mon 25/01/2021

Veronica Lee

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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

Jack Dee, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage review - now he really is a grumpy old man

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Jonathan Pie, Eventim Apollo review - spoof reporter in coruscating form

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Lou Sanders, Soho Theatre review - feminism and dodgy massages

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God's Dice, Soho Theatre review - overlong and overblown

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

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

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

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