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Rachel Halliburton

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Articles By Rachel Halliburton

Mr and Mrs Nobody, Jermyn Street Theatre review – as comfortable as afternoon tea with jam puffs

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Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare's Globe review - unsatisfactory mix of clumsy and edgy

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Bach & Sons, Bridge Theatre review - humorous and deeply intelligent

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The Death of a Black Man, Hampstead Theatre review - blistering theatre with an unflinching vision

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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's Globe review - a blast of colour from our post-vaccine future

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Money, Southwark Playhouse online review - ethical dilemmas for the Zoom generation

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Dream, RSC online review - gaming version unleashes revolutionary potential

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The Color Purple - at Home, Curve online review – life-affirming musical retelling of Alice Walker's novel

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All On Her Own, Stream.Theatre online review - a vivid monologue on bereavement

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Nine Lessons and Carols, Almeida Theatre review – spiky portrayal of a world turned upside down

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The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Bristol Old Vic/Kneehigh/Wise Children online review – ravishing vision of Chagall's early life

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The Great Gatsby, Immersive London review – a warm and electric tribute to the book

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The Outside Dog & The Hand of God, Bridge Theatre review - gems of frustration and disquiet

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Beat the Devil, Bridge Theatre review – Ralph Fiennes delivers an arresting account of Covid-19

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Amadeus, National Theatre at Home review – wild dance at the edges of sanity

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The Deep Blue Sea, National Theatre at Home review - hauntingly elegiac portrayal of Rattigan's world

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