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Theatre review: My Mum's a Twat

John Nathan enjoys a vividly drawn portrait of a neglected teenage daughter

John Nathan

Friday, January 12, 2018

Theatre review: My Mum's a Twat
  • Jamael Westman (Alexander Hamilton) with West End cast of Hamilton
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    Theatre review: Hamilton

    The Broadway hit opened in London tonight - and our critic loved it

    John Nathan

    Thursday, December 21, 2017

    Theatre review: Hamilton
  • The Nutcracker. Artists of The Royal Ballet (Photo: Karolina Kuras)
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    Nuts about this superb Nutcracker

    The Royal Ballet’s enchanting version of the Nutcracker makes an ideal Chanukah treat for both children and adults

    Joy Sable

    Friday, December 8, 2017

    Nuts about this superb Nutcracker
  • Jenna Augen and Ben Caplan (Scott Rylander)
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    Shining a light on the cabbie's life

    To prepare for the play, about a dynasty of Jewish cabbies, the actors sat in on actual tests with would-be cabbies learning the Knowledge

    Victoria Prever

    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Shining a light on the cabbie's life
  • Victoria Hamilton and Helen Schlesinger
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    Theatre review: Albion

    Playwrights are these days holding a mirror up to Britain as if it were a patient breathing its last

    John Nathan

    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Theatre review: Albion
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    Smile Upon Us, Lord

    It’s not often that British audiences have the chance to see one of Russia’s greatest theatre companies on a UK stage, so a visit by the Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre is not to be missed.

    The JC in Partnership with The Barbican

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Smile Upon Us, Lord
  • Ian McKellan as Lear
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    Theatre review: King Lear

    John Nathan finds a message for our times in a modern dress King Lear

    John Nathan

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    Theatre review: King Lear