sat 16/12/2017

Laura de Lisle

Articles By Laura De Lisle

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Octets, Wigmore Hall review - Heath Quartet and star friends...

To compose a masterpiece in your teens is rare enough; to choose the most elaborate form in...

Liam Gallagher, Brighton Centre review - a rip-roaring sing-...

Liam Gallagher is a great rock star. However, he often comes across as not a likeable person. He’s called himself “a cunt” on more than one...

The Jungle, Young Vic review - physically and emotionally ch...

Refugees, it is said, have no nationality – they are all individuals. This new docu-drama, deftly put together by theatre-makers Joe Murphy and...

Albums of the Year 2017: Tom Russell - Folk Hotel

A regular reviewing gig inevitably opens the ears to lots of “stuff”, what with the CDs (and downloads, so irritating to review from) dispatched...

Pinocchio, National Theatre review - boy puppet lifts off, e...

From Nicholas Hytner and Alan Bennett’s wonderfully nostalgic version of The Wind in the Willows through Coram Boy, the...

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic, V&A review - nosta...

What was it about the privileged male Victorian/Edwardian British writer that led to such a fantastical outpouring of books for...

Belleville, Donmar Warehouse review - prickly and unnerving

The city of love provides a backdrop for marital discord and worse in Belleville, Amy Herzog's celebrated...

The Tunnel: Vengeance, Sky Atlantic review - entente not-so-...

For the third and allegedly final time, we hasten back to the Kent coast for another outbreak of cross-Channel crime. Not all that surprisingly,...

Jack and the Beanstalk, New Wimbledon Theatre review - Al Mu...

It raised some eyebrows when Al Murray announced he was to make his...