The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Lyric Hammersmith Theatre)
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The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Lyric Hammersmith Theatre)

The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Lyric Hammersmith Theatre) London Reviews and Tickets

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Rachel O’Riordan's revival of Martin McDonagh's dark comedy about love and a mother's manipulation. 

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Critic Reviews (2)

The Arts Desk
October 18th, 2021

What a fiendishly clever play this is, written when McDonagh was in his mid-twenties. Deliciously unsavoury (and, yes, sometimes violent), it nevertheless hums with weighty literary resonances and moral purpose.
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Time Out London
October 15th, 2021

‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ is a fierce and gloomy work...The power of McDonagh’s play is more in the playful language and stifling atmosphere than the plotting, which is engineered to take us nowhere.
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