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The Antipodes leads October’s Top 10 new London shows

From Annie Baker to Ealing comedy and a royal reunion. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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Shakespeare Trilogy, King’s Cross Theatre

“Inmates, coming through.” That’s our introduction to Phyllida Lloyd’s landmark trilogy, as the homogenised prisoners are steered through the audience by prison officers. But this extraordinarily empathetic project, developed with Clean Break, gives those inmates individual voices and means of … Continue reading

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Crime and punishment

Reconciling entertaining drama with a deeper underlying message is one of the great challenges of playwriting, and that challenge is complicated further when it comes to work commissioned by Clean Break, the ground-breaking company that seeks to change the lives … Continue reading

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Brave new world

One of the great joys of theatre is the contract of imagination between performer and spectator: if the former can conjure up another world, the latter will enter it with them. A bonus, then, to have not one, but layers … Continue reading

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