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aleks sierz

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Aleks is author of In-Yer-Face Theatre and Rewriting the Nation, co-editor of theatreVOICE website, and works as a journalist, broadcaster and theatre critic at large.

Articles By Aleks Sierz

Between Riverside and Crazy, Hampstead Theatre review - race, religion and rough justice

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London Tide, National Theatre review - haunting moody river blues

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The Comeuppance, Almeida Theatre review - remembering high-school high jinks

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Out of Season, Hampstead Theatre review - banter as bullying

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Shifters, Bush Theatre review - love will tear us apart again

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Metamorphosis, Lyric Hammersmith review - vivid images, but where's the drama?

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Till the Stars Come Down, National Theatre review - exuberant comedy with a dark edge

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Cowbois, Royal Court review - fabulously queer extravaganza

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Don't Destroy Me, Arcola Theatre review - a theatre history curio

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Rock 'N' Roll, Hampstead Theatre review - exciting music, uneven staging

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Talking About the Fire, Royal Court review - urgent and informative

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A Sherlock Carol, Marylebone Theatre review - merry, but mirthless

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Feeling Afraid As If Something Terrible Is Going To Happen, Bush Theatre review - charismatic stand-up routine

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Mates in Chelsea, Royal Court review – silly rather than satirical

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To Have and To Hold, Hampstead Theatre review - funny but flawed

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The Interview, Park Theatre review - Martin Bashir's comeuppance

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