Read more about the article REVIEW: The Windsors Endgame, Prince of Wales Theatre (2021)
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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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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Read more about the article REVIEW: Not Talking, Arcola Theatre (2018)
David Horovitch as James and Lawrence Walker as Mark, Gemma Lawrence as Amanda with her back to us - Photo: Lidia Crisafulli

REVIEW: Not Talking, Arcola Theatre (2018)

Mike Bartlett is well on his way to becoming established as our best living British playwright. I see only Tom Stoppard as his competition. Twelve years ago, this was his first play, not published until 2011 by Methuen as a part of the first collection of Mike Bartlett plays but Not Talking had never been produced onstage until James Hillier of Defibrillator proposed it.

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