Tag Archives: brexit

Rosmersholm, Duke of York’s Theatre

As politicians and pundits dissect the local election results, Duncan Macmillan serves up a blistering new adaptation of an 1886 work that feels eerily like a 2019 commentary. Move over, James Graham – it turns out Ibsen has supplied the … Continue reading

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All My Sons leads April’s Top 10 new London shows

From Arthur Miller and Caryl Churchill to Don Quixote and zombie gore. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Justine Mitchell

The actress discusses Anne Washburn’s new Trump-era play Shipwreck at the Almeida. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Allelujah!, Bridge Theatre

This highly anticipated new play from 84-year-old Alan Bennett premieres at the Bridge, continuing his long-standing relationship with Nicholas Hytner. It’s an exciting get, and there are wonderful flashes of Bennett wit, wisdom and stirring empathy, but also polemical outbursts and baggy … Continue reading

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Translations, National Theatre

It begins with deep breathing, in order to access words that hold unimaginable power. And Ian Rickson’s exquisite production of Brian Friel’s masterpiece maintains that space throughout: for words to breathe and simmer, to hang in the air, and for us to … Continue reading

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Sadiq Khan

In a special edition of our ‘Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner’ series, the Mayor of London shares his capital experiences. Read my full Discover Britain magazine interview here

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Albion, Almeida Theatre

The urge to present state-of-the-nation plays following the Brexit vote is understandable, even vital, but has produced decidedly mixed results. Thankfully, Mike Bartlett’s empathetic Chekhovian response is a real winner: rich in loamy metaphor, yes, but also a gripping family drama … 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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Mosquitoes, National Theatre

In the immediate, heartbroken aftermath of the EU Referendum, I had some very uncharitable thoughts about the right to vote. Perhaps it should involve some kind of IQ test, or at least a demonstrable ability to tell the difference between … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Edward Fox

The actor talks John Betjeman play Sand in the Sandwiches. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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