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Rachel Halliburton

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The Secret River, National Theatre review - turbulent tale of Australia's past

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Prince Albert: A Victorian Hero Revealed, Channel 4 review - dramatic documentary filled with intelligent detail

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Whitewash, Soho Theatre review - a wild-at-heart linguistic joy-ride

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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's Globe – blazing-coloured, kick-ass carnival

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Dark Sublime, Trafalgar Studios review – sci-fi tribute is less rocket, more Reliant Robin

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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Bridge Theatre review – gender-juggling romp

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Our Town, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre review – small-town tale that raises profound existential questions

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The Lehman Trilogy, Piccadilly Theatre review - stunning chronicle of determination and dollars

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The Firm, Hampstead Theatre review - ferociously funny exploration of gang culture

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The Glass Piano, Print Room at The Coronet review – fascinating story undermined by absurdism

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After Edward, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse review - delightfully risky

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Fiddler on the Roof, Playhouse Theatre, review – energetic production whips up an emotional storm

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Richard II, Sam Wanamaker Theatre review - electrifying mixed-race all-female production

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The Twilight Zone, Ambassadors Theatre review – retro wit for our new space age

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Berberian Sound Studio, Donmar Warehouse review – improves the original

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The Cherry Orchard, Pushkin Drama Theatre, Barbican review - stunning absurdist Chekhov

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