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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 Advertisements

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BWW Interview: Daniel Boys and Simon Lipkin

The actors discuss the new musical version of family film Nativity!, now touring the UK. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Elf, Dominion Theatre

This new family musical, based on the popular 2003 Will Ferrell film, has rightly been censured for its extortionate seating prices, hosting the West End’s most expensive top-end tickets at £267.50 a pop – and that’s without the drinks, ice … Continue reading

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Xanadu, Southwark Playhouse

It trashed Olivia Newton-John’s film career, halted the movie-musical revival, and was so critically reviled it led to the creation of the Razzies. How, then, could the stage version of hubristic 1980 flop Xanadu become a 2007 Broadway hit? The answer, … Continue reading

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Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Dominion Theatre

’Tis the season to be nostalgic, but even the most misty-eyed yuletide reveller will struggle with the sheer volume of syrup in White Christmas – the theatrical equivalent of marinating in cheap eggnog. Based on the 1954 film, a wholesome … Continue reading

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The rationalists have all the fun

‘Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People’ at the Bloomsbury Theatre provides an alternative take on seasonal entertainment with a jam-packed, humorous and hugely inspirational feast of ideas Robin Ince will see your carol service and raise you chaos theory, ironing … Continue reading

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