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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

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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The Importance of Being Earnest, Vaudeville Theatre review - Sophie Thompson triumphantly tackles the handbag challenge

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King Lear, Duke of York's Theatre, review - towering Ian McKellen

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As You Like It, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre review - love among the bucolic hippies

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Peter Pan, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre review - ensemble playing at its best

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The Country Wife, Southwark Playhouse review – knowing Restoration update

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Brief Encounter, Empire Cinema review – poignant, hilarious revival

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Dear Brutus, Southwark Playhouse review - a judicious mix of comedy and sadness

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Saint George and the Dragon, National Theatre review – a modern folk tale in the Olivier

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Nikki Amuka-Bird interview: 'There’s huge enthusiasm among actors of colour'

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The Mentor, Vaudeville Theatre review - having fun with artistic integrity

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Life of Galileo, Young Vic review - shared-experience Brecht is powerful, timely

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The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, Theatre Royal Haymarket review - 'Damian Lewis devastates'

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Anna Maxwell Martin: 'I like playing baddies' - interview

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Harold Pinter Theatre

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LFF 2018: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs review - Wild West ta...

The “portmanteau” form of film-making is almost guaranteed to deliver patchy results, and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coen brothers...

There She Goes, BBC Four review - mining disability for fami...

What do you do after playing Doctor Who, the dream dad of the nation, quirky and compassionate, the adult who every child knows will be...

CD: Yoko Ono - Warzone

There is no doubt that the hippies of the late Sixties and early...

Informer, BBC One review - keeping tabs on terror

Thanks heavens not all police officers spend their time trying to find “hate crime” on Twitter, or not going to the assistance of colleagues in...

Barneys, Books and Bust Ups, BBC Four review - the Booker Pr...

You had to keep your eyes skinned. Was that Iris Murdoch or AS Byatt, Kingsley Amis or John Banville, Margaret Atwood or Val McDermid – maybe,...

DVD/Blu-ray: The Comfort of Strangers

“There’s a lot of weirdness I didn’t want explained,”...

The Inheritance, Noël Coward Theatre review - tangled knot o...

Its roots are in an emotional truth: Matthew Lopez saw the film, then read the book, of Howards End when he was 15 and 11 years later...

Hallé, Gardner, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review – drama...

Edward Gardner was back amongst friends when he opened the Hallé’s Thursday series concerts. This was the place where he made his mark, as the...