thu 29/02/2024

Helen Hawkins

Articles By Helen Hawkins

A Playlist for the Revolution, Bush Theatre review - idealism meets reality head-on

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Song from Far Away, Hampstead Theatre review - gentle monologue from a man grappling with grief

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A Strange Loop, Barbican review - Black queer musical with confusing concept but an excellent lead

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La Syndicaliste review - a star outshines her conspiracy thriller script

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The Super 8 Years review - Nobel laureate’s meditative self-portrait from home movies

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Mrs Doubtfire, Shaftesbury Theatre review - bold musical makeover of the hit comic film

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The Change, Channel 4 review - beguiling feminist comedy with a stellar cast

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School Girls, Lyric Hammersmith review - an African Mean Girls with added bite

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Idiots Assemble: Spitting Image The Musical, Phoenix Theatre review - more crude than cruel

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Southwark Playhouse Elephant review - superbly performed folksy musical

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Groundhog Day, Old Vic review - Tim Minchin’s musical returns in full-on style

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Yours Unfaithfully, Jermyn Street Theatre review - resonant debate about open marriage from 1933

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Carmen review - curio from choreographer turned director Benjamin Millepied

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Mad About the Boy review - entertaining cradle-to-grave Noel Coward documentary

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Re-Member Me, Hampstead Theatre review - wittily staged but poignant lip-syncing

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Succession Season Four finale, Sky Atlantic review - a glorious bonfire of the vanities

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