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This is England: Barbarians tap into anti-austerity rage

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I’m not the only theatre person who was focused on the Conservative Party Conference last week. Though she may not have anticipated quite the extent of the spitting, pig mask wearing protests outside the gates of the “Tory scum” meetings, Tooting Arts Club producer did intentionally time the opening of her Tooting Arts Club revival […]

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My Conference diary: A striking similarity to the Edinburgh Fringe

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I wish I could have been in Manchester last week for the Conservative Party annual conference. Not because I’ve suddenly gone “true Blue” and definitely not because I wanted to spit at those who are. I joined the Labour Party the day after this year’s General Election and, despite (not because of) Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership […]

THE CANDIDATE – Theatre Delicatessen

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In politics, truth is stranger than fiction: given what happened last night in the General Election it would be tough for Theatre Delicatessen and The Lab Collective to conceive something more bizarre than a complete reversal of poll predictions and the toppling of three of the four major party leaders. Ironic it should be in […]

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Review: Three Lions (St James’s Theatre)

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Three Lions, a determinedly comedic kickabout, has been kicking about the provinces for a couple of years now since it kicked off at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival. So long, in fact, you may have forgotten the issues: in December 2010 newish PM David Cameron, oldish soccer ace David Beckham and just-engaged-to-Kate Prince William fronted the England […]

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