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Old Red Lion Theatre

Stephen Laughton’s moving play explores the relationship between Jesse (Robert Neumark Jones), a “nice Jewish boy from north London” and Alex (Asha Reid) a...

Highly successful in its own time, George Farquhar’s The Recruiting Officer is a wry restoration sex comedy with a subversive streak that mocks the...

Actor, puppeteer, and author Charlotte Charke was an intriguing but often overlooked historical figure, a woman who, in the early 1700s regularly performed male...

There’s a bittersweet irony to seeing Hear Me Howl the day Ireland’s Eighth Amendment is officially repealed. Perhaps it’s a stretch, but there seems...

In I Am of Ireland, Seamus Finnegan trains the keenest of eyes on his country's religious tensions, sectarian scarring, ethnic resentments and diaspora of its...

Felicity Huxley-Miners’s ‘mental health romance’ In the Shadow of the Mountain is an energetic but unpersuasive exploration of love in the time of anxiety. Dour...

Matthew Lyon’s verse play Broken wears its influences on its sleeve. It embraces that swaggering, strutting Berkovian vibe, spitting out its story of a...

There’s nothing misty-eyed about Kenneth Emson’s portrait of secondary school. Set in Essex, where the playwright grew up, his new play Plastic pinpoints the genuine terror...

Leaving their baby daughter with a sitter for the night, Bronagh and Graeme go to a party at the working men’s club across the...
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