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Review: How To Hold Your Breath (Royal Court)

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Maxine Peake is a great young actress. Maxine Peake, now she’s shed the girth she sported as Twinkle in Dinnerladies, is a lithe and lovely young actress with a gamine haircut and both the features and stage presence to remind you of a young Julie Walters. Maxine Peake has a television profile Olivia Colman might […]

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Review: Candide (Menier Chocolate Factory)

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Before I switched from French to Theatre Studies at uni, I had to study the 18th century novel Candide. Although I can’t now completely recall the complex plot and only vaguely recall that its satire is based on sending up the coming-of-age Bildungsroman and picaresque or melodramatic novels of the period, I do remember that […]

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Review: Candide (Menier Chocolate Factory)

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Before I switched from French to Theatre Studies at uni, I had to study the 18th century novel Candide. Although I can’t now completely recall the complex plot and only vaguely recall that its satire is based on sending up the coming-of-age Bildungsroman and picaresque or melodramatic novels of the period, I do remember that […]

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