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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

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

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Frankenstein, National Theatre at Home review – creature discomforts

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#aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei, Hampstead Theatre online review – imbued with an urgent new relevance

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Wise Children, BBC online review – beautifully bizarre

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Gators, Tramp Productions online review - the glittering dark

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It’s True, It’s True, It’s True, Breach Theatre online review – a riveting watch

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One Man, Two Guvnors, National Theatre at Home review – bliss, utter comic bliss

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The Croft, Original Theatre online review – give me the remote

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Sondheim at 90 Songs: 4 - 'America'

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Bubble, Theatre Uncut online review - educational, but unexceptional

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Blithe Spirit, Duke of York's Theatre review - Jennifer Saunders in serious comedy

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Shoe Lady, Royal Court review - Katherine Parkinson is a footsore Beckettian

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The Special Relationship, Soho Theatre review - informative, but uninspiring

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Pass Over, Kiln Theatre review - fierce critique of racist brutality

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The High Table, Bush Theatre review - party on in Lagos and London

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Far Away, Donmar Warehouse review - one for the devotees

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