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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Jellyfish, National Theatre review - Ben Weatherill's play hits the right notes by Saskia Baron

Four-hander about a young woman falling in love transfers from the Bush Theatre The intense relationship between a single parent and a single child is ramped up to its highest level when it…

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

All in a Row, Southwark Playhouse, review - soapy and shrill pity party by Saskia Baron

★ ALL IN A ROW, SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE Soapy and shrill pity party Clumsy drama tries to raise sympathy for parents with a profoundly autistic child Time once again to roll out that line abou…

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Harold and Maude, Charing Cross Theatre review - Sheila Hancock serene in thin production by Saskia Baron

Theatrical adaptation of the 1971 cult Californian movie doesn't set the stage on fireThe practice of mining the rich seam of popular movies to turn them into stage plays or musicals se…

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Harold and Maude, Charing Cross Theatre review - Sheila Hancock serene in thin production by Saskia Baron

HAROLD AND MAUDE, CHARING CROSS THEATRE Theatrical adaptation of the 1971 cult Californian movie doesn't set the stage on fireTheatrical adaptation of the 1971 cult Californian movie doesn&#…

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

The Box of Delights, Wilton's Music Hall review - children's classic novel transferred to stage by Saskia Baron

Matthew Kelly and Josefina Gabrielle provide double the value in John Masefield classicTheatreland is currently awash with pantomimes and rehashes of A Christmas Carol, so all credit to this…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

A Christmas Carol, Old Vic review - Rhys Ifans takes on Scrooge, triumphantly by Saskia Baron

Superb staging resurrects Dickens' morality tale Fresh from the success of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jack Thorne now gives us his exuberant adaptation of another much-loved tex…

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

All Our Children review - shameful historical period horrifies anew by Saskia Baron

Stephen Unwin's debut play explores Nazi Germany and eugenics How do you tell a story as complex as the eugenics movement, which is pursued afresh in writer-director Stephen Unwin's new…

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