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Barnum
December 6, 2017

Marcus Brigstocke is bizarrely miscast as the great showman in this Menier Chocolate Factory revival.

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Hamilton: The Ultimate Guide
December 5, 2017

Everything you need to know about the hit musical ahead of its West End opening.

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BWW Interview: Lucie Shorthouse
December 3, 2017

The actress discusses her role in new hit musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.

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Hamilton leads December’s Top 10 new London Shows
November 29, 2017

From a feverishly anticipated musical to sci-fi and Shakespeare.

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BWW Interview: Lizzy Connolly
November 23, 2017

The actress discusses a new stage adaptation of TV classic The Twilight Zone.

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Top Christmas picks for London theatre
November 15, 2017

From panto and family fun to cabaret, dance and musicals.

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BWW Interview: Nicholas Hytner
November 14, 2017

The former Artistic Director of the National Theatre discusses memoir Balancing Acts, and his new Bridge Theatre.

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Network
November 14, 2017

At the National Theatre, Ivo Van Hove and Lee Hall demonstrate that we’re now living Paddy Chayefsky’s dystopia.

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BWW Interview: Josie Walker
November 13, 2017

The actress discusses acclaimed new British musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.

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Glengarry Glen Ross
November 10, 2017

Christian Slater leads a pugilistic and eerily resonant Mamet revival from Sam Yates at Playhouse Theatre.

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Big Fish
November 9, 2017

Andrew Lippa’s musical, revived at The Other Palace with Kelsey Grammar, is an odd mix of magical and mawkish.

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BWW Interview: Daniel Boys and Simon Lipkin
November 6, 2017

The actors discuss the new musical version of family film Nativity!, now touring the UK.

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie leads November’s Top 10 new London shows
November 4, 2017

From a new British musical to starry Mamet and cheeky burlesque.

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The Slaves of Solitude
October 31, 2017

Nicholas Wright’s adaptation of Patrick Hamilton, at Hampstead Theatre, works best when focussed on its unusual heroine.

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Young Marx
October 29, 2017

Richard Bean and Clive Coleman’s fun but surface-level farce doesn’t quite match up to the sumptuous new Bridge Theatre.

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BWW Interview: Fenella Woolgar
October 27, 2017

The actress discusses The Slaves of Solitude, the stage adaptation of Patrick Hamilton’s novel, at Hampstead Theatre.

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An Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth
October 21, 2017

The musical theatre legend puts on a memorable show at the London Palladium.

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BWW Interview: Paula Garfield
October 19, 2017

The artistic director of Deafinitely Theatre on Deaf audiences and artists, Contractions, and 15 years of the company.

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Albion
October 18, 2017

Mike Bartlett’s empathetic Chekhovian state-of-the-nation play at Almeida Theatre is a family drama crackling with humour.

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A Woman of No Importance
October 17, 2017

Dominic Dromgoole’s Oscar Wilde season at Vaudeville Theatre begins with a tonally mixed work, anchored by the incandescent Eve Best.

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Beginning
October 13, 2017

David Eldridge’s real-time, excruciatingly awkward romcom at the National Theatre is a gentle gem of a play.

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BWW Interview: Emma Fielding
October 12, 2017

The actress discusses Dominic Dromgoole’s production of Oscar Wilde’s A Woman of No Importance at Vaudeville Theatre.

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Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
October 10, 2017

Elliott & Harper Productions’ premiere Simon Stephens work at Wyndham’s Theatre is is an odd West End fit.

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BWW Interview: Susan Stroman
October 6, 2017

The director and choreographer discusses bringing musical Young Frankenstein to London.

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Labour of Love
October 4, 2017

At Noel Coward Theatre, James Graham entertainingly mines Labour’s history via one MP and his constituency agent.

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Jane Eyre
September 29, 2017

Sally Cookson’s fervently theatrical reimagining of Charlotte Brontë’s novel returns to the National Theatre with a new cast.

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Labour of Love leads October’s Top 10 new London shows
September 28, 2017

From James Graham’s political drama to immersive Agatha Christie and the unveiling of a new venue.

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BWW Interview: Sally Cookson
September 24, 2017

The director discusses her adaptation of Jane Eyre, which is returning to the National Theatre.

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Wings
September 20, 2017

Juliet Stevenson magnetically plays the former pilot and stroke sufferer in Arthur Kopit’s immersive work at the Young Vic.

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Oslo
September 18, 2017

JT Rogers’ Tony-winning play turns stranger-than-fiction history into a witty, gripping thriller at the National Theatre.

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Five Guys Named Moe
September 15, 2017

Clarke Peters’ tribute to Louis Jordan is dramatically slight, but a toe-tappin’ good time at Marble Arch Theatre.

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BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth
September 13, 2017

The actress discusses Wicked, her latest album and her upcoming London Palladium show.

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BWW Interview: Ben Lewis
September 11, 2017

The actor discusses taking over the lead in the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera.

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Follies
September 8, 2017

Dominic Cooke’s National Theatre production proves Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s musical is thrillingly vital.

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BWW Interview: Ria Jones
September 8, 2017

The actress and singer on playing Norma Desmond in the Sunset Boulevard UK tour.

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Follies leads September’s Top 10 new London shows
August 31, 2017

From starry Sondheim to political plays and the return of Florian Zeller.

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BWW Interview: Carley Stenson
August 30, 2017

The actress discusses playing Fantine in the West End production of Les Miserables.

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Against
August 19, 2017

Christopher Shinn’s topical play, starring Ben Whishaw, examines the root of violence, but is too unfocussed.

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BWW Interview: Stars of The Band
August 7, 2017

AJ Bentley, Nick Carsberg, Yazdan Qafouri Isfahani, Curtis T Johns and Sario Watanabe-Soloman, who won TV talent show Let It Shine, discuss new Take That musical The Band.

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Apologia
August 3, 2017

Alexi Kaye Campbell’s family drama has been overtaken by events, but Stockard Channing leads a strong cast at Trafalgar Studios.

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Apologia leads August’s Top 10 new London shows
August 2, 2017

From a starry drama to musical revivals and family-friendly fun.

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Road
July 31, 2017

John Tiffany’s Royal Court revival of Jim Cartwright is initially stodgy, but has an accumulative force.

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BWW Interview: Emma Hatton
July 30, 2017

The actress discusses her starring roles in Wicked and Evita.

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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole…
July 27, 2017

Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary’s musical version of Sue Townsend’s beloved books, now at Menier Chocolate Factory, goes too broad but has homegrown charm.

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Girl from the North Country
July 27, 2017

Conor McPherson meets Bob Dylan to extraordinary effect in this new ‘play with songs’ at the Old Vic.

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Mosquitoes
July 26, 2017

Lucy Kirkwood’s mighty new National Theatre play tackle faith, science and the complex bonds of family.

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BWW Interview: Mark Quartley
July 24, 2017

The actor talks motion capture in the RSC’s The Tempest.

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BWW Interview: Freema Agyeman
July 20, 2017

The actress talks Doctor WhoSense8 and making her West End debut in Apologia.

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BWW Interview: Bronagh Gallagher
July 18, 2017

The actress and musician talks Conor McPherson’s new Bob Dylan-infused play Girl from the North Country.

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BWW Interview: Anthony Van Laast
July 18, 2017

The choreographer talks Beauty and the Beast.

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Touch
July 14, 2017

Vicky Jones’s new play for DryWrite at Soho Theatre is a muddled but engaging gender thesis statement.

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BWW Interview: Charlotte Wakefield
July 14, 2017

The actress talks the new UK tour of Gershwin musical Crazy for You.

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Queen Anne
July 11, 2017

Helen Edmundson’s RSC play, now at Theatre Royal Haymarket, is rich history with contemporary bite.

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BWW Interview: Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary
July 10, 2017

The musical theatre writing partnership talk The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ at Menier Chocolate Factory.

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All Change Please
July 10, 2017

Lucy Kerbel eminently practical book provides the tools to spot, understand and combat gender imbalance in theatre.

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The Tempest
July 7, 2017

This RSC production at the Barbican utilises motion-capture technology, but Simon Russell Beale is the real wonder.

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The Mentor
July 5, 2017

The latest European import via Bath is Daniel Kehlmann’s literary trifle, lent heft by the great F. Murray Abraham.

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof leads July’s Top 10 new London shows
June 30, 2017

From Tennessee Williams and Bob Dylan to royal politics and Adrian Mole.

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Ink
June 28, 2017

James Graham’s rich new play at Almeida Theatre tackles the birth of The Sun and the way we tell our national story.

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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
June 27, 2017

Audra McDonald slips into the skin of jazz icon Billie Holiday at Wyndham’s Theatre, but Lanie Robertson’s play is inelegant.

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BWW Interview: Ashley Gilmour
June 23, 2017

The actor talks the new UK tour of Miss Saigon.

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Gloria
June 22, 2017

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s nightmarish satire of journalism provides a modern horror story at Hampstead Theatre.

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BWW Interview: Sisters Grimm
June 20, 2017

Composer Ella Spira and choreographer Pietra Mello-Pittman on new dance musical Voices of the Amazon.

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BWW Interview: Jon Brittain
June 20, 2017

The playwright on the West End return of Rotterdam.

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BWW Interview: Sara Poyzer
June 20, 2017

The West End’s new Donna talks Mamma Mia!

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Hamlet
June 16, 2017

Robert Icke’s thoughtfully contemporary take, starring Andrew Scott, deservedly transfers to Harold Pinter Theatre.

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BWW Interview: Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington
June 15, 2017

The stars of Jim Steinman’s musical Bat Out of Hell on landing the leads and working with Meat Loaf.

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BWW Interview: Killian Donnelly
June 12, 2017

The actor discusses playing Jean Valjean in the West End production of Les Miserables.

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Anatomy of a Suicide
June 12, 2017

Katie Mitchell’s precise Royal Court production brilliantly serves Alice Birch’s harrowing play about generational suicide.

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The Political is Personal: The Great Comet and Sweat
June 10, 2017

Two outstanding Broadway shows demonstrate a theatrical region charged by provocative, resonant commentary.

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Annie
June 8, 2017

Miranda Hart is unconvincing as the dastardly Miss Hannigan in this throwback revival at Piccadilly Theatre.

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BWW Interview: Simon Lipkin
June 8, 2017

The actor discusses playing Ratty in the new musical version of The Wind in the Willows.

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Common
June 7, 2017

DC Moore’s sprawling history play at the National Theatre doesn’t lack for ambition, but is wilfully bewildering.

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BWW Interview: Gary Trainor
June 5, 2017

The actor discusses leading West End musical School of Rock.

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BWW Interview: Janique Charles
May 25, 2017

The actress discusses swapping Trinidad and Tobago for the UK, and joining the West End cast of The Lion King.

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Annie leads June’s Top 10 new London shows
May 22, 2017

From a classic musical and acclaimed Shakespeare to buzzy history plays.

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BWW Interview: Alex Bourne
May 22, 2017

The actor discusses his role in the West End revival of classic musical Annie.

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BWW Interview: Drew McOnie
May 19, 2017

The director/choreographer on reviving On the Town at Regent’s Park Open Air.

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BWW Interview: Edward Fox
May 16, 2017

The actor talks John Betjeman play Sand in the Sandwiches.

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BWW Interview: Matthew Croke
May 16, 2017

The actor on becoming the new West End Aladdin.

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Salome
May 10, 2017

Yael Farber’s feminist interpretation of the Biblical story at the National Theatre is lost in a storm of overblown symbolism.

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Angels in America
May 5, 2017

Marianne Elliott’s landmark revival of Tony Kushner at the National Theatre is epic in every sense of the word.

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Woyzeck leads May’s Top 10 new London shows
May 2, 2017

From new takes on Brecht and Büchner to Jez Butterworth’s latest and a classic musical.

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BWW Interview: Dawn Sievewright
April 30, 2017

The actress discusses the West End transfer of hit show Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour.

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Obsession
April 26, 2017

Ivo van Hove’s take on Visconti, led by Jude Law at the Barbican, is too cool and abstract.

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BWW Interview: Carrie Hope Fletcher 
April 25, 2017

The actress talks playing Wednesday Addams in a new UK tour of The Addams Family musical.

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The Philanthropist
April 21, 2017

Simon Callow’s revival of Christopher Hampton’s play casts bright young things – with decidedly mixed results.

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BWW Interview: Kirsty Bushell
April 19, 2017

The actress discusses playing Juliet in Daniel Kramer’s production at Shakespeare’s Globe.

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Audra McDonald
April 14, 2017

The reigning Queen of Broadway offers a veritable masterclass in cabaret at Leicester Square Theatre.

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The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
April 6, 2017

Another Albee revival, at Theatre Royal Haymarket, compares unfavourably with its more powerful neighbour.

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Angels in America leads April’s Top 10 new London shows
April 5, 2017

From a mammoth Tony Kushner revival to an unusual Romeo and Juliet and tap-happy musical.

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Consent
April 5, 2017

Nina Raine superbly demonstrates truth’s slipperiness at National Theatre via the legal system and interlinked relationships.

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42nd Street
April 4, 2017

This escapist delight at Theatre Royal Drury Lane boasts one of the fullest and slickest ensembles in the West End.

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Posh
April 4, 2017

Cressida Carre’s all-female version of Laura Wade’s play at Pleasance Theatre is an interesting idea, but too scattershot.

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BWW Interview: Simon Russell Beale
April 3, 2017

The actor discusses his passion for classical music and City of London Sinfonia’s Closer: A Soldier’s Tale.

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BWW Interview: Rajiv Joseph
March 31, 2017

The playwright discusses the UK premiere of Guards at the Taj at the Bush Theatre.

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Don Juan in Soho
March 30, 2017

David Tennant plays the titular seducer in Patrick Marber’s vigorous but ultimately tame revival of his own work at Wyndham’s Theatre

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BWW Interview: David Hunter
March 30, 2017

The actor and musician discusses his starring role in West End musical Kinky Boots.

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The Kid Stays in the Picture
March 24, 2017

Simon McBurney rivetingly evokes old Hollywood’s seedy underbelly in his ingenious telling of Robert Evans’ story at the Royal Court.

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BWW Interview: Michael Blakemore
March 23, 2017

The director discusses musical The Life, making its long-awaited London debut, and his stellar career.

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An American in Paris
March 21, 2017

Christopher Wheeldon’s dance-led Gershwin musical, now at Dominion Theatre, is simply ‘s wonderful.

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Love in Idleness
March 21, 2017

Tom Stoppard’s synthesises two versions of a Rattigan play at Menier Chocolate Factory, to intriguing and largely successful effect.

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BWW Interview: Archie Madekwe
March 20, 2017

The actor discusses his role in the West End revival of Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?.

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BWW Interview: Tom Lister
March 17, 2017

The actor discusses his part in the West End revival of 42nd Street.

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Stepping Out
March 15, 2017

Richard Harris’s 1984 comedy, revived with a starry ensemble at Vaudeville Theatre, is big-hearted but sketchy.

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BWW Interview: Madani Younis
March 15, 2017

The Bush Theatre’s Artistic Director discusses its redevelopment and future plans.

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BWW Interview: Hadley Fraser
March 13, 2017

The actor and singer discusses his Bill Evans/Tony Bennett show with Will Butterworth at Live at Zedel.

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My Country; a work in progress
March 12, 2017

The National’s Brexit response, collated by Rufus Norris and Carol Ann Duffy, is well-intentioned but lacks urgency.

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Who Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
March 10, 2017

James Macdonald’s taut Albee revival at Harold Pinter Theatre, starring Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill, is extraordinary.

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
March 9, 2017

Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire lead a winning revival of Stoppard’s enduring masterpiece.

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BWW Interview: Anthony Head
March 8, 2017

The actor talks BuffyMerlin and Rattigan’s Love in Idleness at Menier Chocolate Factory.

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BWW Interview: Rachel Tucker
March 7, 2017

The actress and singer discusses her first solo tour.

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BWW Interview: Laura Pitt-Pulford
March 7, 2017

The actress discusses playing Nell Gwynn in a new UK tour.

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Ugly Lies the Bone
March 2, 2017

Lindsey Ferrentino’s play covers women in combat, VR therapy and economic depression in messy but heartfelt fashion.

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead leads March’s top 10 new London shows
March 2, 2017

From starry Stoppard and Marber revivals to toe-tapping musicals and Elena Ferrante on stage.

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Speech & Debate
February 27, 2017

Stephen Karam’s portrait of adolescence, at Trafalgar Studios, is disjointed but engaging, with a standout turn from Patsy Ferran.

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Twelfth Night
February 23, 2017

Simon Godwin’s gender-bending revival at the National, featuring Tamsin Grieg as Malvolia, is thoroughly entertaining.

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The Girls
February 22, 2017

Tim Firth and Gary Barlow’s musical take on the Calendar Girls, now at Phoenix Theatre is likeable but plays safe.

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BWW Interview: Kate Fleetwood
February 22, 2017

The actress discusses her role in Ugly Lies the Bone, now playing at the National Theatre.

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BWW Interview: Amy Morgan
February 15, 2017

The actress discusses her role in Tom Stoppard’s Travesties.

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BWW Interview: Joe Aaron Reid
February 14, 2017

The American actor talks In the Heights and Dreamgirls in London.

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BWW Interview: Vicky McClure
February 13, 2017

The actress talks This Is EnglandLine of Duty and making her professional stage debut in Touched at Nottingham Playhouse.

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BWW Interview: Conleth Hill
February 13, 2017

The Game of Thrones star discusses the latest West End revival Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

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BWW Interview: Don Gallagher
February 10, 2017

The actor talks playing the nefarious Jafar in the West End’s Aladdin.

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February 9, 2017

The actor discusses taking on the iconic role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.

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February 8, 2017

Theo James proves a thrilling stage performer in this otherwise limp play at Hampstead Theatre.

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February 8, 2017

The singer talks X Factor, musical theatre and his new Zedel cabaret show.

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February 7, 2017

The actor discusses joining Mischief Theatre hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery.

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February 5, 2017

The actress and singer discusses her role in The White Devil at Shakespeare’s Globe.

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February 3, 2017

Wonders rub shoulders with bruising truths in John Tiffany’s revival, now playing at Duke of York’s Theatre.

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February 3, 2017

Lucy Jane Parkinson, Mark Thomas and Hijinx Theatre’s Ben Pettitt-Wade discuss the UK City of Culture’s transformative local festival.

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February 2, 2017

The actor discusses Joe Hill-Gibbins’ new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Young Vic.

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February 1, 2017

The actor discusses his role in John Tiffany’s revival of The Glass Menagerie.

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February 1, 2017

From a major Albee revival to starry Shakespeare and a steamy musical.

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January 26, 2017

The actor discusses his role in hit West End musical Half a Sixpence.

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January 24, 2017

The actress talks The Wild Party, the opening musical of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Other Palace.

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January 20, 2017

The actress discusses her role in Tim Firth and Gary Barlow’s new musical The Girls.

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December 22, 2016

From a visionary Tennessee Williams revival to Wayne McGregor and a Dahl musical adaptation.

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December 8, 2016

Harriet Walter’s book is both invaluable actor’s tool and battle cry for us all to demand better.

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December 8, 2016

Festive revelry and quiet melancholy in an irresistible Menier Chocolate Factory musical revival.

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December 2, 2016

Scott Elliott’s revival of Sam Shepard’s play at Trafalgar Studios is too reverent, but boasts a superbly nuanced performance from Ed Harris.

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December 2, 2016

The actress talks playing gun-totin’ Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun.

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November 30, 2016

The actress discusses her role in Hackney Empire’s Sleeping Beauty.

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November 29, 2016

From a big musical revival to starry panto, Ibsen and Matthew Bourne’s latest.

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November 29, 2016

The actress discusses her roles in the RSC’s Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing.

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November 25, 2016

The actor discusses his role in musical She Loves Me at Menier Chocolate Factory.

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November 23, 2016

Phyllida Lloyd’s triumphant all-female trilogy at King’s Cross Theatre is a wide-ranging portrait of humanity.

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November 18, 2016

A joyfully reborn musical, set to be a flash bang wallop hit, makes a star of Charlie Stemp.

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November 17, 2016

The singer and actor on The Little Matchgirl and Other Happier Tales at Shakespeare’s Globe.

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November 17, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest is irresistibly entertaining thanks to its talented young rockers.

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November 16, 2016

The actor talks working with Ed Harris on Sam Shepard’s Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios.

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November 15, 2016

The composer discusses mixing classical and popular music, and the New York debut of his Eternal Light: A Requiem.

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November 14, 2016

The lighting designer talks dance, multimedia and expressing ideas.

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November 8, 2016

Like David Bowie himself, this fascinatingly strange art house musical – now at King’s Cross Theatre – defies definition.

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November 8, 2016

The homegrown musical, a soaring celebration of storytelling, is still dynamic family fun.

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November 3, 2016

From the late great David Bowie’s musical to Glenda Jackson’s Lear and Mark Rylance’s return.

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October 31, 2016

Tony Kushner’s latest at Hampstead Theatre is weighed down by seminar-like discussions.

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2eb87b8aa-da0a-838d-cb5919b618894deaBWW Interview: Clive Francis
October 31, 2016

The actor discusses the West End revival of An Inspector Calls.

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October 28, 2016

The actor and astrologer talks Strictly and new show The Golden Age of Dance.

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October 27, 2016

Michael Longhurst’s revival of Peter Shaffer’s seminal work at the National Theatre is note-perfect.

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October 24, 2016

The actress discusses playing the title role in Cymbeline for the RSC.

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October 22, 2016

The star of School of Rock discusses his role ahead of the UK premiere.

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October 21, 2016

The actress and singer discusses playing Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music.

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howard-brentonBWW Interview: Howard Brenton
October 20, 2016

The playwright discusses the revival of his politically charged play Magnificence.

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2d0b6eb19-dcd4-e3d3-31d6ad7f367ef5f6A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer
October 20, 2016

Bryony Kimmings and Brian Lobel’s new take on the musical at National Theatre is bold but uneven.

Read my full review here

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27b1c3cda-f705-3ed8-68fb179fbbbe8574BWW Interview: Jonah Hauer-King
October 20, 2016

The actor discusses his role in The Entertainer and the experience of working with Kenneth Branagh.

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October 19, 2016

The actress and singer on X Factor and starring in the 20th-anniversary revival of Rent.

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October 18, 2016

The actor on starring in Phantom of the Opera during its 30th anniversary.

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October 18, 2016

David Hare’s new thriller adaptation, directed by Robert Icke at the National, is stylish but chilly.

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October 17, 2016

Ella Hickson’s ambitious piece at the Almeida is rich and absorbing.

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drew-gabriel-mokake-2aBWW Interview: Drew McOnie
October 16, 2016

The choreographer discusses his highly anticipated stage production of Strictly Ballroom.

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October 15, 2016

Kemp Powers tackles race relations via a fascinating historical meeting at Donmar Warehouse.

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October 14, 2016

The actor on the Miss Saigon 25th anniversary broadcast.

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280300ba0-9eee-e5a3-612fc7dc46bb1334BWW Interview: Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt-Pulford
October 14, 2016

The actresses on playing conjoined twins in musical Side Show.

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October 13, 2016

The actor talks new musical The Wind in the Willows.

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October 7, 2016

The actor talks Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love and reuniting with his Ripper Street co-star.

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20c5ceb6d-9328-7a8a-bd482007b547a700BWW Interview: Ophelia Lovibond
October 7, 2016

The actress discusses playing 17th-century actress Elizabeth Barry in The Libertine.

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2e2d04183-eb95-4dfd-c4cf1308223edd6dBWW Interview: Adam Gillen
October 6, 2016

The actor discusses playing Mozart in the National Theatre’s revival of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus.

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October 5, 2016

If a tad contrived, Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking play, revived at Park Theatre, is still highly effective.

Read my full review here

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October 5, 2016

Tom Hollander leads a dazzling Stoppard revival at Menier Chocolate Factory.

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harriet-thorpe-and-ken-stott-in-the-dresser-credit-hugo-glendinningBWW Interview: Harriet Thorpe
October 3, 2016

The actress discusses her role in The Dresser, and why it’s such quintessential British theatre.

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lucian-msamatiAmadeus Leads October’s Top 10 New London Shows
October 1, 2016

From Shaffer and Stoppard revivals to new musicals and Tony Kushner’s latest.

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September 30, 2016

Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace’s final show, now at Phoenix Theatre, should delight Strictly fans.

Read my full review here

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2ab00b0fa-ee14-e1d1-f92e7e6e69437d3bBWW Interview: Leah Harvey
September 30, 2016

The actress discusses joining the all-female company of Phyllida Lloyd’s Shakespeare Trilogy.

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September 30, 2016

The ventriloquist discusses her new audience-participation show, In Your Face.

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September 29, 2016

The National Theatre’s Head of Digital Development talks VR, 360 film and new ways to tell stories.

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September 29, 2016

The actor and director discusses reviving a Steven Berkoff double bill at Trafalgar Studios.

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September 28, 2016

The creators and current and past stars on the show’s enduring appeal and movie plans.

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2086ceeb5-f63d-a827-f86ea92706999cb2BWW Interview: Ian Hallard
September 27, 2016

The actor discusses working with husband Mark Gatiss on the revival of The Boys in the Band at Park Theatre.

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damiam-buhagiar-headshotBWW Interview: Damian Buhagiar
September 27, 2016

The actor on meeting Lin-Manuel Miranda and returning to hit musical In the Heights.

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September 26, 2016

Matthew Dunster’s bold, urban revamp of Cymbeline rocks the Globe.

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September 23, 2016

Suzan-Lori Parks’s play cycle at the Royal Court unspools unhurriedly and mesmerisingly.

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ghost-the-musical-uk-tour-optimised-sarah-harding-as-molly-and-andrew-moss-as-saBWW Interview: Andy Moss
September 23, 2016

The actor talks touring, social media backlash and Ghost The Musical.

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lyric-artistic-director-sean-holmes-photo-by-joe-dilworthBWW Interview: Sean Holmes
September 23, 2016

The Artistic Director of the Lyric Hammersmith talks reviving Mark Ravenhill’s Shopping and F***ing.

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wicked-london_oliver-savile_sept15_4048_rt_photo-by-matt-crockettBWW Interview: Oliver Savile
September 20, 2016

The actor on playing Fiyero drawing Wicked‘s 10th anniversary.

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thumb_galaNational Youth Theatre’s 60th Celebration
September 19, 2016

Starry alumni, sharp satire and hope for the future.

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hope-davisBWW Interview: Hope Davis
September 19, 2016

The American actress talks thrillers, escaping to London and David Hare’s The Red Barn.

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September 16, 2016

The actresses teases this year’s West End Bares.

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September 15, 2016

The dancer talks Strictly, choreographing and new tour Keep Dancing.

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2c5693481-ddcd-1b7c-c53caec66ae90328BWW Interview: Hayley Tamaddon
September 15, 2016

The actress discusses taking on the iconic role of Roxie Hart in the UK tour of Chicago.

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September 14, 2016

Nathaniel Martello-White’s intricate new play at the Royal Court is compelling, but needs more breathing space.

Read my full review here

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September 13, 2016

In the latest in our series, the lighting designer talks risks, sexism and having opinions.

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geordie-and-scottBWW Interview: Scott Graham and Geordie Brookman
September 12, 2016

The Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company heads, co-directors of Things I Know To Be True, discuss collaborating on a unique project.

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christa-holka-brianlobel-19oct15-0232BWW Interview: Brian Lobel
September 12, 2016

The performance artist talks the music of illness and developing A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer.

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September 10, 2016

Beth Steel returns to Hampstead Theatre with a schematic but blazing indictment of Wall Street’s toxic culture.

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September 9, 2016

Colin Teevan’s adaptation of a book charting the downfall of Haile Selassie creates an extraordinary showcase for Kathryn Hunter at the Young Vic.

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September 7, 2016

The actor and filmmaker on diversity, classical drama and joining the RSC’s new season.

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September 7, 2016

From The History Boys and Another Country to Teechers.

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September 5, 2016

The latest addition to The Phantom of the Opera discussing joining an iconic show.

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September 3, 2016

Alice Birch’s bold, blackly funny, uncompromising battle cry of a play visits Shoreditch Town Hall.

Read my full review here

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September 2, 2016

Dave Hanson’s affectionate absurdist parody at St James Theatre is winkingly meta, but – perhaps appropriately – lacks purpose.

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28CA3AD84-BFF2-8C9F-2C99B1882D11617ANo Man’s Land Leads September’s Top 10 New London Shows
August 30, 2016

From two theatrical titans taking on Pinter to the RSC in London and an unusual dining experience.

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August 31, 2016

Branagh channels Olivier again to close out his Garrick residency, but his polished Archie Rice lacks desperation.

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August 30, 2016

Ahead of The Entertainer‘s opening at the Garrick, relive five of Kenneth Branagh’s great performances.

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2C28BA7BA-BD95-5CAA-5E249E8EC841CBFDLET THERE BE LIGHT: Neil Austin
August 28, 2016

The lighting designer talks collaboration, storytelling and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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2D722A625-A7DE-7632-CFCB242A26B9B055BWW Interview: Lauren Samuels
August 27, 2016

The actress talks sisterhood, sexual liberation and new musical Vanities.

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August 24, 2016

Adam Brace provides a witty, educational but overstuffed primer on the Congo and liberal guilt at the Almeida.

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August 23, 2016

The producer on sampling worm salt and creating new immersive dining experience Dinner at the Twits.

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2FBBBFCA1-FA5D-F10A-BC39DEA7255A0E8EBWW Interview: Ryan Molloy
August 22, 2016

The actor and musician talks karting with Simon Cowell, Amy Winehouse and new rock musical 27.

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August 19, 2016

The director discusses her production of Doctor Faustus for the RSC, coming to the Barbican this autumn.

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August 18, 2016

The West End leading lady discusses her role in new musical Murder Ballad.

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August 17, 2016

It’s deja vu all over again in this creative triumph from the Matilda team, premiering at the Old Vic.

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August 17, 2016

From Once and Spamalot to The Producersand Hairspray, 10 of the best medium-jumpers.

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Beverley KnightBWW Interview: Beverley Knight
August 17, 2016

The soul singer-turned-West End star on returning to the role of Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard.

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August 12, 2016

The Harry Potter actors talks intimacy, sex and new play Unfaithful.

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James FarncombeLET THERE BE LIGHT: James Farncombe
August 11, 2016

In the first of a new series, lighting designer talks opera, LED and experimentation.

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l-r Caroline Deyga (Chell), Kirsty MacLaren (Manda), Melissa Allan (Orla), Frances Mayli McCann (Kylah), Dawn Sievewright (Fionnula), Karen Fishwick (Kay). Photo by Manuel HarlanOur Ladies of Perpetual Succour
August 11, 2016

Choirgirls break bad in Lee Hall’s irresistible musical adaptation, now playing at the National Theatre.

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August 8, 2016

The actor discusses playing Winston Smith in the new West End run of 1984.

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August 5, 2016

Billie Piper gives a shattering performance in Simon Stone’s updating of Lorca at the Young Vic.

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August 3, 2016

The new lead of a UK touring production of Dirty Dancing discusses inhabiting the iconic role of Johnny Castle.

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2. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, photo credit Manuel HarlanHarry Potter and the Cursed Child
July 27, 2016

The most anticipated show of the year is a thrilling love letter to JK Rowling’s world and to theatre itself.

Read my full review here

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mat-1280x800Top 10 London Family Shows
July 26, 2016

From Matilda and The Secret Garden to Bugsy Malone and Horrible Histories.

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July 25, 2016

From Tim Minchin’s latest musical adaptation and Shakespeare in a department store to a highly anticipated Branagh performance.

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July 25, 2016

The director discusses his revival of Allegro at Southwark Playhouse and new artistic director role at Charing Cross Theatre.

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July 22, 2016

Beverley Knight returns to the gleefully bombastic musical at Dominion Theatre.

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24B9013AA-C19E-948F-27905491360C5D32BWW Interview: Obioma Ugoala
July 20, 2016

The actor discusses joining the cast of Motown the Musical.

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July 20, 2016

From War Horse and Les Mis to Jane Eyre and 1984, 10 of the best theatrical translations.

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2C6B9A129-ED6A-5281-3EA0DB779E08ED0BBWW Interview: Jon Brittain
July 19, 2016

The playwright discusses the West End transfer of his trans play Rotterdam.

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2CBFCCE7F-A584-188C-06F150DC8E0F825BBWW Interview: Phyllis Logan
July 18, 2016

The actress talks Downton Abbey and her return to the stage in a UK tour of Noel Coward’s Present Laughter.

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Declan Bennett as Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Hugo Glendinning, Artwork by Feast CreativeBWW Interview: Declan Bennett 
July 14, 2016

The actor-musician discusses the new gig-like Regent’s Park Open Air production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

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July 12, 2016

Fiasco Theater’s stripped-back production at Menier Chocolate Factory is enchanting and achingly relatable.

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July 12, 2016

The alt-cabaret star teases her UK debut at Soho Theatre.

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July 11, 2016

The composer discusses The Stripper ahead of a St James revival, as well as previous Richard O’Brien collaboration Rocky Horror.

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July 7, 2016

Thirteen Syrian refugees tell their stories, filtered through The Trojan Women, in a powerful Young Vic production.

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July 7, 2016

The National Theatre’s revival, timed to coincide with the publication of the Chilcot Report, is timely, gripping and vital.

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July 5, 2016

A new look and lots of great new content.

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July 1, 2016

The playwright discusses overcoming stereotypes in Fury, her modern take on Medea at Soho Theatre.

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June 29, 2016

From a magical mega-hit and musical revivals to plays with social resonance.

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imageTake Five! Spend your tea break with Ralph Fiennes
June 16, 2016

As Richard III opens at the Almeida, relive five of Ralph Fiennes’s great performances.

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June 6, 2016

As Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opens, look back at five outstanding Jamie Parker performances.

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imageRalph Fiennes’s Richard III leads June’s Top 10 new London shows
May 30, 2016

From starry revivals to big musicals and resonant new plays.

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May 2, 2016

From two buzzy Shakespeare productions to satirical opera and dance at the Old Vic.

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xtn-500_zoewanamakerbyhelenmaybanks.jpg.pagespeed.ic.qg9huxAjYWTake Five! Spend your tea break with Zoe Wanamaker
April 28, 2016

As Elegy opens at Donmar Warehouse, look back at five of Zoe Wanamaker’s great performances.

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April 15, 2016

As his show comes to Udderbelly Festival, Jon Brittain talks mixing styles, gay rights and the ongoing development process.

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350518_770_previewKit Harington, Glenn Close and Timothy Spall Lead April’s Top 10 New London Shows
April 5, 2016

From a starry Faustus and returning Norma Desmond to a new heist farce.

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ImeldaOlivier Awards 2016: Hits and Misses
April 4, 2016

From apt wins and a great Dame to the ENO chorus and female representation.

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261730_770_previewTake Five! Spend your tea break with Imelda Staunton
March 7, 2016

With Gypsy set to dominate the Olivier Awards, look back at five more outstanding Imelda Staunton performances.

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Sunset-BoulevardTake Five! Spend your Good Friday with Glenn Close
March 25, 2016

As Sunset Boulevard opens at the Coliseum, take a look back at five of the actress’s great performances.

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the-truth-1-1Florian Zeller’s latest leads this week’s Top 10 new London shows
March 7, 2016

From the French playwright’s highly anticipated The Truth to Kenneth Branagh’s hitman farce and an atomic musical.

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beyond-the-fenceA computer-generated musical leads this week’s Top 10 new London shows
February 29, 2016

From a futuristic creative process to an Alan Bennett double and tabletop Shakespeare.

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CyranoWebCyrano de Bergerac leads this week’s Top 10 new London shows
February 22, 2016

From an all-female reimagining of a classic tale to a late, great Shakespeare from departing Dominic Dromgoole.

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maidsUzo Aduba leads this week’s Top 10 new London shows
February 15, 2016

From a powerhouse trio of actresses in The Maids to Sarah Kane, Peter Brook and the Martian Fighting Machine.

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Henry Fuseli, ‘Macbeth’, Act I, Scene 3, the Weird Sisters © Royal Shakespeare Company Collection, Stratford-upon-Avon, WarwickshireRSC collaborates on Shakespeare In Art exhibition at Compton Verney
February 11, 2016

As part of the Bard’s 400th anniversary celebrations, the Warwickshire gallery shows his enduring influence through centuries of artists inspired by his work.

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tn-500_endoflongingrehearsalimages-matthewperrybymarcbrenner-400This week’s Top 10 new London shows
February 8, 2016

From Matthew Perry’s playwriting debut and a Satanic hand puppet to theatrical history and a new take on Chekhov.

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