John Clare Theatre

London
Venue name: John Clare Theatre
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Address: Broadway
Peterborough
PE1 1RX
  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Tragedy hangs like smoke over this spectral, startling return to form for Polish-born, British-based writer-director Pawel Pawlikowski. First and foremost, there’s the historical tragedy of The Holocaust which drives the story. But there’s also, i...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    No offence to Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver, the human stars, but there is some brilliant, unforgettable camel-acting in ‘Tracks’. The film is the story of Aussie Robyn Davidson (Wasikowska), who, like a lot of people in their mid-twenties, felt ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    This is a whale of a movie, grotesque and a little bloated but impossible to ignore. Its power and its horrors sneak up on you. It's a contemporary Russian tale, set on the shores of the Barents Sea, about the unholy powers of the state and the ch...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    The English feminist Vera Brittain was only 24 at the end of World War I, but had already lived enough life to fill a memoir, ‘Testament of Youth’ (although it took her close to 17 years to write). The book has now been adapted into a beautifully ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    At its best, this affecting biopic of the cosmos-rattling astrophysicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) smartly avoids schmaltz. Hawking has often seen the dark humour in the disease that began robbing him of his muscular functions as early as h...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Ee, it were tough oop north in t’70s. Get up at crack o’ dawn, work a ten-hour shift down t’fact’ry and all we ’ad to look forward to were massive ’andfuls of amphetamines and night on t’dancefloor at Wigan Casino, ravin’ us tits off to obscure Am...
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