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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 Advertisements

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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 But that very familiarity, and the tendency of one event to be swiftly superseded by another in the public … Continue reading

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Apologia leads August’s Top 10 new London shows

From a starry drama to musical revivals and family-friendly fun. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Ink, Almeida Theatre

James Graham’s portrait of Seventies politics, This House, recently enjoyed a West End outing, and his latest epic venture into Britain’s past may well follow suit. If slightly weighed down by detailed research, it’s still a riveting depiction of the birth … Continue reading

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Annie leads June’s Top 10 new London shows

From a classic musical and acclaimed Shakespeare to buzzy history plays. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? leads February’s Top 10 new London shows

From a major Albee revival to starry Shakespeare and a steamy musical. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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LET THERE BE LIGHT: Lucy Carter

The lighting designer talks dance, multimedia and expressing ideas. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Oil, Almeida Theatre

You have to admire the grand scope of Ella Hickson’s long-gestating new play, which grapples with urgent ideas about this vital but declining resource amidst audacious magic realist time travel. Stretching from 19th-century Cornwall to a dystopian future, it’s DH … Continue reading

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Amadeus leads October’s Top 10 new London shows

From Shaffer and Stoppard revivals to new musicals and Tony Kushner’s latest. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Engaging comment on liberal guilt

Post-colonial turmoil, rival militias, and a fought-over mineral key to mobile phones and computers: just some of the complex problems in the Congo tackled by Adam Brace’s educational if sprawling three-hour play. It intelligently reframes the region as far more … Continue reading

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