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‘To my Lancastrian ear it just sounds wrong’: THE RISE & FALL OF LITTLE VOICE – Park Theatre ★★★

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In Tom Latter’s stolid revival of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at the Park Theatre, relocation to Hull does a lot for the pitiable poverty, nothing for the snappy Lancashire dialogue whose rhythms are displaced by a more randomly-accented cast. Jim Cartwright’s play about a domineering mother and reclusive daughter re-defined A Taste […]

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Year in Review: Helen McWilliams’ Top 5 Off-West End productions of 2016

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2016 has been the year that Break A Leg has been out and about seeing what London’s Off-West End productions and theatres have to offer. I have adored going to see new spaces, places and faces – it’s been aces! So, without further ado… here are my top five choices from among the many I have had the pleasure of reviewing.