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Veronica Lee

Bio
Veronica is an award-winning writer and critic who contributes on theatre and comedy to the Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Observer and London Evening Standard.

Articles By Veronica Lee

Lazy Susan, Soho Theatre On Demand review - sketch duo's ingeniously plotted show

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The Steph Show, Channel 4 review - magazine show debuts from host's front room

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Christine and the Queens/Instagram review - musical missives during lockdown

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Michelle Wolf: Joke Show, Netflix review - edgy and original material

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Mister Winner, BBC2 review - gentle comedy about one of life's losers

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Shappi Khorsandi, Soho Theatre On Demand - enjoyable run-through of her career

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Steve Martin and Martin Short, SSE Hydro Glasgow review - old friends bring a touch of vaudeville

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Tom Rosenthal, The Hawth, Crawley review - circumcision made funny

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John Shuttleworth, Leicester Square Theatre review - reflections on life in the slow lane

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The Trouble With Maggie Cole, ITV review - Dawn French stars in new comedy drama

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United Queendom, Kensington Palace review - rollicking royal tale

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Lucy Porter, Quarterhouse, Folkestone review - confessions of an ex-Brownie

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Ahir Shah, West End Centre, Aldershot review - a millennial's existential angst

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Simon Brodkin, The Stables, Milton Keynes review - comics casts off his Lee Nelson character

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Alexei Sayle, Oxford Playhouse review - return of the political bruiser

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Upstart Crow, Gielgud Theatre review - terrific Shakespeare spoof

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Reissue CDs Weekly: Hangman’s Beautiful Daughters

A raga-rock circularity. Finger cymbals. A distant, etiolated female vocal. A fuggy atmosphere. A kinship with Jefferson Airplane’s “Come Up The...

DVD/Blu Ray: The Elephant Man

David Lynch’s second feature, his only period movie, is as good as anything else he has ever done, building on the claustrophobia of his first,...

One Man, Two Guvnors, National Theatre at Home review – blis...

Armchair theatre-lovers rejoice. During the lockdown, the...

The Platform review - timely, violent and effective

Horror has always been a good vehicle for...

Album: Pokey LaFarge, Rock Bottom Rhapsody - a gourmet gumbo

Talk about a great big melting pot! The eighth studio album by the man born 36 ago as Andrew Heissler in Bloomington, Indiana, and known to the...

Lazy Susan, Soho Theatre On Demand review - sketch duo'...

You may have seen Lazy Susan's excellent BBC pilot last year; now a series has been commissioned from Freya Parker and Celeste Dring so we can...

ReMastered: Tricky Dicky and the Man in Black, Netflix revie...

Netflix’s ReMastered series is one of the streaming channel’s undersung gems. Launching in 2018, when Tricky Dick and the Man in...

The Turn of the Screw, Opera North, OperaVision review - cla...

Feeling stir-crazy right now? Imagine being confined to one room with a half-crazed housekeeper, two dysfunctional kids and two increasingly...

Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema, BBC Four review - the...

Mirrors and windows, looking at ourselves or out into the world, reflecting the culture or making it: compare and contrast. This was the...