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Heather Neill

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Heather Neill is a critic and theatre writer. She was Arts Editor of The Times Educational Supplement and has contributed features to The Times, Telegraph and theatre programmes. She reviews for The Stage, interviews for theatrevoice.com and has been a judge of the Offies and the Theatre Book Prize and an assessor for NT Connections.

Articles By Heather Neill

Antigone, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre review - Sophocles rewritten with purpose and panache

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The Father and the Assassin, National Theatre review - Gandhi's killer puts his case in a bold, whirlwind production

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Hamlet, Young Vic review - Cush Jumbo flares in a low-key production

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Witness for the Prosecution, London County Hall review - return of Agatha Christie's gripping courtroom drama

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The Dumb Waiter, Old Vic: In Camera review - more in sorrow than in anger

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Romeo and Juliet, Creation Theatre online review - game version falls between stools

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Romeo and Juliet, National Theatre online review - a triumphant hybrid

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Romeo and Juliet, Palace Theatre, Manchester online review - futuristic and timely

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Love in a Wood, Jermyn Street Theatre review - stars gather remotely for a lively online presentation

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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's Globe online review - a seasonal treat

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Nora: A Doll's House, Young Vic review - Ibsen diced, sliced and reinvented with poetic precision

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The Duchess of Malfi, Almeida Theatre review - a radically original perspective on Webster's tragedy

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A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre review - the festive favourite mixes gloom with merriment

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The Wind of Heaven, Finborough Theatre review - a welcome, if strange, Emlyn Williams rediscovery

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The Taming of the Shrew, Barbican review - different but still problematic

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Ian McKellen On Stage, Harold Pinter Theatre review - a master relishes the joy of theatre

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James IV: Queen of the Fight, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh re...

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Album: Broken Bells - Into the Blue

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Inside Man, BBC One review - strong cast trapped on a sinkin...

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Lucian Freud: New Perspectives, National Gallery review - a...

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Blu-ray: Nitram

Nitram is an object lesson in how to make a responsible film about a mass shooting, right down to not using the fame-seeking...

Only an Octave Apart, Wilton's Music Hall review - inst...

You know you’re in good company the minute these two appear on stage: they are so splendidly what they are, comfortable in their own skins and...

Jaminaround, Ancient Technology Centre, Cranborne review - c...

The most unlikely venue: an extraordinary, authentic-as-can-be replica of a large Iron Age roundhouse. There’s a turf and grass roof, and the...

Andrew Murray: Is Socialism Possible in Britain? review - wh...

The title of Andrew Murray’s new book poses a question that also vexed...

Album: The Cult - Under the Midnight Sun

It’s fair to say that The Cult have taken on a number of identities since their mid-80s’ transformation from Goth also-rans the Death Cult to the...