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Drama about the Edwardian scandal of a diet regime that killed patients fails to explore either motivations or echoes with modern health crazes

Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner shine as the struggling parents of a severely disabled child in a lacerating black comedy that will make you laugh and cry

Welsh company Opera D'draig transposes Donizetti's comic opera to 1980s Barry Island to beautiful bawdy and hilarious effect

A seven course tasting menu and a poignant drama of loss and migration offer food for thought

Tracy-Ann Oberman gives a bravura performance as a single mum struggling to come to terms with her teenage son's horrific crime

In these crazy, hazy days of September 2019 when life in our reliable parliamentary democracy has degenerated into a scenario that even the most fanciful writer couldn't make up, then it's time for entertainment.

Silly Doctor Clever Doctor

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Whittington paediatrician Dr Joe Raine has written a children's book which takes the fear out of a visit to hospital and encourages kids to take their medicine

Combining hands-on creative themes with learning computer languages is the key to getting children ready for a world defined by AI and robotics

Based on the fatal shooting af a black teen by a white policeman, Dael Orlandersmith performs her own devastating poetic monologues which spotlight the racism that divides and distorts America

Alex Jennings and Lindsay Duncan are at the top of their game as warring spouses trading jibes about Tory privilege

In 'Dear Marie Stopes' Alex Mills sets "heartfelt, emotional" letters from grateful women to meditative music

Album review: Iggy Pop - Free

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Iggy's latest finds him as an artist rather than a rock star, swimming in contemplative, jazz-inflected waters.

Andy Stanton's cult children's books gets a colourful funny musical treatment with a geniunely bad baddie

London's biggest Latin festival fuses food, DJs, music in dance in one glorious free celebration

A zesty adaptation of Jill Murphy's classic boarding school saga is a bubbling cauldron of girl power and magical power that had me spellbound

A brilliantly acted Shane Meadows-esque story of two runaways misses brilliance but its blunt realism yields some eye-catching moments

The Holloway children's author translates the surreal and silly world of Lamonic Bibber into a stage musical

Peter Schaffer's 1970s homoerotic play about a boy who blinds horses gets a precise and exhilirating revival

Overegged but fun revival proves Rice and Lloyd Webber's biblical classic is indestructible

Historic double-bill is a study in contrasts as Young proves he's an evergreen rocker while Dylan is well past his prime

This ecclectic mix of Londoners of all ages perform in the belief that to sing together is to live better together

The first British Vietnamese play, this affecting family drama is a warm and lucid take on the tensions between second generation immigrants and their parents

As England's women reach the quarter finals of the championship there's a timely group show of football-based artworks in an Archway exhibition space.

One of George Orwell's favourite boozers has been given an understated makeover and installed some serious chef talent

Flawed but incendiary study of an immigrant family in 60s New York peaks too soon but is effective when its conflicts come together

"Never make the mistake of taking acting too seriously." This was the advice that actress Coral Browne followed throughout her stage and screen career, from the moment she fled Australia in 1934 as a 20-year-old hopeful.

Dexter Fletcherr, Asif Kapadia and Ken Loach were on the Croisette to show off their latest films

Thirty years on, Philip Osment's witty, lyrical coming of age tale in the age of Aids and Section 28 stands the test of time

Jonathan Maitland's hilarious satire at Park Theatre imagines a future when the mop haired MP has been knighted and is still grasping at high office

Bojo, Brexit and the burden of high office are debated at the Islington dinner party which 'changed history' says playwright Jonathan Maitland

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