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critics

It is so easy to sneer at the theatre: "When I go I just worry about the poor bastards forgetting their lines. Particularly if I...

The Mail on Sunday’s theatre critic Georgina Brown is to step down after 21 years in the post. She will leave the paper in the...

Earlier this year, Susannah Clapp reflected on her first two decades as theatre critic for The Observer and wrote: “Almost nothing for me exceeds...

Lyn Gardner’s column on free tickets for reviews is well thought out and balanced. I don’t mind if a reviewer is unable to provide a...

There's an idea that critics should be a blank page (but hopefully not an empty mind) – ready and receptive to what is put...

Among the most frequently heard reasons offered by movie studios for this summer’s box-office decline, with admissions at their lowest in 25 years, is...

On almost my last day at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015 I saw a show called Labels made by Joe Sellman-Leava who had asked...

Tom Hiddleston has just begun performances as Hamlet at RADA's tiny (160-seat) Vanbrugh Theatre – a show that, as Matt Trueman has already noted...

At this year's Edinburgh Fringe, I got a bad review. A stinking, terrible lousy review. A hatchet job, if you will. And I learned...
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