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Adam Best as Pato and Orla Fitzgerald as Maureen (Photo: Helen Maybanks)

REVIEW: The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Lyric Hammersmith (2021)

The Beauty Queen of Leenane... comes on like a village Romeo and Juliet. "Me? A whore? I dream."Maureen Boy (40+) meets Girl (40). They more than click. Love looks set…

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Esh Alladi (Photo by Helen Maybanks)

REVIEW: Out West, Lyric Hammersmith (2021)

Out West is a collection of three one actor plays by three renowned playwrights, linked by each play illustrating differing aspects of racism and alluding to the area where the Lyric Theatre is today.  One is about a mixed race marriage, one about a black woman's fight for self esteem and one about a law student from overseas arriving in Britain in the reign of Queen Victoria. 

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Read more about the article REVIEW: Love, Love, Love – Lyric Hammersmith (2020)
Rachel Stirling as Sandra, Nicholas Burns as Kenneth and Isabella Laughland as Rose - Photo: Helen Maybanks

REVIEW: Love, Love, Love – Lyric Hammersmith (2020)

Mike Bartlett's play about inter-generational conflict gets a welcome revival "You're completely off the leash at the moment. I don't know what you're up to" Ken to Sandra in 'Act…

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