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Helen Hawkins

Articles By Helen Hawkins

Blue Lights Series 2, BBC One review - still our best cop show despite a slacker structure

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Banging Denmark, Finborough Theatre review - lively but confusing comedy of modern manners

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Baby Reindeer, Netflix review - a misery memoir disturbingly presented

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The Book of Clarence review - larky jaunt through biblical epic territory

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Player Kings, Noel Coward Theatre review - inventive showcase for a peerless theatrical knight

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Back to Black review - rock biopic with a loving but soft touch

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Gunter, Royal Court review - jolly tale of witchcraft and misogyny

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Ripley, Netflix review - Highsmith's horribly fascinating sociopath adrift in a sea of noir

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MJ the Musical, Prince Edward Theatre review - glitzy jukebox musical with a superb star but a void inside

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Faith Healer, Lyric Hammersmith review - Brian Friel's masterpiece works its magic again

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Drive-Away Dolls review - larky lesbian road movie with some iffy gear changes

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Janey review - fitting punchline for a contentious comedian

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Origin review - bursts of brilliance in an unwieldy frame

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Lisa Frankenstein review - a bitchy trawl through the high-school horror movie back catalogue

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The Human Body, Donmar Warehouse review - Keeley Hawes and Jack Davenport excel in an intriguing staging

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Cable Street, Southwark Playhouse review - engaging new musical in an impressive staging

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