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Assisted Suicide: The Musical, Southbank Centre – Review

Credit: Manuel Vason

Pros: Carr offers a fresh perspective on a controversial topic and puts forward some compelling arguments. Cons: The show is at times repetitive and scattergun in its approach, with distractingly poor production values. I confess, I’ve been looking forward to Assisted Suicide: The Musical partly because of its wonderfully subversive title. Friends gave me impressively uncomfortable looks and made awkward comments when I told them the title of the show. I think these brief interactions alone indicated the general discomfort ...

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Hotel Black Cat, London Wonderground – Review

Credit: Jason Moon

Pros: The variation in this cabaret offering means even that if one act isn’t quite your thing, the next will be along in just a few minutes. Cons: Slightly let down by what appeared a total lack of organisation beforehand, with the advertised start time, already late, missed by almost 30 minutes, and the audience left queuing with no clue what was happening. Hotel Black Cat, part of London Wonderground’s season, is a full-throttle mixture of cabaret, circus, music and adult pantomime, ...

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