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'Art', Old Vic

I have to admit, when I booked ‘Art’ a few months back, I did so not on the strength of the play (about which I knew nothing), but rather on the merits of the Old Vic itself. 716 more words

"Art", The Old Vic, London 2016/7

I saw Art in 1996 when it first played the West End. Back then I loved it and gave it 5 stars. It is still a really good show, discussing interesting themes; aging, friendship and art. 131 more words


LIVE REVIEW: Sara Pascoe, Simon Amstell, Tim Key, Daniel Kitson & John Kearns


WHERE: Old Vic

WHEN: 10/1

The Old Vic is not a venue renowned for its late-night stand-up comedy but on the evidence of this sold-out fundraiser perhaps it won’t be long before it is. 200 more words


2016 in theatre - male performances

“Know your lines and don’t bump into furniture” – Spencer Tracy

Fortunately I have been lucky enough to see some stunning performances by male actors who did so much more than just learn and not bump!

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King Lear: Glenda V Anthony

And so out they come and stand in the spotlights to two rounds of standing ovations. I stand up to put my coat on and leave, no one will miss my feeble claps amid the din of whoop whoops. 565 more words


I’m a huge fan of the Old Vic’s £10 preview offer, which means I’ve been able to see more of their shows this year than I might otherwise have been able to. 191 more words