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Heather Neill

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Heather Neill is a critic and theatre writer. She was Arts Editor of The Times Educational Supplement and has contributed features to The Times, Telegraph and theatre programmes. She reviews for The Stage, interviews for theatrevoice.com and has been a judge of the Offies and the Theatre Book Prize and an assessor for NT Connections.

Articles By Heather Neill

Dear Brutus, Southwark Playhouse review - a judicious mix of comedy and sadness

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Saint George and the Dragon, National Theatre review – a modern folk tale in the Olivier

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Nikki Amuka-Bird interview: 'There’s huge enthusiasm among actors of colour'

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The Mentor, Vaudeville Theatre review - having fun with artistic integrity

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Life of Galileo, Young Vic review - shared-experience Brecht is powerful, timely

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The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, Theatre Royal Haymarket review - 'Damian Lewis devastates'

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Anna Maxwell Martin: 'I like playing baddies' - interview

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Harold Pinter Theatre

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10 Questions for Director Ellen McDougall

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Peter Pan, National Theatre

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10 Questions for Actor David Troughton

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King Lear, Old Vic

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'I am dismayed by the tone of the debate'

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theartsdesk in Venice: Shylock comes home

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The Wars of the Roses, Rose Theatre, Kingston

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10 Questions for Actress Jane Lapotaire

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