sun 26/05/2024

Gary Naylor

Articles By Gary Naylor

Multiple Casualty Incident, The Yard Theatre review - NGO medics in training have problems of their own

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Spirited Away, London Coliseum review - spectacular re-imagining of beloved film

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Testmatch, Orange Tree Theatre review - Raj rage, old and new, flares in cricket dramedy

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An Actor Convalescing in Devon, Hampstead Theatre review - old school actor tells old school stories

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Spencer Jones: Making Friends, Soho Theatre review - award-winning comedian mines his post-lockdown escape to the country

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Cassie and the Lights, Southwark Playhouse review - powerful, affecting, beautifully acted tale of three sisters in care

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The Divine Mrs S, Hampstead Theatre review - Rachael Stirling shines in hit-and-miss comedy

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Foam, Finborough Theatre review - fascism and f*cking in a Gentlemen's Lavatory that proves short of gentlemen

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Cruel Intentions, The Other Palace review - uneasy vibes, hit tunes and sparkling staging

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Nachtland, Young Vic review - German black comedy brings uneasy humour and discomfiting relevance

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The Big Life, Stratford East review - musical brings the joy and honours the past

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Samuel Takes a Break... in Male Dungeon No. 5 after a long but generally successful day of tours, The Yard Theatre review - funny and thought-provoking

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Just For One Day, The Old Vic review - clunky scenes and self-conscious exposition between great songs

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Othello, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse review - 21st century interpretation delivers food for thought

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Bronco Billy, Charing Cross Theatre - schmaltzy musical brings the feelgood factor just when it's needed

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The Most Precious of Goods, Marylebone Theatre review - old-fashioned storytelling of an all-too relevant tale

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