Archive for the 'Nicholas de Jongh' Category

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Wednesday 24 September 2008

Review – Plague Over England by Nicholas de Jongh, Finborough Theatre

Wednesday 5 March 2008

Well, what a disappointment.

Not the play. That was fine.

But the critical reception? Very disappointing. Read the rest of this entry »

In which de Jongh receives support from an unlikely quarter

Monday 18 February 2008

Oliver’s duff media diary in today’s Independent viewspaper “exposes” the propensity of the Evening Standard’s chief critic to nod off during plays: Read the rest of this entry »

Saint Joan – a case of miSTAKEn identity?

Thursday 19 July 2007

The Whingers are rather concerned that an innocent woman may have been needlessly burnt at the stake. Read the rest of this entry »

Two dead white males respond to Mr Hytner

Sunday 20 May 2007

Quite what Mr Hytner (who didn’t come to our party) expected to achieve with his night of the long butterknives, we don’t know. But if he was expecting the dailies to summarily dump their dead white male reviewers and replace them with one-legged, black, working class lesbians from the north of England he is presumably somewhat disappointed. Read the rest of this entry »

Fight! Fight! Hytner takes on the critics

Tuesday 15 May 2007

Hytner lays into the critics and De Jongh fights back. The knives are out. Read the rest of this entry »