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Veronica Lee

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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

Jazz Emu, Soho Theatre review - delightfully daft musical spoof

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Rachel Parris, Leicester Square Theatre review - smart observations and satirical songs

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Punt and Dennis, The Marlowe, Canterbury review - satire and sketches

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DVD/Blu-ray: Billy Connolly - Big Banana Feet

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Clinton Baptiste, Touring review - spoof clairvoyant on great form

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Jack Docherty, Soho Theatre review - warm and witty childhood memoir

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Rhod Gilbert, G-Live Guildford review - cancer, constipation and celebrity treatment

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Fern Brady, Netflix Special review - sex, relationships and death

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Jonathan Pie, Duke of York's Theatre review - spoof political reporter takes no prisoners

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Six Chick Flicks, Leicester Square Theatre review - funny, frenetic and feminist spoof

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Pierre Novellie, Soho Theatre review - turning a heckle into a show

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Catherine Bohart, Soho Theatre review - girlfriends, gossip and gay parenthood

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Miles Jupp, Cambridge Arts Theatre review - life's vicissitudes turned into laughs

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Andy Parsons, Touring review - reasons to be cheerful...

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Paul Foot, Soho Theatre review - how to discover the meaning of life

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Jessica Fostekew, Soho Theatre review - age is just a number

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