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Alfred Quantrill

Articles By Alfred Quantrill

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Matilda the Musical review - a dizzying, smartly subversive...

I bow to no one in my affection for Matilda the Musical onstage, which I've loved across multiple iterations, from Stratford-upon-Avon to...

Mary Gauthier, Union Chapel review - a living room concert i...

Mary Gauthier’s first tour in more than three years landed at London’s Union Chapel on Saturday, concluding with another sold-out gig. The venue...

Music Reissues Weekly: Love - Expressions Tell Everything

Any reminder of the greatness of Love is welcome, and Expressions Tell Everything does this in fine style. A box set, it...

It’s a Wonderful Life, English National Opera review - Capra...

Looking for a sparkly operatic musical, well sung and played, slick and saturated in a range of mainstream styles that stop short in the year the...

Bones and All review - eat, don't heat

You expect gross-out movies to send your hands flying in front of your eyes. But Luca Guadagnino's ludicrous Bones and All is...

Basel Saleh, Sansara, United Strings of Europe, St Martin-in...

This collaboration between two young and exciting ensembles, the...

Nanny review - no spoonfuls of sugar in this spooky tale

Nanny is being marketed as a horror movie, and arachnophobes should certainly beware, but it’s also a stylish exploration of race...

Wet Leg, O2 Forum Kentish Town review - eclectic glee from a...
Arriving to the second night of two shows in the same venue, you would expect it to be a little quieter. But Wet Leg’s second outing at the O2...
Elf, Dominion Theatre review - hit musical revival slays it...

Just about the three toughest tricks to pull off in the theatre are making a...

Henry V, Shakespeare's Globe review - anatomy of a viol...

It begins in darkness. All that can be heard is the sound of a human struggling painfully for breath so that even before the lights go up we have...