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Pinocchio, National Theatre

The puppet who wants to be a real boy is all grown up in this new musical version – very much the darker side of Disney. Book writer Dennis Kelly went back to the original 19th-century Italian tale, by Collodi, and tonally, … Continue reading

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Hamilton leads December’s Top 10 new London shows

From a feverishly anticipated musical to sci-fi and Shakespeare. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Top Christmas picks for London theatre

Christmas is upon us, and the capital, as usual, is serving up a veritable feast of festive offerings. Here are some of London’s finest… Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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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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BWW Interview: Janique Charles

The actress discusses swapping Trinidad and Tobago for the UK, and joining the West End cast of The Lion King. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Matthew Croke

The actor on becoming the new West End Aladdin. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Top 10 Screen To Stage Musical Adaptations

From Once and Spamalot to The Producers and Hairspray, 10 of the best medium-jumpers. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Ralph Fiennes’s Richard III Leads June’s Top 10 New London Shows

From starry Shakespeare and Rattigan productions to big musicals and resonant new plays. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Clumsy look at Jewish Broadway history is toe-tapping nostalgia

Lacking the shrewd lampooning instincts of Spamalot, from which it takes its name, revue You Won’t Succeed On Broadway If You Don’t Have Any Jews is a muddle: too solemn for satire, too grandiloquent for cabaret, and too fractured for musical … Continue reading

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You Won’t Succeed On Broadway If You Don’t Have Any Jews, St James Theatre

Well, here’s an oddity. You Won’t Succeed… is too fragmented for musical theatre, too bombastic for cabaret, and about as profound as a first-draft Wikipedia page. Channelling the self-referential levity of the Monty Python show from which it takes its … Continue reading

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