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Amanda Hodges

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Manuel Harlan

4 STARS: Amanda Hodges enjoys a sparkling double bill of plays about the life of innovative eighteenth-century artist William Hogarth at the Rose Theatre Read more

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3 STARS, August 16-26. Maureen Lipman brings her blistering wit to the George Square Theatre Read more

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3 STARS, August 16-26. An ambitious mix of Shakespeare and Elvis showing at Hill St Theatre Read more

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4 STARS, August 17-26. Showing at the Gilded Balloon Rose Theatre, Spontaneous Potter is a must-see for lovers of Harry Potter, says Amanda Hodges Read more

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4 STARS, August 16-27. An adaptation of Richmal Crompton's novel, Just William's Luck stars Crompton's great-nephew as the title character and is showing at the Underbelly Read more

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4 STARS, August 16-27. In the Voice Behind The Stars, Australian actress and singer Eliza Jackson pays tribute to Marni Nixon, the unsung hero behind many of Hollywoods most iconic musicals Read more

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Matt Stronge

4 STARS, August 16-27. Alex Owen and Ben Ashenden, aka The Pin, perform their comedy double act at The Pleasance Read more

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4 STARS, August 16-27. Former star of The Chase, Paul Sinha, performs his stand up show The Two Ages Of Man at The Stand Comedy Club at York Place Read more

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5 STARS, August 16-27. Showing at the Pleasance, In Loyal Company is a one man show by David William Bryan that looks at the life of his great-uncle Arthur 'Joe' Robinson' during WW2 Read more

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4 STARS, August 16-27. Showing at the Frankenstein Pub on George IV Bridge, Elvis, Still Young & Beautiful is a celebration of The King's life and music Read more

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2 STARS, August 16-26. Showing at the Assembly Rooms on George St, Horatio's Tale retells Hamlet from the perspective of his best friend, Horatio Read more

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Dorking’s Deepdene Trail is up and running. Amanda Hodges charts the life, death and resurrection of the loveliest lost landscape in Surrey Read more

Craft & Country

3 STARS, May 25-28. You may not yet be sure if summer has actually arrived but it’s always fine weather in this sunniest of musicals, says Amanda Hodges Read more

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4 STARS, May 14-18. Darkly witty and frequently surprising, this revival of Peter Barnes’ debut  Sixties play has much to entertain, discovers Amanda Hodges Read more

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Helen Murray

4 STARS, April 24 – May 26. Dynamic and persuasive, Joe White’s first play tackles a family facing unnavigable loss and is a thoughtful and incisive drama, says Amanda Hodges Read more

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4 STARS, April 11-14. Vibrant and beautifully-cast, Amanda Hodges enjoys a sparkling new production of a classic Lloyd-Webber hit Read more

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5 STARS, March 20-24. A play about the British weather gripping? Absolutely riveting in fact! Amanda Hodges discovers that the meteorological background to the D-Day Landings proves fertile material for an engrossing drama Read more

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Manuel Harlan

4 STARS, March 8 – April 14. Amanda Hodges finds plenty to enjoy in the first major London revival of Charlotte Jones' multi award-winning comedy Read more

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3 STARS, Feb 28 - March 3. A "solid rather than inspiring" performance of a modern masterpiece, says Amanda Hodges Read more

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CRAIG SUGDEN

4.5 STARS, December1 15 – January 14. Paddington may be making a splash at the box office but if it's live theatre that kickstarts your festive celebrations Amanda Hodges relishes  a terrific panto in darkest Wimbledon Read more

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