mon 25/01/2021

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

Lockdown Comedy 2: where to get your laughs this week

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In Search of Greatness review - Gabe Polsky's absorbing sports documentary

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Jerry Seinfeld, Netflix review - not bad for a swansong

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Isolation Song Contest review - a fun alternative to Eurovision

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Lockdown Comedy 1: where to get your laughs this week

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After Life series 2, Netflix review - Ricky Gervais's study of bereavement continues

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Aditi Mittal, Soho Theatre On Demand review - cows, mothers and fempowerment

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The Host review - implausible suspense thriller

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Simon Amstell, Netflix review - wisdom and wisecracks

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Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am? review - documentary about Springsteen's saxophonist

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Rachel Fairburn, Go Faster Stripe review - smart and subtle gags

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Lazy Susan, Soho Theatre On Demand review - sketch duo's ingeniously plotted show

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The Steph Show, Channel 4 review - magazine show debuts from host's front room

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Christine and the Queens/Instagram review - musical missives during lockdown

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Michelle Wolf: Joke Show, Netflix review - edgy and original material

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Mister Winner, BBC2 review - gentle comedy about one of life's losers

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