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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

Square Rounds, Finborough Theatre review - the science behind warfare, told in verse

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The Importance of Being Earnest, Vaudeville Theatre review - Sophie Thompson triumphantly tackles the handbag challenge

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King Lear, Duke of York's Theatre, review - towering Ian McKellen

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As You Like It, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre review - love among the bucolic hippies

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Peter Pan, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre review - ensemble playing at its best

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The Country Wife, Southwark Playhouse review – knowing Restoration update

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Brief Encounter, Empire Cinema review – poignant, hilarious revival

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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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