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The Local Stigmatic, Old Red Lion Theatre – Review

Credit: Scott Rylander

Pros: Stylish performances from the three-man cast add real edge to this compelling story. Cons: The play could have used an extra 30 minutes to give the characters more depth. I arrived unfashionably early at the Old Red Lion so had time to absorb the atmosphere in this wonderfully traditional pub. The walls are lovingly adorned with a timeline detailing its 600-year history and photos of luminaries known to have been customers; Karl Marx, Charles Dickens and George Orwell, to ...

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Correspondence, Old Red Lion Theatre – Review

Credit: Richard Lakos

Pros: A well-constructed play with fantastically delivered performances and an interesting narrative Cons: Suspension of disbelief is required to accept the events of the story and a lot of unanswered questions remain at the end. As I entered Islington’s Old Red Lion Theatre, I was apprehensive as to how, in just over an hour, a play could effectively consider two such expansive topics such as psychosis and political conflict. It soon became clear that I needn’t have worried. Correspondence follows ...

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