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Rebecca Humphries is dynamite – pity about the play: Blackout Songs, at Hampstead Theatre, reviewed

19 November 2022

9:00 AM

19 November 2022

9:00 AM

Blackout Songs

Hampstead Theatre, until 10 December

From Here to Eternity

Charing Cross Theatre, until 17 December

Viewers watching a good romcom need to fall in love with three things. The boy, the girl and the affair itself. The new Hampstead melodrama, Blackout Songs, scores just one out of three. Rebecca Humphries is adorably chic and sexy as the Soho seductress who drifts from bar to bar, picking up men.

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