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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

Underdog: the Other, Other Brontë, National Theatre review - enjoyably comic if caricatured sibling rivalry

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Red Pitch, @sohoplace review - the ebullient tale of teenage footballers gets a rollicking transfer

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The Enfield Haunting, Ambassadors Theatre review - muddled revisiting of famous paranormal events

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The Homecoming, Young Vic Theatre review - Pinter's disturbing masterpiece is given a low-key revival

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She Stoops to Conquer, Orange Tree Theatre review - much-loved classic rumbustiously updated

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Private Lives, Ambassador's Theatre review - classy revival lacking physical excess

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The Lehman Trilogy, Gillian Lynne Theatre review - a modern classic exuberantly revived

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As You Like It, @sohoplace review - music-filled, warm-hearted celebration

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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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The Book of Clarence review - larky jaunt through biblical e...

The Book of Clarence comes lumbered with the charge of being the new Life of Brian, an irreverent spoof of the life...

Lisa Kaltenegger: Alien Earths review - a whole new world

Our home planet orbits the medium-size star we call the Sun. There are unfathomably many more stars out there. We accepted that these are also...

Bell, Perahia, ASMF Chamber Ensemble, Wigmore Hall review -...

All three works in the second of this week’s Neville Marriner centenary concerts from the ensemble he founded vindicated their intention to reign...

An Actor Convalescing in Devon, Hampstead Theatre review - o...

One can often be made to feel old in the theatre. A hot take in a snappy 90 minutes (with video!) on the latest Gen Z obsession (...

First Persons: composers Colin Alexander and Héloïse Werner...

For tonight’s performance at Milton Court, the nuanced and delicate tones of strings, voices, harmonium and chamber organ will merge...

Album: Paraorchestra with Brett Anderson and Charles Hazlewo...

Death Songbook is, says Charles Hazlewood, founder, artistic director and conductor of Paraorchestra, an album of “music which is about...

Anthracite, Netflix review - murderous mysteries in the Fren...

Ludicrous plotting and a tangled skein of coincidences hold no terrors for the makers of this frequently baffling...

The Comeuppance, Almeida Theatre review - remembering high-s...

I’ve never been one for school reunions, but even if I had kept in touch with former classmates I think that American...