wed 29/06/2022

Helen Hawkins

Articles By Helen Hawkins

Suspect, Channel 4 review - a stylised remake of a Danish psychological drama

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The False Servant, Orange Tree Theatre review - Marivaux's cruel comedy gets a modern spin

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Borgen: Power and Glory, Netflix review - Birgitte Nyborg is back, more fascinating than ever

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The Midwich Cuckoos, Sky Max review - the 1957 sci-fi classic is given a contemporary spin

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House of Ife, Bush Theatre review - an Ethiopian-British family struggle to decide where 'home' is

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Oklahoma!, Young Vic review - a stunning, stripped-down version of the classic musical

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Ten Percent, Amazon Prime review - a hit and miss British makeover of the French comedy 'Call My Agent'

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Wolf Cub, Hampstead Downstairs review - haunting solo play about the American nightmare

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Gentleman Jack, Series 2, BBC One review - the queer Victorian heroine swaggers back in style

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Slow Horses, Apple TV+ review - the sleazy underbelly of the espionage racket

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To Kill a Mockingbird, Gielgud Theatre review - Harper Lee’s classic tale is satisfyingly retooled for today

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Clybourne Park, Park Theatre review - excellent revival of Bruce Norris's award-winner

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Holding, ITV review - Graham Norton’s novel moves seamlessly to the small screen

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Our Generation, National Theatre review - Alecky Blythe captures the world of teenagers today

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Never Not Once, Park Theatre review - disappointing UK debut for a feminist award-winner

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The Forest, Hampstead Theatre review - puzzling world premiere from Florian Zeller

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