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Tom Birchenough

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Articles By Tom Birchenough

Peggy For You, Hampstead Theatre review - comedic gold, and a splinter of ice, from Tamsin Greig

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Measure for Measure, Sam Wanamaker Theatre review - this problem play is a delight

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A Merchant of Venice, Playground Theatre review - Shylock supreme in a pared-down production

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'Night, Mother, Hampstead Theatre review - despair in sotto-voce

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The Winter's Tale, RSC, BBC Four review - post-war poise colours a solid production

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A Splinter of Ice, Original Theatre Company online review - Graham Greene and Kim Philby are friends reunited

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Blu-ray: I Was at Home, But...

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Blu-ray: Beginning

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A Midsummer Night's Dream, SHAKE Festival livestream review - a star turn from Luisa Omielan makes this 'Bottom's Dream'

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Memories of My Father review - the richness of childhood, the cruelty of history

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My Father and Me, BBC Two review - Nick Broomfield's moving voyage around his family

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Verdict review - social realism and court procedural combine in powerful Manila drama

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Deutschland 89, Channel 4 review - the Wall comes down, what next?

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Barnes' People, Original Theatre Company online review - intriguing quartet of monologues revived

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Blu-ray: The Ascent

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Hymn, Almeida Theatre online review - highs and lows of a soulful brother bonding

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