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25th Anniversary BP Portrait Award Shortlist

Grandmother who established herself as a ‘fabulous fashionista’ in her 70s is to have her picture displayed at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Handbagged

Laurence Green reviews Moira Buffini’s new comedy Handbagged at the Vandeville Theatre.

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King Charles III

Mike Bartlett's controversial, thought-provoking drama charting Prince Charles' accession to the throne is one of the top plays of 2014 says Laurence Green.

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Other Desert Cities – Old Vic Theatre

Jon Robin Baitz drama of loyalty, betrayal, duty and kinship exposes the wounds of an American family with compassion, sharpened by some acid wit, says Laurence Green.

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Two into One

Ray Cooney's farce Two into One thrills audiences at Menier Chocolate Factory.

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The Knight of the Burning Pestle

Francis Beaumont's anarchic 1607 comedy still strikes a contemporary chord in showing the cruelties of class and money, says Laurence Green.

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The Weir

Brian Cox and Dervla Kirwan standout in this wry, funny and moving reworking of Conor McPherson's The Weir writes Laurence Green.

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The Missing Picture

Khmer Rouge labour camp survivor Rithy Panh's powerful documentary The Missing Picture is a provocative, utterly valid portrait of a dark time in recent history, says Laurence Green.

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Beckett triple bill

Samuel Beckett's challenging, rich triptych remains as powerful and moving as when it was written in the 1980s says Laurence Green.

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Strangers on a Train

Stage versions of successful movies don’t always hit the mark but this is not the case with Robert Allan Ackerman’s taut production of Strangers on a Train at Gielgud Theatre.

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Coriolanus

Laurence Green reviews Coriolanus at the Donmar Warehouse.

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Jeeves and Wooster

Laurence Green reviews the stage adaptation of Jeeves novel - Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at Duke of York’s Theatre.

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Twelve Angry Men

Reginald Rose's taut courthouse drama, Twelve Angry Men, is revived in an excellent new production at the Garrick Theatre.

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Film review - Leviathan

Laurence Green marvels at the astonishing imagery contained in Lucian Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel's visually breathtaking documentary Leviathan.

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Theatre Top 10 of 2013

Laurence Green's top 10 stage productions of 2013.

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Roots

Laurence Green enjoys a balance of humour and sadness undimmed by time in a revival of Arnold Wesker's Roots.

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Merkel's austerity medicine is destroying Europe

Angela Merkel's hard-line austerity measures have helped save the single currency but at huge cost to bail-out nations such as Greece, Portugal and Ireland.

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Much Ado About Nothing

Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones fail to convince in Shakespeare's classic comedy reworked at the Old Vic.

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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

Laurence Green savours Bertolt Brecht's biting satire long after the final curtain has fallen

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Wounded - surviving the Western Front

Emily Mayhew examines the ordeal and care of casualties during World War One.

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The Same Deep Water as Me

Laurence Green is immersed in the grubby world of lawyers’ collusion in a victim culture but leaves feeling short changed.

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Theatre Review: Private Lives

Laurence Green sees an enjoyable revival of Noel Coward’s Private Lives at the Gielgud Theatre, West End.

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A Season in the Congo

A rich, complex examination of the struggle of post-colonial Africa and the rise and fall of Patrice Lumumba.

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Fences - reviewed

Laurence Green sees a compelling revival which taps a deep emotional core and provides a rich and rewarding evening in the theatre

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Competitions Winners - July 2013

Here are the Lucky Winners for our Competitions in July 2013!

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The Color Purple

Laurence Green enjoys a deeply moving and exhilarating musical adaptation of Alice Walker's The Color Purple.

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The Grey Nomads

John Richardson's tale of life on the road for two mature adventure travellers

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Robot & Frank

Offbeat black comedy that takes an unsentimental, if somewhat cookie, look at ageing and a fanciful future of robots caring for older people with dementia.

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Pride and Prejudice

Laurence Green sees a witty and insightful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park.

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Relatively Speaking

Laurence Green sees immensely enjoyable reworking of Alan Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking at Wyndham's Theatre

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