Tag Archives: drama

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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Drawing the Line, Hampstead Theatre online

This week’s gem from the Hampstead’s vaults is Howard Brenton’s political drama from 2013, telling the extraordinary, stranger-than-fiction story of Cyril Radcliffe and his 1947 mission: to arrange the Partition of India in just five weeks. A tale of battling ideologies, gross colonial arrogance and disregard, … Continue reading

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I and You, Hampstead Theatre

Now streaming online, this YA play is oddly pertinent. Head to Instagram for a 2018 production with plenty of 2020 shutdown wisdom. Read my full theartsdesk review here

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The Visit, National Theatre

Three years after the National’s enthralling revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, the playwright returns with his new adaptation of Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s tragicomic 1956 parable – which has also been turned into an Ingrid Bergman-starring film and a Kander and Ebb musical. … Continue reading

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Cyrano de Bergerac leads December’s Top 10 new London shows

From a starry revival to musical comedies and an incendiary Pulitzer winner. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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The Antipodes leads October’s Top 10 new London shows

From Annie Baker to Ealing comedy and a royal reunion. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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The Ultimate Guide to London’s National Theatre

The Royal National Theatre (most commonly known as the National Theatre, or even just the National) is one of the UK’s leading theatres, and an important London landmark. Here’s everything you need to know about this amazing riverside venue. Read … Continue reading

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Theatre loos: The best and the ones to avoid

BroadwayWorld reviewers share their wisdom on theatre loos, in London and beyond – and we offer some sneaky tips to avoid those queues… Read the full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Doon Mackichan

The actress discusses David Mamet’s new play Bitter Wheat. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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