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Obsession, Barbican

“Everybody wants passion,” says Ivo Van Hove in the programme interview for his latest show, but in both tone and aesthetic, his take on this doomed romance is less red-hot fire of ardour, more the cold, grey ash left in … Continue reading

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

From a mammoth Tony Kushner revival to an unusual Romeo and Juliet and tap-happy musical. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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The Japanese house, Renaissance partners and Exit West

On my March MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: House proud A major survey of post-war Japanese architecture at the Barbican Don’t miss: Brothers in art Michelangelo and Sebastiano’s collaboration explored at the National Gallery Commuter corner Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West and a podcast … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Gillian Bevan

Actress Gillian Bevan discusses playing the title role in Cymbeline for the RSC. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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No Man’s Land Leads September’s Top 10 New London Shows

From two theatrical titans taking on Pinter to the RSC in London and an unusual dining experience. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Maria Aberg

The director discusses her production of Doctor Faustus for the RSC, coming to the Barbican this autumn. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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A computer-generated musical leads this week’s Top 10 new London shows

From a futuristic creative process to Alan Bennett and tabletop Shakespeare, here are some of this week’s most eye-catching openings. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Don’t Miss: Uzo Aduba leads this week’s Top 10 new London shows

From a powerhouse trio of actresses in The Maids to Sarah Kane, Peter Brook and the Martian Fighting Machine. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Pick of the Week

Awards season hots up, the next Harry Potter headlines a Broadway classic, and epics are reimagined on both stage and screen.  Read my full theartsdesk newsletter here

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Palladio, Eames and Margaret Atwood

Highlights of my October MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: In our DNA A new RIBA exhibition celebrates the enduring legacy of influential architect Palladio Don’t miss: Pull up a chair The Barbican hosts a survey of design pioneers Ray and … Continue reading

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