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Veronica Lee

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Veronica is an award-winning writer and critic who contributes on theatre and comedy to the Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Observer and London Evening Standard.

Articles By Veronica Lee

Ricky Gervais, SuperNature, Netflix review - a provocateur at work

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Andy Zaltzman, Soho Theatre review - satire on the hoof

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Brandon Wardell, Soho Theatre review - US comic wings it

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Stratagem With Alan Partridge, touring review - he's back as a lifestyle guru

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Barry & Joan review - quirky documentary about two vaudevillians

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Chivalry, Channel 4 review - Steve Coogan and Sarah Solemani's sharp Hollywood satire

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Shaparak Khorsandi, touring review - sex, drugs and rock'n'roll

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The Lost City review - terrific odd-couple comedy

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String v SPITTA, Soho Theatre review - rival children's entertainers battle it out

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Katherine Ryan, London Palladium review - a softer comic emerges

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Catherine Bohart, Soho Theatre review - anatomy of a break-up

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Bloody Difficult Women, Riverside Studios review - political drama

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Sarah Millican, Winter Gardens, Margate review - enjoyable filth

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Marry Me review - Jennifer Lopez vehicle delivers

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Death on the Nile review - Kenneth Branagh flounders again as Poirot

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Matt Forde: The Political Party review - topical stand-up and chat

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The Fellowship, Hampstead Theatre review - strong clashes, t...

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theartsdesk in Zurich - forging a brilliant new Ring

Could this be the summer Bayreuth finally sees a new Ring production that comes anywhere near its last great epic success, Harry Kupfer’s, which...

theartsdesk Q&A: bass-baritone Christopher Purves on com...

He’s the most haunting, at times terrifying Wozzeck I’ve seen, in Richard Jones's Welsh National Opera baked-bean-factory production, and the...

Album: Paolo Nutini - Last Night in the Bittersweet

The last time that Paolo Nutini was on the public stage, he was knocking out fine blue-eyed soul and having substantial hits like “Scream (Funk my...

The Rolling Stones, BST Hyde Park review - let it rock!

A few spots of rain greeted the arrival of the...

Mad House, Ambassadors Theatre review - David Harbour is mag...

For sheer extremes of family dysfunction Theresa Rebeck’s Mad House must be aiming to set new records in American drama. The latest in a...

Eric Ravilious: Drawn to War review - a lovingly crafted doc...

There’s a sharp observation, delivered in Alan Bennett’s soft tones, that sums up the reputation of the painter Eric Ravilious: “Because his...

Music Reissues Weekly: Whatever You Want - Bob Crewe's...

In 1965, Bob Crewe was living alongside Central Park in...

George Fu, St Martin-in-the-Fields review - high intellect a...

Semi-standing ovation at a lunchtime concert in a London church? Predictable, perhaps, from the first recital I heard George Xiaoyuan Fu give at...