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‘A good alternative to more typical Christmas theatre’: BURKE & HARE – Jermyn Street Theatre

In Comedy, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Ticket recommendations by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

Burke & Hare, a story of two men who murder people in order to sell their corpses to doctors in 1820s Edinburgh shouldn’t work as a dark character comedy with music. But largely work it does and this three-hander, though somewhat structurally clumsy, is a good alternative to more typical Christmas theatre.

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‘Simply & sensitively told’: BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★★

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Ticket recommendations by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

It’s always a pleasure to hear an untold story. In Billy Bishop Goes to War we learn about a baby-faced Canadian teenager who by a string of lucky chances became the world’s most decorated fighter pilot in the early days of single-seater flying over France in 1914-18, and a hero and a mascot for the Royal Canadian Air Force through the second war, too.