sat 22/06/2024

Jenny Gilbert

Articles By Jenny Gilbert

The Busy World Is Hushed, Finborough Theatre review - new play puts the G-word centre stage

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Jane Eyre, National Theatre review - a dynamic treatment that just misses

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Akram Khan's Giselle, Sadler's Wells review - the migrant crisis in a ballet thriller

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Mr Gillie, Finborough Theatre review - theatrical buried treasure

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Tristan & Yseult, Shakespeare's Globe review - terrific visual and musical élan

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Jam review – obsession and resentment in the classroom

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Richard III review - Greg Hicks gruesomely impressive as power-crazed ruler

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Ghost Dances: Rambert, Sadler's Wells review - vital and joyfully precise dancing

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Obsession, Barbican review - Jude Law on serious form in Ivo van Hove's latest

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DVD: Dancer

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Whisper House, The Other Palace review - 'a delicately calibrated human story struggling to be heard'

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An American in Paris review - 'stagecraft couldn't be slicker'

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DVD: Reset

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The Glass Menagerie, Duke of York's

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Les Enfants Terribles, Barbican

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The Kite Runner, Wyndhams Theatre

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