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Thursday, December 7, 2017

REVIEW: A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Dizzyingly joyful, expertly crafted and with a smart social conscience, it’s safe to say that this is the Carol to see this Christmas. This post REVIEW: A Christmas Carol,…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

REVIEW: Mother Courage and her Children, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt With it’s eerie echoes of today’s top news stories, Mother Courage and her Children makes for some thought-provoking viewing. Add in a show-stealing performance from Law…

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Friday, November 3, 2017

REVIEW: Heather, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt A sharp shot of highly creative storytelling, Heather is well worth a visit to witness just what can be achieved with any limitations This post REVIEW: Heather, Bush Theatre…

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Friday, October 13, 2017

REVIEW: The Seagull, Lyric Hammersmith ✭✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt A rare production that has both style and substance, Stephens and Chekhov have made a winning match. This post REVIEW: The Seagull, Lyric Hammersmith ✭✭✭✭✭ first …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

REVIEW: The Knowledge, Charing Cross Theatre ✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt With its tidy ending and compact narrative, The Knowledge is satisfying enough, but capable of so much more than is ever delivered. This post REVIEW: The Knowledge, Charing …

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

REVIEW: 9 to 5, Upstairs At The Gatehouse ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt 9 to 5 is best when it revels in its own high camp and allows itself to be gloriously over the top. This post REVIEW: 9 to 5, Upstairs At The Gatehouse ✭✭✭✭ first a…

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

REVIEW: Bodies, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Dominated and ultimately hindered by its unfortunate subtext, Bodies leaves its audience feeling uneasy for all the wrong reasons. This post REVIEW: Bodies, Royal Court Thea…

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Friday, July 7, 2017

REVIEW: The Scar Test, Soho Theatre ✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt The Scar Test is a striking piece, with deeply unsettling moments that will remain with the audience for a long time afterwards. This post REVIEW: The Scar Test, Soho Theatr…

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

REVIEW: Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain, Jermyn St Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt A fond and affectionate parody, Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain guarantees laughs and nostalgia in spades. This post REVIEW: Instructions for American Servic…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

REVIEW: The Colour Purple In Concert, Cadogan Hall ✭✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt An incredible showcase of talent, The Color Purple in concert is impossible to walk away from without feeling deeply moved. This post REVIEW: The Colour Purple In Concert, C…

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

REVIEW: The Braille Legacy, Charing Cross Theatre ✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Poor translation, vague concepts and an undramatic source material all make for a dispiriting and slightly uncomfortable fare. This post REVIEW: The Braille Legacy, Charing …

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

REVIEW: Guards At The Taj, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt A deeply affecting story with moments of dark humour, Guards at the Taj is an excellent choice of a premiere for the newly renovated Bush Theatre. This post REVIEW: Guards A…

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

REVIEW: The Miser, Garrick Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt The laughs come thick and fast through the ensuing chaos, and with some stand out comedic performances, it seems like there’s still plenty of life in Molière’s old Mise…

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

REVIEW: The Understudy, Canal Cafe Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt A witty and very enjoyable look at the world of star casting, The Understudy is a must see for those involved in the theatre business and those curious about behind the scen…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

REVIEW: School Play, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt With its strong cast, impeccable design, timely subject matter and a solid script, School Play could easily become one of the surprise gems of 2017. Now is the time to see i…

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

REVIEW: Abigail, The Bunker Theatre ✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Ultimately, Abigail comes across as a confused thing, hindered by just too many good ideas in too short a time. Good production helps redeem the play to a degree, but all in…

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Monday, January 9, 2017

REVIEW: The Tempest, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt There’s no new ground broken in this interpretation, but everything done is done well and is full of clever ideas for building the world of the play with limited resources…

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

CRITIC’S CHOICE 2016: Sophie Adnitt by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt We asked our reviewers to take a look at 2016 and to nominate some stand out productions for 2016. Sophie Adnitt replied with the following:-   An Inspector Calls (Play…

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Monday, December 5, 2016

REVIEW: Jest End, Waterloo East Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Jest End returns to Waterloo East with a new, updated show which takes all the musicals you know and love, and tears them to pieces. This post REVIEW: Jest End, Waterloo Eas…

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Saturday, November 12, 2016

REVIEW: An Inspector Calls, Playhouse Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt The entire production is a fascinating interpretation, and completely lives up to its ‘landmark’ hype. In these times of political upheaval, Priestley’s reminder that …

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

REVIEW: From Ibiza To The Norfolk Broads, Waterloo East Theatre ✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Bowie was a fascinating figure, with aspects of his work and image that make for rich pickings when it comes to creating a show. Unfortunately what From Ibiza to the Norfolk…

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Sunday, October 9, 2016

REVIEW: The Autumn Garden, Jermyn Street Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Despite this, there are quality performances on offer and an intriguing plot. The gradual descent of Nick from hero to scoundrel in Constance’s estimations is very well do…

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Friday, October 7, 2016

REVIEW: Getting Better Slowly, New Diorama Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Overall, Getting Better Slowly’s main strengths lie in its performers and the sheer amount of heart in its story. It takes place in a small world, but ultimately one that …

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Monday, October 3, 2016

REVIEW: Girls, Soho Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Girls is confrontational without becoming prosecutorial, heartfelt without becoming unbelievable. With powerful writing and equally strong performances, Girls is a must see …

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Friday, September 9, 2016

REVIEW: [title of show], Waterloo East Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt All in all, [title of show] is simple, straightforward entertainment and an affectionate look at the process of just putting on a performance. As the characters, themselves …

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Friday, September 2, 2016

REVIEW: Unfaithful, Found111 ✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt For such an explosive opening, the surprisingly muted ending of Unfaithful leaves its audience unsatisfied and full of questions. Whilst commendable for Cusack and Campion…

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Friday, August 12, 2016

REVIEW: Steel Magnolias, Hope Theatre ✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Easy, very funny, but ultimately underwhelming, Steel Magnolias is perhaps best left to the admirers of the film. This post REVIEW: Steel Magnolias, Hope Theatre ✭✭✭ …

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Saturday, August 6, 2016

REVIEW: The Collector, The Vaults Waterloo ✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Despite its moments of clumsiness, this is a well-designed and finely acted production, and is worth a trip for the atmospheric venue alone. An interesting adaption, while T…

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

REVIEW: Rotterdam, Trafalgar Studios 2 ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Nothing is conclusive in Rotterdam, but then again nothing is constant either. In this port city, where everyone is either arriving or leaving, the audience is simply given …

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