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Matt Wolf

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Matt is London theatre critic of The International New York Times (formerly The International Herald Tribune) and London correspondent for the broadway.com website; he spent 21 years as London arts and theatre critic for the Associated Press and over 13 years as Variety's UK drama critic. He has been on the judging panel of the Evening Standard Theatre Awards since 2009.

Articles By Matt Wolf

Wild, Hampstead Theatre online review - timelier than anticipated

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Sondheim at 90: adults will listen

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Love, Love, Love, Lyric Hammersmith review - a stinging revival

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On Blueberry Hill, Trafalgar Studios review - superb acting, specious plot

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Pretty Woman: The Musical, Piccadilly Theatre review - not so pretty, actually

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Be More Chill, The Other Palace review - more exhausting than enlightening

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A Number, Bridge Theatre review - a dream team dazzles anew

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The Visit, National Theatre review - star turn bolsters baggy rewrite

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Leopoldstadt, Wyndham's Theatre review - Stoppard at once personal and accessible

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Oscars 2020: a 'Parasite' love-in caps a night of firsts

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Albion, Almeida Theatre review - more rewarding and resonant than ever

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Plus One review - charm, yes, but irritation too

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The Sunset Limited, Boulevard Theatre review - all talk, no theatre

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You Stupid Darkness!, Southwark Playhouse review - an intriguing muddle

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Best of 2019: Theatre

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Curtains, Wyndham's Theatre review - unexpectedly giddy fun

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The Assistant review - riveting #MeToo drama

Harvey Weinstein is never mentioned in The Assistant, but the former movie mogul and convicted rapist looms large over this savagely...

Lazy Susan, Soho Theatre On Demand review - sketch duo'...

You may have seen Lazy Susan's excellent BBC pilot last year; now a series has been commissioned from Freya Parker and Celeste Dring so we can...

Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema, BBC Four review - the...

Mirrors and windows, looking at ourselves or out into the world, reflecting the culture or making it: compare and contrast. This was the...

Album: Ren Harvieu - Revel In The Drama

Filmic. Lushness balanced with intimacy. Ren Harvieu’s follow-up to 2012’s Top Five Through The Night is crammed with wide-screen aural...

Wild, Hampstead Theatre online review - timelier than antici...

“The whole world is just tilting at the moment,” we’re told near the end of Wild, the Mike Bartlett play from summer 2016 that is...

Four Kids and It review – a family friendly yarn that needs...

With over one hundred books to her name and several hugely popular TV spin-offs, including the Tracy Beaker adventures, Jacqueline Wilson takes a...

'Most significant is the experience of being confronted...

How fast the world can change. What seemed unimaginable just weeks ago, the effective shuttering of our societies, is now a reality in many...

Bacurau review – way-out western

After his two mysterious, tightly-coiled and idiosyncratic first features, Neighbouring Sounds and Aquarius, the...

Album: Purity Ring - Womb

Purity Ring, the Canadian duo, are purveyors of simple yet...