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Clare Perkins as Alvita (Photo: Marc Brenner)

REVIEW: The Wife of Willesden, Kiln Theatre (2021)

Yet large chunks of her Control Your Man toolkit are given to Alvita to voice without apparent irony or comment. Marry for money, Treat them mean, Deceive them, Shame them, Make them work hard at sex, (which for her appears to be exclusively heteronormative).  Above all, Take control. She nearly loses control over the Fifth husband, but finally breaks him and takes it back.

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Harry Enfield as King Charles III (Photo: Marc Brenner)

REVIEW: The Windsors Endgame, Prince of Wales Theatre (2021)

This comedy has King Charles (Harry Enfield) and Queen Camilla (Tracy-Ann Oberman) the dominatrix in charge.  Camilla has a cigarette on the go and issues bitchy remarks.  Kate (Kara Tointon) gets excited about the new Boden catalogue, as Camilla castigates Kate for shopping at high street stores.  Muggin (Crystal Condie) and Harry (Tom Durant-Pritchard) practise their yoga poses and meditate in California and Harry declares his love for Gladys his rescued battery chicken.

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