and poignant, but also retro The post The March on Russia, Orange Tree Theatre appeared first on Aleks Sie…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

PRISM – Hampstead Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Terry Johnson's new play is a deeply felt and typically witty look at the cinematographer Jack Cardiff.

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

THE KNOWLEDGE – Charing Cross Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Stage version of Jack Rosenthal’s classic 1979 film is well acted, although the staging is a little bit static.

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THE BLINDING LIGHT – Jermyn Street Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Howard Brenton's latest takes a scalpel to the collapsing mind of playwright August Strindberg.

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Text of the Day: Peter Brook on language by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Text of the Day: Lions & Tigers by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

ROAD – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Powerful revival of Jim Cartwright’s 1986 modern classic comes alive in all its noisy, vulgar and transcendent glory.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Text of the Day: Max Stafford-Clark on British theatre by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Text of the Day: Loot by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

LIONS & TIGERS – Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by Aleks Sierz

Tanika Gupta explores an episode from her family history that is both highly relevant and humane.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Text of the Day: Knives in Hens by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

LOOT – Park Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Anniversary revival of Joe Orton’s black farce about money and death is a delight from start to finish.

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Text of the Day: Against by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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KNIVES IN HENS – Donmar Warehouse by Aleks Sierz

Star director Yael Farber's revival of a 1990s classic is surely atmospheric, but it lacks symbolic weight.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Text of the Day: Apologia by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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