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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

Comedy Shindig, Melbourne Hall review - Jason Manford headlines opening night

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Jimmy Carr, Palace Theatre review - rape gags and risible claims

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Mark Thomas, Soho Theatre review - new state-of-the-nation show

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Four Quartets, Theatre Royal Bath review - Ralph Fiennes gives a compelling performance

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Arthur Smith, Brighton Fringe review - touching memoir of his dad

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Reclaim These Streets fundraiser, 21Soho review - entertaining mixed bill hosted by Sarah Keyworth

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Mark Watson's Carpool Comedy Club, Henley-Marlow review - Nish Kumar sticks it to the Tories

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Some Kind of Heaven review - a Florida retirement community yields its secrets

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Mark Watson's Carpool Comedy Club, the Hop Farm review - strong kick-off to 2021 live comedy

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Comedy podcasts round-up 5: politics, relationships and spoofery

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The Importance of Being Earnest online review - Oscar Wilde updated for the Nando's generation

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Citizen Lane review - fascinating dramadoc about Irish arts benefactor

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Loyiso Gola, Netflix review - South African muses on race, religion and friendship

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Working From Home online review - Johnny Vegas and Jason Byrne in a strong line-up

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Comedy podcasts round-up 4: plus a vodcast and some retro audio

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Chinese Arts Now Festival review - comedy of the diaspora

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Album: Willow - Lately I Feel Everything

Willow Smith has done more during her life than the average 20-year-old. The daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, she bounced off her...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Chris Barber - A Trailblazer's Lega...

The book included with this splendid box set dedicated to British jazz innovator Chris Barber includes a series of quotes paying tribute to his...

Off the Rails review - go for the scenery, not the script

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Reclaiming Amy, BBC Two review - Winehouse family and friend...

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Album: Anne-Marie - Therapy

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Le Comte Ory, Garsington Opera review - high musical style a...

Play it straight and you’ll get more laughs: that’s the standard advice on great operatic comedies like the masterpieces of the Gilbert &...