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‘A raw yet classy performance’: WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS – Jermyn Street Theatre

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Shanine SalmonLeave a Comment

Lanie Robertson’s 2005 bio-monologue about Peggy Guggenheim could be just another ‘poor rich girl’ tale, but in Guggenheim and in the performance from Judy Rosenblatt we see not only a tale of a woman who singlehandedly ensured modern art survived but also changed the way people looked at how art should be.

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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★

In Children's theatre, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

What I like – as well as the daft jokes and a ridiculous sauna scene in sock-suspenders and full tweeds — is the disciplined slickness of it: that Reduced-Shakespeare or play-that-goes-wrong quality which lifts shows like this out of the tiresome arent-we-amusing college revue level and into proper theatre.

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What were our Top 10 news stories in November 2017?

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Sticky by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

As it’s the first of the month, we’re taking a brief moment to remind ourselves of the biggest news stories from the month just closed. What were the headlines that got readers clicking most? Any surprises? Our Top 10 News stories from November 2017 are listed below with summaries and links to read more.