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BWW Interview: Anthony Van Laast

The choreographer talks Beauty and the Beast. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Committee, Donmar Warehouse

A memorable 2015 parliamentary select committee hearing asked Kids Company CEO Camila Batmanghelidjh and chair of trustees Alan Yentob whether the organisation was ever fit for purpose. Tom Deering, Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke’s new verbatim musical – think This House meets London Road – asks … Continue reading

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Annie, Piccadilly Theatre

Has there ever been a time when we’re more in need of irrepressible optimism? The orphan who convinces everyone around her that “the sun will come out tomorrow” has certainly hit the West End at an opportune moment, and there’s … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Simon Lipkin

The actor discusses playing Ratty in the new musical version of The Wind in the Willows. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Madani Younis

The Bush Theatre’s Artistic Director discusses its redevelopment and future plans. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Young audiences, Fun Competition and The Last Tango

My articles in the November issue of Dancing Times magazine, out now: Young at heart Family audiences are becoming a priority for dance companies and creatives The Last Tango Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace bring their final show to the West End Stepping Out Debuts … Continue reading

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Yerma, Young Vic

Australian theatre’s ‘enfant terrible’ Simon Stone, whose 2014 version of Ibsen’s The Wild Duck at the Barbican memorably starred a live duck, has returned to take on Lorca’s 1934 “tragic poem”. If some of the elemental lyricism has been lost … Continue reading

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Top 10 London Family Shows

Struggling to fill the school holidays, and no luck getting Cursed Child tickets? Fear not – there are plenty of fantastic London theatre options for family audiences. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Groundhog Day Leads August’s Top 10 New London Shows

From Tim Minchin’s latest musical adaptation and Shakespeare in a department store to a highly anticipated Branagh performance. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Bugsy Malone, Lyric Hammersmith

For those in sore need of a theatrical pick-me-up, jazz square your way over to Bugsy Malone. Last year’s smash-hit opener of the redeveloped Lyric has been given a well-deserved encore, with Sean Holmes’s production once again nailing the beguiling … Continue reading

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