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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

The Band Plays On, Sheffield Theatres online review – to Sheffield with love

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Typical, Soho Theatre online review - powerfully poetic and painful

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Shook, Papatango online review - strongly acted, but depressingly predictable

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Overflow, Bush Theatre review – fear, fury and fun

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A Christmas Carol, Bridge Theatre review - deluxe seasonal storytelling

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What a Carve Up!, Barn Theatre online review – ingenious whodunnit

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Little Wars, Union Theatre online review - richly emotional, but formulaic

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Quarter Life Crisis, Bridge Theatre review – slender and superficial

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An Evening with an Immigrant, Bridge Theatre review – poetic and engaging

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Blindness, Donmar Warehouse review - a beautifully haunting parable

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Scrounger, Finborough Theatre online review – autobiography meets meta-theatre

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My White Best Friend (And Other Letters Left Unsaid), Royal Court review – raw but generous

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Les Blancs, National Theatre at Home review – triumphant revival of forgotten classic

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Reasons To Be Cheerful, Graeae review - raunchy working-class nostalgia

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A Streetcar Named Desire, National Theatre at Home review - world on fire

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Midnight Your Time, Donmar Warehouse online review – intimate and quietly moving

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Miss Julie, Park Theatre review - Strindberg's kitchen...

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Album: Kneecap - Fine Art

For a band just putting out their debut album, West Belfast’s Kneecap have been courting media attention for some while and have already been seen...

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Album: John Grant - The Art of the Lie

“I feel ashamed because I couldn’t become the man that you always hoped I’d become.” The line is repeated during “Father,” The Art of the Lie’...

The Merry Widow, Glyndebourne review - fun and frolics in th...

Why would anyone want to stage a work like The Merry Widow in this day and age? Silly question. It’s the music, stupid. Of...

Being Mr Wickham, Jermyn Street Theatre review - the plausib...

It is a truth universally acknowledged that an actor tends to take a sympathetic view of the character he inhabits, however morally questionable....