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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

My Mum's a Twat, Royal Court review - Patsy Ferran shines in a solo play that looks back in anger

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Best of 2017: Theatre

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The Grinning Man, Trafalgar Studios review - cool puppets but too convoluted by half

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Belleville, Donmar Warehouse review - prickly and unnerving

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Cell Mates, Hampstead Theatre review - intriguing yet opaque

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Happy End review - grimly compelling but to what end?

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Wonder review - sweet and smart but sometimes also schmaltzy

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Network, National Theatre review - Bryan Cranston’s searing London stage debut

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Howards End, BBC One review - EM Forster adaptation is finding its footing

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Call Me By Your Name review - a star is born in a heartbreaking gay romance

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Loving Vincent review - Van Gogh biopic of sorts lacks language to match its visuals

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Young Frankenstein review - Mel Brooks musical is blissfully bonkers

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The Glass Castle review - Woody steals the film by a wide margin

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Home Again review - Reese Witherspoon romcom is divorced from reality

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Borg/McEnroe review - Wimbledon face-off is entertaining if incomplete

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Victoria and Abdul review - Judi Dench's Queen Victoria retread battles creaky script

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