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Everyone’s a critic: preview reviews are in for Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet

Two of our favourite topics collided this week in the ‘outrage’ at newspapers publishing early reviews of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hamlet.  Yes, it’s the circular argument about whether it’s OK to review a preview, of which we have already written, and … Continue reading

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Cheek by Jowl at the Barbican: Tis pity it’s a chore

Saturday 18th February 2012 We were looking forward to this production of Tis Pity She’s a Whore by Cheek by Jowl, having seen their outstanding Macbeth nearly two years ago.  It’s not exactly our favourite play; having seen Jude Law … Continue reading

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