thu 07/07/2022

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

Grief Is the Thing with Feathers, Barbican Theatre review - Cillian Murphy soars and sweeps

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The Phlebotomist, Hampstead Theatre review - thought-provoking dystopian thriller

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Emilia, Vaudeville Theatre review - shouting for change

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Alys, Always, Bridge Theatre review - mildly perverse but rather dispiriting

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Inside Bitch, Royal Court review - brave, hilarious yet very slender

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The Son, Kiln Theatre review - darkly tragic

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The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, Lyric Hammersmith review - enchanting graphic novel

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Equus, Theatre Royal Stratford East review - thrilling physicality

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Superhoe, Royal Court review - smart, sassy, and full of feeling

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The Unreturning, Theatre Royal Stratford East review - hymn to home

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Approaching Empty, Kiln Theatre review - more minicab than Uber

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The Convert, Young Vic review - Africa's electric cry for justice

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The Cane, Royal Court review - hey teacher, leave them kids alone

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Hole, Royal Court review - anger is not quite enough

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The Hoes, Hampstead Theatre review - sex and drink and grime

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White Teeth, Kiln Theatre review - tuneless hymn to Kilburn High Road

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