Women Beware Women
Women Beware Women

Women Beware Women London Reviews and Tickets

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Thomas Middleton's seventeenth century drama about love, desire and tragedy.

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Critic Reviews (8)

Time Out London
March 19th, 2020

Jacobean tragedy meets ‘Dynasty’ in this agreeably fabulous take on Thomas Middleton's gorefest...This is an audacious take on ‘Women Beware Women’, but it loses its nerve at the end...'
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The London Evening Standard
March 3rd, 2020

Unfortunately, Amy Hodge’s Eighties-set revival repeatedly misfires, particularly in the labyrinthine first half. It’s by turns gimmicky, arch and silly...It’s a waste to play the whole thing for laughs.'
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The Guardian (UK)
February 28th, 2020

Thomas Middleton’s play seems perfect for the #MeToo era, but this over-stylised production misses the mark.'
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The Stage (UK)
February 28th, 2020

While the production is not short of over-the-top pleasures, in this condensed version some of the subplots feels truncated and rushed...it seems to run out of steam.'
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The Telegraph (UK)
February 28th, 2020

The final tableau is more farce than horror, as reflects a production that never leaves you feeling as soured as it ought.'
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The Times (UK)
March 2nd, 2020

In our current political moment...this play ought to be right on the money. Such a shame that, in a production lacking focus, precision and potency, none of its sordid cruelties really seem to matter.'
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The Arts Desk
February 28th, 2020

This raunchy, gleefully cynical production takes one of Thomas Middleton’s most famous tragedies and turns it into a Netflix-worthy dark comedy...a tart, wittily toxic two and a half hours.'
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WhatsOnStage
March 4th, 2020

Despite some dramatic moments peeking through, the effect of this stylised production leads to an ending peppered with stifled laughter... This production is most definitely style over substance...'
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