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Strictly Speaking: The launch

Hello and welcome back to the safe, lovely, happy, sparkly world of Strictly Come Dancing! Here there are no rogues proroguing (just the odd lord – or maybe viscountess – a-leaping), and the only Article 50 we are concerned with … Continue reading

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Same-sex partnerships on Strictly

I am quoted in Shaun Kitchener’s piece about introducing same-sex pairings to Strictly Come Dancing. Read the full Metro article here

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Mica Paris Talks Fame

The actress and singer discusses her role in the iconic musical – plus her varied career, including her collaboration with Prince. Read my full Islington Gazette interview here

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London’s Best Post-Theatre Places To Eat and Drink

From brasserie grandeur to Chinatown and spectacular South Bank views – all with handy set menus and late openings to suit the post-theatre diner. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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9 Broadway stars you can see in London

Check out some of these incredible performers from across the pond. Read my full TodayTix article here

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Where to see celebrities onstage in London

The best starry shows, from Fleabag‘s sexy priest Andrew Scott in Present Laughter to Gwendoline Christie AKA Brienne of Tarth in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Read my full TodayTix article here

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All About Eve, Noel Coward Theatre

Fasten your seatbelts! Ivo van Hove has taken on the ultimate quotable backstage melodrama: Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1950 Oscar-winning film about a celebrated actress and her young wannabe assistant. And the modern star power is assured: Gillian Anderson succeeds Bette … Continue reading

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When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other, National Theatre

Step away from the returns queue. The rare presence of Hollywood star Cate Blanchett on a London stage has caused a box office frenzy, but sadly this would-be provocative vehicle – Martin Crimp’s loose variations on Samuel Richardson’s 1740 proto-novel Pamela, … Continue reading

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Strictly Speaking: The Final

Another year, another bloated final that winds up being totally irrelevant to the results. At some point, Strictly bosses might need to look into that… For my money, of the last four, Ashley was the strongest dancer, Joe the most … Continue reading

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Why do Strictly viewers hate Ashley Roberts?

This weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing semi-final saw a third consecutive trip to the dreaded dance-off for ex-Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts – despite topping the leaderboard with pro partner Pasha Kovalev after notching four nines for a fierce Paso Doble and a perfect … Continue reading

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