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Life of Galileo
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Review: Life of Galileo

Life of Galileo at the Young Vic is a treat, says John Nathan

John Nathan

12:41

Review: Life of Galileo
  • Eva Hoffman
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    Eva Hoffman's first play

    A ceremony held to commemorate an atrocity in a Polish forest inspired Eva Hoffman's first drama.

    Keren David

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    Eva Hoffman's first play
  • Consent at the Dorfman Theatre
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    Theatre review: Consent

    Nina Raine’s new play is populated by clever, thrillingly articulate lawyers whose lives are seemingly insulated from the sordid behaviour of the people they encounter in the dock.

    John Nathan

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Theatre review: Consent
  • Jude Law and Halina Reijn in Obsession
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    Theatre review: Obsession

    This steamy adaptation of the 1943 film noir Ossessione , itself based on the novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, is one of the hottest tickets in town. But does it live up to its advance billing?

    John Nathan

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Theatre review: Obsession
  • Henry VIII, portrait by Hans Holbein the Younger
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    Henry VIII’s marriage counsellor

    Samantha Ellis has written a play about the rabbi recruited by Henry VIII to put a Jewish spin on his case to divorce Katherine of Aragon.

    Samantha Ellis

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Henry VIII’s marriage counsellor
  • Debbie Chazen
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    Brilliant, brave and baring all

    Actress Debbie Chazen is a revelation in new musical The Girls, says John Nathan. He asked her about her own inspiring story.

    John Nathan

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Brilliant, brave and baring all
  • Theatre

    Review: The Philanthopist

    Fruity thesp Simon Callow directs an ill-judged production populated by a bevy of actors, stand-up comedians and sitcom performers.

    John Nathan

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    Review: The Philanthopist
  • (c) Alex Brenner (info@alexbrenner.co.uk)
    Theatre

    Review: The Plague

    This adaptation of the Camus novel may not be a fun night out but it is, says our reviewer John Nathan, a compelling piece of theatre

    John Nathan

    Friday, April 21, 2017

    Review: The Plague
  • Daniel Dowling and Edward Killingback
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    Review: Incident at Vichy

    Written in 1964, this was Miller’s first attempt to take on the Holocaust

    John Nathan

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    Review: Incident at Vichy
  • Filthy Business, Hampstead Theatre
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    Craig discovers his rubber soul

    Playwright Ryan Craig's new play at the Hampstead Theatre is about an immigrant Jewish family's business

    John Nathan

    Monday, March 20, 2017

    Craig discovers his rubber soul
  • Theatre

    A dark night made for a star

    Actress Michelle Collins and playwright Stewart Permutt tell John Nathan about the very Jewish play that Collins commissioned.

    John Nathan

    Thursday, March 9, 2017

    A dark night made for a star
  • Adam Maeroff's painting inspired by James Inverne's play
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    Inspired by music

    This was a story which journalist James Inverne knew he had to return to

    Keren David

    Monday, March 6, 2017

    Inspired by music