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Theatre

Serious, popular art: Peter Shaffer's Five Finger Exercise reviewed

Plus: Clickbait, a new play at Theatre 503 that offers a refreshing take on internet porn

30 January 2016

9:00 AM

30 January 2016

9:00 AM

Five Finger Exercise

Print Room, until 13 February

Clickbait

Theatre 503, until 13 February

A beautiful crumbling theatre in Notting Hill is under threat. The Coronet, which bills itself as the Print Room, faces the menace of renovation. The lovely rambling building has the tumbledown air of an abandoned Romanian palace. The raised stage sits opposite the dress circle of a former cinema and the auditorium, steeply raked, is bounded by a parapet decorated with plaster reliefs of scarred mermaids and broken-winged angels.

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