sat 08/08/2020

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

Upstart Crow, BBC Two review - Shakespeare does Dickens in seasonal tale

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Caroline, or Change, Playhouse Theatre review - Sharon D Clarke is superlative

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Mary Poppins Returns review - Emily Blunt makes the role her own

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Aladdin, New Wimbledon Theatre review - enjoyable but underpowered

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Aladdin, Hackney Empire review - Clive Rowe returns as the Dame

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Hari Kondabolu, Soho Theatre review - from politics to papayas

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Matt Forde, Purcell Room review - politics plus deft impressions

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Dick Whittington, Lyric Hammersmith review - big-hearted fun

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Dave Gorman, Royal Festival Hall review - PowerPoint king is back with bite

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Natalie Palamides, Soho Theatre - challenging show about consent

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Peterloo review - Mike Leigh's angry historical drama

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I and You, Hampstead Theatre review - Young Adult drama packs emotional punch

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Ayesha Hazarika, Soho Theatre review - feminism examined

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Ciarán Dowd, Soho Theatre review - terrific spoof swordsman tale

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The Bisexual, Channel 4 review - joyless comedy drama

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Ivo Graham, Soho Theatre review - the perils of growing up

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