thu 29/07/2021

Laura de Lisle

Articles By Laura De Lisle

ANNA X, Harold Pinter Theatre review - lacking in substance

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Last Easter, Orange Tree Theatre review - over-performative and strangely off-putting

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The Invisible Hand, Kiln Theatre review - balanced on a knife edge

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Constellations, Vaudeville Theatre review - a starry revival

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Being Mr Wickham, Original Theatre Company online review - an uncontroversial apologia

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Living Newspaper, Edition 3, Royal Court online review – bleak news, sharp words

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Assembly, Donmar Warehouse online review - the future is coming, ready or not

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Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Hung Parliament review – choose-your-own whodunnit

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theartsdesk Q&A: actor and comedian Andi Osho on her debut novel 'Asking For A Friend'

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Good Grief, Platform Presents online review - a little more, please

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theartsdesk Q&A: Isabella Pappas on how 'Finding Alice' is a blueprint for bereavement

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theartsdesk Q&A: actor Polly Walker on 'Bridgerton' and the new breed of period drama

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Peter Pan: The Audio Adventure review - the perfect bedtime story

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Doctor Who: Revolution of the Daleks, BBC One review - a perfectly predictable romp

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Living Newspaper: A Counter Narrative, Royal Court online review – the news, but better

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Troy Story, RSC online review - biting off more than it can chew

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