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Noises Off, Garrick Theatre

“Doors and sardines. Getting on, getting off. Getting the sardines on, getting the sardines off. That’s farce. That’s the theatre. That’s life.” Michael Frayn’s laugh-til-you-weep backstage comedy transfers from the Lyric Hammersmith (where it first appeared in 1982), and Jeremy Herrin’s superb revival has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock

This new illustrated companion volume to Irene Sankoff and David Hein’s Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away, which tells the remarkable true story of a small Newfoundland town that welcomed stranded air passengers on 9/11, is just as … Continue reading

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Noises Off, Lyric Hammersmith

Do not anger the theatre gods, for their vengeance is swift and mighty. On press night of Michael Frayn’s peerless portrait of backstage disasters, the Lyric suffered its own “technical difficulties”, adding a distinctly meta frisson to this already gloriously … Continue reading

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Book review: Dramatic Exchanges, ed. Daniel Rosenthal

This fascinating tome offers an insider’s history of the National Theatre, via some 800 letters exchanged between Artistic Directors, actors, directors, playwrights, politicians, agents, critics and more. From arcane trivia through to vigorous words on the very nature and purpose … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Robert North

The choreographer discusses the creation and enduring popularity of The Snowman. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Emily Lim talks Pericles

The director discusses the inaugural National Theatre’s Public Acts project: a 200-strong community production of Shakespeare’s Pericles. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Bunny Christie and Tony Grech-Smith

The designer and NT Live broadcast director on, respectively, creating Julius Caesar at the Bridge Theatre and translating it to screen. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Nicholas Hytner

The former Artistic Director of the National Theatre discusses memoir Balancing Acts, and his new Bridge Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: David Oakes

The actor discusses his role in Venus in Fur at Theatre Royal Haymarket. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Paula Garfield

The artistic director of Deafinitely Theatre discusses Deaf audiences and artists, new production Contractions, and 15 years of the company. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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