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Touching the Void, Duke of York’s Theatre

How can you possibly put Joe Simpson’s account of his hellish mountaineering accident on stage? Curiosity alone might well draw in viewers for this new adaptation, which premiered last year at Bristol Old Vic – swiftly followed by awe at … Continue reading

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All sugar, no spice

There once lived a towering creative genius with the power to change children’s lives, who believed in both embracing the euphoria of silliness and relishing the very nasty consequences of natural justice. That statement applies to Willy Wonka, beloved titan … Continue reading

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