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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

Off the Rails review - go for the scenery, not the script

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French Exit review - Michelle Pfeiffer faces mortality

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J'Ouvert, Harold Pinter Theatre review - formless yet fabulous

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Under Milk Wood, National Theatre review - Michael Sheen at his most magnetic

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In the Heights review - to life, Lin-Manuel Miranda-style

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Anne Boleyn, Channel 5 review - whispery and weepy

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Surge review - jittery and joyless

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Trying, Apple TV+ review - the road to parenthood takes a fresh path

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Rare Beasts review - Billie Piper as triple threat

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The Pursuit of Love, BBC One review - extravagantly entertaining

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Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation review - genius dogged by disappointment

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Oscars 2021: Sluggish, yes, but some surprises too

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Sequin in a Blue Room review - soullessness and sex in Sydney

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Six Minutes to Midnight review - Judi Dench retains her dignity

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Moxie review - likeable if confused high school comedy

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To Olivia review - Keeley Hawes rises above brainless biopic

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The Two Character Play, Hampstead Theatre review - tender, p...

It’s the trivia question no one ever thought to ask: where was the only Tennessee Williams play premiered outside America first performed? The...

10 Questions for novelist Mieko Kawakami

Mieko Kawakami sits firmly amongst the Japanese literati for her...

Professor T, ITV review - whimsical tales of boffinly detect...

ITV’s new detective mystery, Professor T, is an...

Album: Willow - Lately I Feel Everything

Willow Smith has done more during her life than the average 20-year-old. The daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, she bounced off her...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Chris Barber - A Trailblazer's Lega...

The book included with this splendid box set dedicated to British jazz innovator Chris Barber includes a series of quotes paying tribute to his...

Off the Rails review - go for the scenery, not the script

Mamma Mia! hovers unhelpfully over every frame of Off the Rails, a road...

Reclaiming Amy, BBC Two review - Winehouse family and friend...

“My worst fear? What am I scared of?” Amy Winehouse ponders. She pauses thoughtfully: “Myself.”

Ten years to the day since she died, ...

Album: Anne-Marie - Therapy

Anne-Marie Nicholson is a hard-working young woman from Essex whose career description is “Global Girl-next-door Pop Star”. She has incrementally...

Le Comte Ory, Garsington Opera review - high musical style a...

Play it straight and you’ll get more laughs: that’s the standard advice on great operatic comedies like the masterpieces of the Gilbert &...