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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

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

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Blood Wedding, Young Vic review - inventive, poetic if over-stretched revival of Lorca's rural tragedy

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A Doll's House, Lyric Hammersmith review - Ibsen tellingly transposed to colonial India

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The Girl on the Train, Duke of York's Theatre review - boozy psycho-thriller rolls clunkily into town

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theartsdesk Q&A: Lia Williams on the challenges of theatre

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Death of a Salesman, Young Vic review - new-minted revival of a masterpiece

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theartsdesk Q&A: playwright William Nicholson

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Mary's Babies, Jermyn Street Theatre review - rollercoaster investigation of early fertility treatment

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Tartuffe, National Theatre review - morality-heavy version of the comedy classic

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Agnes Colander, Jermyn Street Theatre review - Naomi Frederick shines in 'new' Granville Barker

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Ralegh: the Treason Trial, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse review - gripping verbatim court case

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Robert Hastie: 'a seam of love runs through the play' - interview

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Don Quixote, Garrick Theatre review - riotous revival of Cervantes' much-loved chivalric tale

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Macbeth, RSC, Barbican review - Shakespeare's blood-boltered tragedy, tense but flawed

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Pinter at the Pinter, Harold Pinter Theatre review - harrowing and comic short pieces from the master

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Square Rounds, Finborough Theatre review - the science behind warfare, told in verse

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