sat 01/10/2022

Laura de Lisle

Articles By Laura De Lisle

Bliss, Finborough Theatre review - bleak but tender

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The Misfortune of the English, Orange Tree Theatre review - don't fret, boys, it's only death

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For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy, Royal Court review - Black joy, pain, and beauty

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Tom Fool, Orange Tree Theatre review - testing family values

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Steve, Seven Dials Playhouse review - everything’s charming, except the script

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Two Billion Beats, Orange Tree Theatre review - bursting with heart

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Wuthering Heights, National Theatre review - too much heat, not enough light

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Conundrum, Young Vic review - inscrutable and ungraspable

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The Wife of Willesden, Kiln Theatre review - a saucy ode to Brent

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Duke of York's Theatre review - pure theatrical magic

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Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of), Criterion Theatre review - bursting with wit, verve, and love

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Grenfell: Value Engineering, The Tabernacle review - bruising, necessary theatre

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Rice, Orange Tree Theatre review - whip-smart, but unsure where it stands

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How to Survive an Apocalypse, Finborough Theatre review - millenarian millennials

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The Lodger, Coronet Theatre review - underdeveloped family drama

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Paradise, National Theatre review - war, woe, and a glimmer of hope

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