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aleks sierz

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Aleks is author of In-Yer-Face Theatre and Rewriting the Nation, co-editor of theatreVOICE website, and works as a journalist, broadcaster and theatre critic at large.

Articles By Aleks Sierz

An Evening with an Immigrant, Bridge Theatre review – poetic and engaging

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Blindness, Donmar Warehouse review - a beautifully haunting parable

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Scrounger, Finborough Theatre online review – autobiography meets meta-theatre

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My White Best Friend (And Other Letters Left Unsaid), Royal Court review – raw but generous

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Les Blancs, National Theatre at Home review – triumphant revival of forgotten classic

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Reasons To Be Cheerful, Graeae review - raunchy working-class nostalgia

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A Streetcar Named Desire, National Theatre at Home review - world on fire

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Midnight Your Time, Donmar Warehouse online review – intimate and quietly moving

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Frankenstein, National Theatre at Home review – creature discomforts

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#aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei, Hampstead Theatre online review – imbued with an urgent new relevance

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Wise Children, BBC online review – beautifully bizarre

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Gators, Tramp Productions online review - the glittering dark

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It’s True, It’s True, It’s True, Breach Theatre online review – a riveting watch

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One Man, Two Guvnors, National Theatre at Home review – bliss, utter comic bliss

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The Croft, Original Theatre online review – give me the remote

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Sondheim at 90 Songs: 4 - 'America'

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There’s an old saying that goes: if life deals you lemons, make lemonade. To say that the COVID-19 pandemic is a lemon would be a huge and trivial...