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Off West End

Ah, the Off West End. For those not familiar with the term, this is where the real magic of the London theatre scene happens. Great shows are born here, in pubs, in 50-seat theatres, in tunnels. Recommended for the adventurous – we can’t get enough of it, and you’ll save a quid or two as well!

Crazy Gary’s Mobile Disco, Landor Theatre – Review

Pros: Gary Owen’s witty script and the actors’ fine performances. Cons: Depiction of the women in the play as universally Machiavellian and abusive. Thursday night at the Boar’s Head is disco night: Gary’s disco night. Except that this Thursday, the pub’s landlord has decided to replace Gary’s disco night for karaoke night – or as Gary says, outraged, “kara-fuckin-oke”. Gary, being the thug and bully that he is, won’t tolerate this flagrant invasion of his territory, so he gives the ...

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Richard Alston Dance Company – Mid Century Modern, Sadler’s Wells- Review

  Pros: A programme of finely tuned and fast-paced choreography which elicits technical and musical prowess. Cons: A characteristic as much as a con, but a little too repetitive in movement terms. This programme marks Richard Alston’s fiftieth year as a choreographer, so what better to way to celebrate than by presenting an evening which combines new work alongside extracts of that which spans the last five decades. We start with the new Cut and Run by Associate Choreographer and ...

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