sun 25/02/2024

Helen Hawkins

Articles By Helen Hawkins

The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from the Life of John le Carré, Apple TV+ review - outstanding, intriguing portrait of David Cornwell

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Meetings, Orange Tree Theatre review - three-hander that chews on big issues

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Hamnet, Garrick Theatre review - conventional adaptation of the bestseller drains its poetry away

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They had a good war: Powell and Pressburger's no-nonsense heroines

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The Reckoning, BBC One review - Savile saga that doesn't tell the whole story

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Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends, Gielgud Theatre review - exuberant gala of nonstop virtuosity

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Boiling Point, BBC One review - chef drama that's simmering nicely

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Close-Up: The Twiggy Musical, Menier Chocolate Factory review - a tourist's view of a Sixties icon

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Mlima's Tale, Kiln Theatre review - simple, powerful tale about the rape of Africa

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It's Headed Straight Towards Us, Park Theatre review - indigestible mix of fact and fiction

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Wilderness, Prime Video review - twisty thriller that leaves a nasty aftertaste

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A Haunting in Venice review - a case of Poirot by numbers

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The Old Man and the Pool, Wyndham's Theatre - Mike Birbiglia makes a big splash

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Bolan's Shoes review - good-natured film about the healing power of a pop idol

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God of Carnage, Lyric Hammersmith review - a dark piece is lightened with slapstick

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Sadler's Wells review - exhilarating display of a full deck of dance styles

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