Does Motsi Mabuse get a ten as Strictly Come Dancing’s new judge?

Since Dame Darcey Bussell announced in April that she was hanging up her sparkly Strictly Come Dancing paddle, there’s been feverish speculation about who might replace her.

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The Doctor leads August’s Top 10 new London shows

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Robert Icke’s latest to FleabagEvita and witchy adventures, here are some of this month’s most eye-catching openings. Don’t forget to check back for BroadwayWorld’s reviews, interviews and features!

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10 things to know about Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Ahead of the final live performance of her hit one-woman show Fleabag, find out more about breakout star Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

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The Night of the Iguana, Noel Coward Theatre

In Tahiti in 1940, a penniless Tennessee Williams lay in a hammock beside another writer also despairing of ever finding success, both binge-drinking rum-cocos and welcoming the dramatic storms that temporarily eclipsed their melancholy. To make matters worse, a party of German Nazis was bragging about their success in the war, and Williams’ friend pitched “the long swim to China”.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, London Palladium

Oh Lord! The second Biblical Andrew Lloyd Webber opening of the week (taking his current London production total up to a whopping five from next month) is his early collaboration with Tim Rice, celebrating 50 years since its original concept album, and back home at the Palladium. But a joyfully fresh staging makes this a Joseph for 2019 – and a family-friendly summer hit.

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London’s Best Post-Theatre Places To Eat and Drink

From brasserie grandeur to Chinatown and spectacular South Bank views – all with handy set menus and late openings to suit the post-theatre diner.

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Jesus Christ Superstar, Barbican

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s 1970 musical had a heavenly resurrection at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre three years ago, with an encore run the following summer. It’s soon heading off on a US tour, but first there’s another chance for British audiences to catch this miraculous stripped-down revival at the Barbican.

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BWW Interview: JoAnn M Hunter

The choreographer discusses her work on Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt Live, Vaudeville Theatre

Adam Kay, doctor-turned-comedian and bestselling author, brings his irresistible combination of gross-out hospital tales, humorous songs and passionate advocacy back to the West End, delighting an audience of both medical professionals and keen fans.

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the end of history…, Royal Court

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child‘s creative dream team are reunited for another new venture – although this drama’s family doesn’t come with an in-built, wand-waving fanbase. Instead, this is a personal work from writer Jack Thorne, who based the play’s ideologically committed Sal and David on his own parents.

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