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Company leads October’s Top 10 new London shows

From gender-flipped Sondheim to David Hare and Martin McDonagh. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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Pinter One and Pinter Two, Harold Pinter Theatre

Jamie Lloyd is marking the 10th anniversary of Harold Pinter’s death in remarkable style with his Pinter at the Pinter season, staging all the great man’s 20 short plays, plus some sketches and poetry – grouped into seven productions – at the … Continue reading

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The Humans, Hampstead Theatre

Transatlantic theatrical traffic is busier than ever, and now here at the Hampstead is not just Stephen Karam’s Tony-winning play, first seen in 2015, but director Joe Mantello and his full Broadway cast. It seems fitting that they should travel together, since Karam’s work … Continue reading

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Othello leads August’s Top 10 new London shows

From starry Shakespeare and a new musical to family entertainment. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Julie, National Theatre

Polly Stenham’s updating of Strindberg’s Miss Julie moves the action to contemporary London, and finds both contempt and sympathy for this new version of the idle rich. But, shorn of its 19th-century context, the play struggles to make the class transgression feel … Continue reading

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As You Like It/Hamlet, Shakespeare’s Globe

Michelle Terry’s first season as Artistic Director of the Globe will be carefully scrutinised. Emma Rice’s contentious exit raised important questions about the venue’s purpose, its balancing of tradition and innovation, new and returning audiences, and about how we engage … Continue reading

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Describe the Night, Hampstead Theatre

American playwright Rajiv Joseph’s latest certainly doesn’t lack for ambition, spanning 90 years, three countries, and mixing history and fiction in its form to make a point about, well, mixing history and fiction. Storytelling through to the pertinent “fake news” … Continue reading

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Red leads May’s Top 10 new London shows

From meaty revivals to the open-air theatres opening their doors. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Tina leads April’s Top 10 new London shows

From a buzzy new musical to returning favourites. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Adrian Lester

The actor discusses his role in Mike Bartlett’s TV drama Trauma. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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