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Learn how London shows explore what it means to be British

From The Southbury Child to Henry V and Handbagged. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Agatha Christie’s secret life as a romance novelist

Hiding under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, Christie wrote stories that reflected the pain of her private life. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Seek justice at the theatre

The best courtroom dramas and crime thrillers in London. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Whodunnit [Unrehearsed] 2 is more of a who’s-in-it

Jonathan Pryce is the first celebrity guest at the Park Theatre. Read my full Telegraph article here

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‘Theatres need timelines based on evidence – you can’t turn it on and off like a tap’

Becoming the new president of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) during a global pandemic might feel a bit like taking the wheel of the Titanic. But producer Eleanor Lloyd, who was elected by her fellow SOLT members a couple of … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Fenella Woolgar

The actress discusses The Slaves of Solitude, the stage adaptation of Patrick Hamilton’s novel, at Hampstead Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Labour of Love leads October’s Top 10 new London shows

From James Graham’s political drama to immersive Agatha Christie and the unveiling of a new venue. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Take Five! Spend your tea break with Zoe Wanamaker

As Elegy opens at Donmar Warehouse, here are five of Zoe Wanamaker’s indelible performances. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Dark night of the soul

With David Suchet hanging up his waxed moustache, the best place to get your whodunit kicks is now the West End, either in form of genuine thriller The Woman in Black or glorious movie pastiche The 39 Steps. Adding to their number is … Continue reading

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The People Show 121

People Show is Britain’s longest surviving alternative theatre company, debuting in 1966, and the joy of their 121st outing is its unabashed, old-fashioned entertainment. This zany lampooning of the whodunit takes pot shots at everything from Agatha Christie and Taggart to Prime Suspect and … Continue reading

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