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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

Ben Elton, Tunbridge Wells Assembly Hall review - magnificent return to stand-up

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Lenny Henry, Watford Colosseum review - enjoyable evening with genial host

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Hannah Gadsby, Royal Festival Hall review - simply magnificent

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The Watsons, Menier Chocolate Factory review - Laura Wade's inventive new play

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Eddie Izzard, Brighton Dome review - splendidly surreal storytelling

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Ed Byrne, Berry Theatre, Hedge End review - musing on middle-age angst

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Count Arthur Strong, Leeds City Varieties review - stargazing and mangled syntax

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Brydon, Mack and Mitchell, Portsmouth Guildhall review - family-friendly fun

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Sofie Hagen, Soho Theatre review - sex weekend in Swansea, anyone?

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The Capture, BBC One review - gripping drama about the surveillance society

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High Society: Cannabis Café, Channel 4 review - pointless investigation into drug-taking

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Bartholomew Fair, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse review - Jonson's chaotic slice of 17th-century life

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Fleabag, Wyndham's Theatre review - superb swansong for modern classic

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Sink or Swim, Channel 4 review - the Channel awaits for these celebrities

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The Affair series 5, Sky Atlantic review - a new cast member adds intrigue

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Edinburgh Fringe 2019 reviews: Jordan Brookes/ Catherine Cohen

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Moses und Aron, Komische Oper Berlin, OperaVision review – c...

Barrie Kosky’s production of Moses und Aron was staged at the Komische Oper...

Theatre Unlocked 3: Signs of activity after a long siesta

After a weeklong hiatus due to an absence of noteworthy material, this column is back heralding the return, as well, of something resembling live...

An American Pickle review - sweet and sour screwball comedy

Seth Rogen offers up double the laughs by taking on both lead roles in a time-hopping, Rip-Van-Winkle screwball...

The Deceived, Channel 5 review - who's fooling who?

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again, except somebody had renamed it The House at Knockdara. This was the title of the first...

Young Ahmed review - jihadist drama misses the mark

Belgian filmmaking duo the Dardenne Brothers have long been darlings of Cannes Film Festival, winning awards for hardhitting...

Album: Conrad Schnitzler & Frank Bretschneider - Con-Str...

When does the avant-garde become folk? Both of the...

Little Birds, Sky Atlantic review - decadence and intrigue i...

Diarist, novelist and writer of erotica Anaïs Nin lived a brilliantly-...

Hiromi Kawakami: People From My Neighbourhood review - deft...

Deft and funny prose, in a feather-light translation by Ted Goossen, is the signature of...

New Music Unlocked 4: The Streets, heavy metal, punk rock an...

This week would have been peak summer event antics but not in 2020. However, the game is far from up; the punks and the metallers are making a...

The Talk, Channel 4 review - coping with the legacy of racis...

Shall we talk about racism? Currently we seem to be...