The Welkin, National Theatre

How can we know more about a comet in outer space than we do a woman’s body? So queries Lucy Kirkwood’s superb new history play – a feminist courtroom drama that’s equal parts Twelve Angry MenThe Crucible and The Vagina Monologues, plus a dash of searing, up-to-the-minute political and social commentary.

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BWW Interview: Joe Iconis

The creator of Be More Chill discusses bringing the hit musical to London.

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Rags: The Musical, Park Theatre

“Take our country back!” is the rallying cry of the self-identified “real” Americans gathered to protest the arrival of immigrants. It could be a contemporary Trump rally – or, indeed, the nastier side of current British political discourse – but in fact this scene is from a 1986 musical, set in 1910, from an all-star creative team: book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof), score by Charles Strouse (Annie) and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked). Despite that pedigree, it bombed on Broadway, but this opportune revival, transferred from Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre, gains potency by demonstrating that prejudice has no time limits.

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Les Miserables, Sondheim Theatre

Much of the conversation around the incoming of the revamped Les Misérables production to the West End has revolved around the revolve – or lack thereof. But this slicker touring version (first seen in 2009, for the 25th anniversary) is a beautiful fit for Cameron Mackintosh’s marvellously refurbished Sondheim Theatre, and the show’s indelible score and stirring human drama are, if anything, showcased more strongly than ever.

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‘I’m fighting for gay rights through same-sex ballroom dancing’

The 2020 New Year Honours list included a landmark entry: the first honour for services to same-sex ballroom dancing. Pioneering dancer, DJ, event organiser and campaigner Jacky Logan now has a Medal of the Order of the British Empire – though she’s quick to dedicate it to “the whole community”.

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The best dance shows of 2020

My 2020 preview of dance – from a new version of the Frankenstein myth to a hip-hop theatre take on Sting.

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BWW Interview: Sam Tutty

The actor discusses tackling the lead role in hit musical Dear Evan Hansen.

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Alexander Hamilton

Visiting the great man’s native Nevis is a must for fans of the hit musical.

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25 Theatre Ticket Deals in our Boxing Day Sale

We’re feeling the Christmas cheer, so we wanted to bring you some amazing deals for London’s top shows. All of these productions start at just £20 in our Unbeatable Boxing Day Sale. Great shows at great prices: It’s your ticket to the best of London theatre.

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Endgame leads January’s Top 10 new London shows

From a starry Beckett revival to Tom Stoppard and magical mishaps.

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