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Thoughts On: Network, National Theatre

I knew next to nothing about Network going into this play, having not seen the 1976 Paddy Chayefsky film, which starred Peter Finch, William Holden and Faye Dunaway. The National Theatre has bought this piece about the media and news to the stage with the help of Lee Hall and Ivo van Hove. Network is the story… Continue reading Thoughts On: Network, National Theatre

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Thoughts On: Evita, Phoenix Theatre

Evita is one of my favourite musicals. It’s probably one of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s best musicals, I’ve watched the Madonna/Antonio Banderas film numerous times and the 2006 revival that I saw for my 13th birthday has been etched in my brain for years. So to say I had high expectations for this production… Continue reading Thoughts On: Evita, Phoenix Theatre

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Thoughts On: Beginning, National Theatre

I went into Beginning knowing literally nothing about it, and it was pretty refreshing to go into a play with no expectations, so I don’t really want to give too much away here. Laura (Justine Mitchell) has just moved to a flat in Crouch End and has had a house-warming party; her not-a-friend Keith bought his friend… Continue reading Thoughts On: Beginning, National Theatre