BWW Interview: Carley Stenson

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

Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Follies leads September’s Top 10 new London shows

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

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BWW Interview: Carley Stenson

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

Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Awards, watercolours and podcast musicals

On my August MoveTo Town and Country Arts page:

  • Pick of the month: Awards season Peter Murray discusses the winners of the New London Awards
  • Don’t miss: Water works John Singer Sargent’s watercolours at Dulwich Picture Gallery
  • Commuter corner Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness and the first ever podcast musical

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Read the latest edition of MoveTo Town and Country here

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Against, Almeida Theatre

The incident tent, the police tape: a sickeningly familiar sight, made fresh yet again by the tragic events of this week. But that very familiarity, and the tendency of one event to be swiftly superseded by another in the public consciousness, is a major issue tackled by Christopher Shinn’s ambitious new epic. What is at the root of violence, and if we never stop to address that, how can humanity ever hope for a better future?

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BWW Interview: Stars of The Band

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, Trafalgar Studios

Back in 2009, Alexi Kaye Campbell followed up his bold first play The Pride with Apologia, which takes the well-trodden path of a fraught family reunion where past grievances stalk the present. If more conventional, it’s still an enjoyable combination of big ideas, sharp comedy and a pervading sense of loss.

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Apologia leads August’s Top 10 new London shows

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

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Road, Royal Court

Thirty years on from its birth at the Royal Court, Jim Cartwright’s northern, working-class battle cry returns in a revival from John Tiffany which, though initially stodgy, has an accumulative and undeniable force.

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Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

Covent Garden flower seller Peter Green on traditional trading and his Royal Warrant.

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