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NSFW, Royal Court

Lucy KirkwoodDirected by Simon Godwin★★★★★ Pros: Fantastically funny and flawlessly acted by a brilliant cast – a really entertaining production. Plenty of depth in the themes explored and lots of things to think and talk about afterwards. Cons: It is only 80 minutes long with no interval, but it’s so good that I wanted a second act! Our Verdict: This play is like a page-turner book you just can’t put down. It’s like the witty conversation on the media that ...

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The Government Inspector, The Young Vic

Nikolai Gogol, in a new version by David Harrower Directed by Richard Jones★★★ Courtesy of The Young Vic Julian Barratt is widely known for being one half of the comedic duo behind award-winning comedy The Mighty Boosh. It is no surprise then that The Young Vic’s new production of Nikolai Gogol’s The Government Inspector, in a new version by David Harrower, which casts Barratt as a hapless mayor, has drummed up not only a considerable buzz but also very high expectations ...

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