sun 29/05/2022

Veronica Lee

Bio
Veronica is an award-winning writer and critic who contributes on theatre and comedy to the Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Observer and London Evening Standard.

Articles By Veronica Lee

Andy Zaltzman, Soho Theatre review - satire on the hoof

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Brandon Wardell, Soho Theatre review - US comic wings it

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Stratagem With Alan Partridge, touring review - he's back as a lifestyle guru

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Barry & Joan review - quirky documentary about two vaudevillians

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Chivalry, Channel 4 review - Steve Coogan and Sarah Solemani's sharp Hollywood satire

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Shaparak Khorsandi, touring review - sex, drugs and rock'n'roll

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The Lost City review - terrific odd-couple comedy

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String v SPITTA, Soho Theatre review - rival children's entertainers battle it out

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Katherine Ryan, London Palladium review - a softer comic emerges

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Catherine Bohart, Soho Theatre review - anatomy of a break-up

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Bloody Difficult Women, Riverside Studios review - political drama

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Sarah Millican, Winter Gardens, Margate review - enjoyable filth

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Marry Me review - Jennifer Lopez vehicle delivers

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Death on the Nile review - Kenneth Branagh flounders again as Poirot

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Matt Forde: The Political Party review - topical stand-up and chat

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Nish Kumar, Soho Theatre review - how a bad gig turned into a terrific show

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Music Reissues Weekly: John Barry - The More Things Change

By 1970, John Barry had composed music for Born Free, The Lion in Winter, Midnight Cowboy, You Only Live Twice...

Elizabeth: A Portrait in Parts review - she is a human being

Roger Michell’s films described a range of Englishness, from Notting Hill’s foppish comedy to acerbically humane Hanif Kureishi scripts...

Girl on an Altar, Kiln Theatre review - machismo, murder and...

Playwrights return to classical myths for two main reasons – to shine a light on how we live today and because they're bloody good yarns.

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First Person: Christina McMaster - seeking musical cures for...

In 2020, during a gentle easing of lockdown restrictions, I was asked to play for the Culture Clinic sessions at Kings Place, a creative...

Album: Yama Warashi - Crispy Moon

Crispy Moon is a musical kaleidoscope encompassing free-jazz skronk,...

Between Two Worlds review - Juliette Binoche, maid in Franc...

For die-hard Juliette Binoche fans – don’t cross us, we get angry – Between Two Worlds is heaven. The...

Samson et Dalila, Royal Opera review - from austerity to exc...

Words and situations are one-dimensional, but the music is chameleonic, if not profound, and crafted with a master’s hand. What to do about ...

Henry VIII, Shakespeare's Globe review - unashamedly vu...

Boris Johnson was of course not the first British leader to engineer a split with Europe for...

Luzzu review - a Maltese fisherman struggles with modernity

In Maltese-American Alex Camilleri’s debut feature, it’s a case of follow the swordfish. This terrifically atmospheric, almost documentary-like...