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Thursday, September 12, 2019

REVIEW: La Boheme, Opera Holloway at Sutton House ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Tim Hochstrasser reviews Opera Hollowy's pop-up production of La Boheme at Sutton House. This post REVIEW: La Boheme, Opera Holloway at Sutton House ✭✭✭✭ first ap…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

REVIEW: Private Lives, The Mill at Sonning ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Tim Hochstrasser reviews Noel Coward's Private Lives now playing at The Mill at Sonning. This post REVIEW: Private Lives, The Mill at Sonning ✭✭✭✭ first appeared …

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

My White Best Friend (And Other Letters Left Unsaid), The Bunker ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Tim Hochstrasser reviews My White Best Friend (And Other Letters Left Unsaid) which is now playing at The Bunker Theatre, London. This post My White Best Friend (And Othe…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

REVIEW: Richard III, Alexandra Palace Theatre ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Tim Hochstrasser reviews Headlong's new production of William Shakespeare's Richard III now playing at the newly restored Alexandra Palace Theatre. This post REVIEW: Rich…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

REVIEW: Blood Knot, Orange Tree Theatre ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Tim Hochstrasser reviews Athol Fugard's play Blood Knot now playing at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond. This post REVIEW: Blood Knot, Orange Tree Theatre ✭✭✭ firs…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

REVIEW: A Lesson From Aloes, Finborough Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Tim Hochstrasser reviews Athol Fugard's A Lesson From Aloes now playing at the Finborough Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: A Lesson From Aloes, Finborough Theatre ✭…

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Monday, February 25, 2019

REVIEW: As A Man Grows Stronger, Jack Studio ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Tim Hochstrasser reviews Howard Colyer's new play As a man Grows Stronger performed by David Bromley at the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre. This post REVIEW: As A Man Grows…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

REVIEW: The Ruffian On The Stair, Hope Theatre ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Tim Hochstrasser reviews Joe Orton’s The Ruffian On The Stairs now playing at The Hope Theatre. This post REVIEW: The Ruffian On The Stair, Hope Theatre ✭✭✭ f…

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

CRITICS CHOICE: Tim Hochstrasser’s Pick Of 2015 by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser My best revival recommendation would go to Antic Disposition’s HENRY V played in the evocative setting of Temple Church. It is very hard to find something new to say ab…

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

REVIEW: No Villain, Old Red Lion Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser The play itself would get four stars from me, but the outstanding production values and overall experience of the evening enable me to add a final star at the top of the …

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

REVIEW: Living Between Lies, Kings Head Theatre ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser The action interweaves the stories and mounting crises of four women whose lives are in different ways based on a series of lies. It is billed as a comedy drama but the t…

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

REVIEW: The Miniaturists, Arcola Theatre ✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser With the death of provincial repertory theatre, the connections between the theatre world of London and ‘the provinces’ have atrophied, and where The Miniaturists cou…

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Sunday, November 15, 2015

REVIEW: Julie Madly Deeply, The Crazy Coqs ✭✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser This is an immensely polished, professional and stylish evening which marks another example of how contemporary cabaret is still exploring and pushing at the boundaries o…

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Friday, November 13, 2015

REVIEW: Dry Land, Jermyn Street Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser This was one of the most demanding nights I have had in the theatre as reviewer or audience member in a long while, and that was wholly justified by the challenge and rev…

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Saturday, November 7, 2015

REVIEW: United We Stand, CLF Art Café ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser United We Stand is a powerful refutation of this view and a reassertion of the continuing value of political theatre. Its channelling of moral passion, a powerful narrati…

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Friday, October 30, 2015

REVIEW: Cats, London Palladium ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser The audience on press night - with as many face-painted adults as children – loved it all. If you are looking for a reliable night out at the theatre with the full repe…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

REVIEW: Romeo And Juliet, Brockley Jack Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Despite some rough edges this was a continually thoughtful and engaging production that is targeted very deftly at those coming to the play for the first time. In the abs…

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Monday, October 26, 2015

REVIEW: Encounter, Above The Stag ✭✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Evocations of famous films can tip over into parody or unintended comedy very easily but thanks to the skill of the writing and the carefully graded, fully inhabited acti…

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Friday, October 23, 2015

REVIEW: The Tempest, Eel Brook Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Director Brandon Force and movement director Liam Steward-George deserve great credit for creating such a dynamic and detailed production with continual visual, choreogra…

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

REVIEW: The Wars Of The Roses: Richard III, Rose Theatre ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Maybe we were all weary at the end of a full day of theatre; maybe, and with ample justification, the cast were flagging after appearances in different roles in the previ…

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REVIEW: The Wars Of The Roses: Edward IV, Rose Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Suffice to say that Barton and Hall attempt to clarify the bewildering blizzard of switched allegiances, broken promises and inconclusive battles that form the later sect…

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

REVIEW: In The Heights, King’s Cross Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser In sum this is a show that deserves all the plaudits that have come its way and should receive a long run both at the King’s Cross Theatre and in even larger West End v…

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Friday, October 16, 2015

REVIEW: The Wars Of The Roses- Henry VI, Rose Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Henry VI stands out as the play in this triptych that most benefits from Barton’s editing and clarifications. Characters and scenes are cut away in profusion to reveal …

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

REVIEW: Volpone, Brockley Jack ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Everyone involved in this production acted with commitment and a good sense of pace and projection within this intimate space, but the success of the whole remains fundam…

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REVIEW: The Merchant Of Venice, Ambassadors Theatre ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser While the emotional wattage did not burn as brightly as it might, and while we were never really made to feel fully uncomfortable with either issues or text as we should,…

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REVIEW: Romance Romance, Landor Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser This is an intriguing and valuable revival with some very solid performances at its heart. I am not fully persuaded that this double-bill has earned a lasting niche in th…

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

REVIEW: Roaring Trade, Park Theatre ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser So for all the efforts of the actors to make their characters more rounded and sympathetic this play tells us more about the anger in the air after the events of 2008 tha…

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

REVIEW: 46 Beacon, Hope Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser It is clear from the start that this play – which runs straight through for eighty minutes – is potentially a drama about coming-out and sexual initiation, and indeed…

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

REVIEW: Horniman’s Choice, Finborough Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser All in all this is a revival very much deserving of support. You reward will be some genuinely fine ensemble acting and some neglected writing that you can explore again …

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REVIEW: Eventide, Arcola Theatre Studio 2 ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser This is a genial, quietly satisfying set of reflections on how hard rural life can be and how mostly distant it has always been from any kind of Arcadian idyll or vision …

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REVIEW: Nell Gwynn, Globe Theatre ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser While there are more serious moments to be found in this play, especially focused on the opportunities for women in the new theatre of the 1660s, there is no point pressi…

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