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Clive Wood and Eve Best as Antony and Cleopatra in Jonathan Munby's production, playing at Shakespeare's Globe in London from 17 May to 24 August 2014

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Clive Wood and Eve Best tackle two of Shakespeare's leading roles

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It all starts off cosily enough but it isn’t all chips and shop-bought cakes

Eva Noblezada stars as Miss Saigon at the Prince Edward Theatre in London

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While the first half zips along, the second half is emotionally flat

Gary Kemp, Suzie Chard, Mark Arden and Jessie Wallace in 'Fings ain't what they used to be'

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Not a masterpiece but more than a Cockney knees-up

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