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Apollo 13: The Dark Side of the Moon, Original Theatre Online

It’s 50 years since the near-fatal Apollo 13 mission, and 25 years since the Tom Hanks-led movie of “Houston, we have a problem” fame. Now, the Original Theatre Company brings us Torben Betts’s new one-hour online play, pegged to our “age of … Continue reading

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What the Constitution Means to Me, Amazon Prime

When Heidi Shreck was 15, she travelled around the US giving debate speeches about the Constitution to win scholarship money for college. This electrifying, Tony- and Pulitzer-nominated play resurrects that teenage self, while demonstrating how the founding document has failed … Continue reading

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Wait For Me

Wouldn’t it be nice to know we’ve got a heavenly guide looking out for us? If ever we needed divine intervention, it’s surely 2020. Anyhow, that’s the premise of this new dance musical: two angels must unite human soulmates Emma … Continue reading

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The Silent Burn Project, Akram Khan Company Online

It’s a strange time to mark an anniversary, suspended as we are in this indefinite limbo. Nevertheless, Akram Khan Company celebrated its 20th on Sunday with a three-hour live stream. Read my full The i Paper review here

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Draw From Within, Rambert Online

As we’re still awaiting the go-ahead for full audiences back in theatres, this Rambert world premiere is streamed, but performed – and watched – live. And though we’ve had many gems from the archive lately, it is particularly thrilling to … Continue reading

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Three Kings, Old Vic: In Camera

The world premiere of Stephen Beresford’s new hourlong play, livestreamed to home audiences in four performances as part of the Old Vic’s In Camera series, was postponed a couple of times due to Andrew Scott undergoing minor surgery. Thankfully, the actor has … Continue reading

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Sleepless, Seacole and Nightingale

A socially distanced musical, and a multidisciplinary documentary about carers past and present. Read my The i Paper reviews here

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Le Corsaire

The Mariinsky Ballet supplies an epic and thoroughly entertaining account of this pirate caper. Read my full The i Paper pick here

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Zoo TV and Cinderella

The Edinburgh Festival moves online in 2020 – here’s the highlights of the Zoo venues’ dance offering. Plus, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s sumptuous Cinderella. Read my The i Paper pick here

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Contagion and Our Bodies Back

Shobana Jeyasingh’s work about the Spanish flu pandemic is eerily resonant, while a powerful new film from Sadler’s Wells and Breakin’ Convention explores black womanhood. Read my latest dance articles for The i Paper

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