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Mark Lawson



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  1. Boxing clever
  2. Electric Mozart
  3. Silver screened
  4. The light of Caravaggio
  5. Glenda takes the crown
  6. Hallelujah for Dublin
  7. Back to the future
  8. Saving the best for last
  9. Of saints and sinners
  10. New faces and past times
  11. What if?
  12. Colonialism by the book
  13. An uninvited guest
  14. States of the nation
  15. Staged exit
  16. Out of the shadows
  17. Larger than life
  18. Nordic noir in Elsinore
  19. Timely revivals
  20. The text’s the thing
  21. Seventeen going on seventy
  22. An entertaining shotgun marriage
  23. Bearing reality for humankind
  24. Courting controversy
  25. One for all your houses
  26. Cardinal sin
  27. Celestial stars and stripes
  28. Massacre of the innocents
  29. On Song
  30. Noises off: The character tests and plot twists of the General Election campaign
  31. Flat broke
  32. A cut above
  33. Bottom-drawer genius
  34. Time travel
  35. Ireland takes centre stage: two takes on an increasingly important backstory
  36. Generation game
  37. A Royal for Rome? The last Stuart monarch's life unravelled
  38. The parenting trap: divided over the right to multiply
  39. For your delectation: selected dishes on this year’s Edinburgh menu
  40. Two of the best: Lloyd Webber/Rice revivals on song
  41. Faith in Edinburgh
  42. i-Messiah
  43. Hard listening, dark viewing: Eve, Adam and Satan in an earthy Eden
  44. Orton uncensored: first outing for taboo-busting script
  45. Enter stage left: plays about political infighting in Westminster are successful in the West End
  46. Make-up and mend
  47. Neatly pressed
  48. Study in arrogance
  49. Untruth to power
  50. Mock horror: some serious spoofery hits the boards
  51. Mike Bartlett and Elinor Cook create surprising and subtle reimaginations of two classic works
  52. A Kapital new theatre but the Bridge needs to do better than this
  53. Mamet's 1983 play about property sharks retains its economic relevance
  54. Prophet for profit's sake: all change in TV
  55. Timely turnaround: The flip side of sexual harassment
  56. All rise please
  57. Absolute corruption
  58. All that jazz
  59. Stage flight: exciting transfers among the theatrical treats for 2018
  60. The musical Hamilton is giving hype a good name
  61. Mother inferior: How a cult cut through a family
  62. Sixty years young: Harold Pinter’s signature play is still energetic and relevant
  63. Regrettably still relevant: the Simple8 company's inventive retelling of E.M. Forster's A Passage to India
  64. Headline-fresh
  65. Crucial one-two
  66. The power of one
  67. The world seen through Greene eyes
  68. Different worlds: Peter Gill's 'The York Realist'
  69. Gore Vidal's 1960 play about political ambition receives its UK premiere
  70. Less is much more in Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke at the Almeida
  71. Revenge, abduction and questions of identity in Francis Turnly's The Great Wave
  72. Ruthless! The Musical ends with as many corpses on stage as there are in the last scene of Hamlet
  73. How a Second World War meterologist got the weather right for D-Day in June 1944
  74. Hadyn Gwynne is hilariously vain and snobbish in Congreve's The Way of the World at the Donmar
  75. Childless couple create robot teenage son in Royal Court sci-fi drama
  76. Gore galore and a bit of redemption in the RSC's tremendous rival of The Duchess of Malfi
  77. Paradise, brimstone, and plenty in between in the National Theatre's two latest openings
  78. It's the real thing. Or is it? Rajiv Joseph's twisting triptych on truth and lies leaves you wondering
  79. What price forgiveness?
  80. Speaking in tongues
  81. Final job interview from hell: Jordi Galceran's The Grönholm Method
  82. Lia Williams shines at the Donmar as Muriel Spark's Jean Brodie
  83. Treadwell's Machinal and Strindberg's Miss Julie updated for the twenty-first century
  84. Sarah Woodward stars in Cordelia Lynn's after-Armageddon drama at the Royal Court
  85. Chaos of real-life in the Calais 'jungle' brilliantly drilled to the last inch
  86. Poldark star Aidan Turner makes British stage debut in comedy of the Troubles
  87. Mart Crowley's play poses the most difficult question about clerical abuse
  88. The sound of silence: Catherine Jones' The Meeting
  89. Religion, politics and metaphysics play out at the Edinburgh Fringe
  90. All is not as it seems in two new productions at the National
  91. Fun for the groundlings
  92. Sacramental scam
  93. The Lovely Bones on stage eclipses the original novel
  94. Fake news and truth in Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre
  95. The eyes still have it: Hugh Whitemore's 1983 play about spies and surveillance is bang up to date
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