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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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Kwame Kwei-Armah interview

I spoke to the Young Vic’s Artistic Director about his theatre journey, ahead of a dedicated BBC imagine documentary. Read my full The i Paper interview here

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The West End Frame Show

I guest host the popular theatre podcast to discuss the Government’s rescue package, Hamilton, documentaries and more. Listen to the podcast here

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Watch these fantastic musical theatre documentaries

Why not use the lockdown period to catch up on your musical theatre history? From the making of iconic shows to fascinating backstage tales and industry insight, these documentaries help to fill the stagey void. Read my full BroadwayWorld article … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Josie Walker

The actress discusses acclaimed new British musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Pick of the Week

Juliette Binoche’s Antigone, Rebecca Ferguson’s Billie Holiday and horse play on the Fourth Plinth. Marianka Swain looks forward to next week on theartsdesk Read my full preview here

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Kingmaker, St James Theatre

The news cycle waits for no man. When Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky’s thinly veiled Boris Johnson satire premiered in Edinburgh at the beginning of August, it seemed remarkably timely, coinciding as it did with BoJo announcing his intention to … Continue reading

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Like Banksy himself, offering is ‘frustratingly out of reach’

In 2011, reclusive artist Banksy spotted an old water tank in LA and tagged it ‘THIS LOOKS A BIT LIKE AN ELEPHANT’. When news spread, and the tank’s value skyrocketed, a consortium of art dealers repossessed it, in the process … Continue reading

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Between the Rock and a hard place

Gauging someone’s level of success depends on a clear understanding of their main objective. For Gibraltar’s eclectic characters, that varies from political influence and professional advancement to the search for that most slippery catch: “the truth”. For the play itself, based … Continue reading

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