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BWW Interview: Howard Brenton

The playwright discusses the revival of his politically charged play Magnificence. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here Advertisements

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Florian Zeller’s latest leads this week’s Top 10 new London shows

From the French playwright’s highly anticipated The Truth to Kenneth Branagh’s hitman farce and an atomic musical, here are some of this week’s most eye-catching openings. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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A computer-generated musical leads this week’s Top 10 new London shows

From a futuristic creative process to Alan Bennett and tabletop Shakespeare, here are some of this week’s most eye-catching openings. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Accolade, St James Theatre

Reclaiming lost plays can be unnecessary indulgence, but Blanche McIntyre’s note-perfect production of Emlyn Williams’ 64-year-old work ushers in the renaissance of a thoroughly modern masterpiece. This progressive examination of ethical relativism, trial by media and the tension between public … Continue reading

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Sommer 14 – A Dance of Death, Finborough Theatre

For those who have spent the past few months nodding along to World War I conversations while desperately trying to remember who killed that archduke and why, Rolf Hochhuth has kindly supplied a solution in the form of a dramatised … Continue reading

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Holding out for a hero

Theatre can be a great escape from a somewhat gloomy reality; conversely, it is an incredibly effective medium for debating and dramatising important issues. The Finborough is on a roll when it comes to the latter, and with its latest … Continue reading

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Why the Jane Austen banknote matters

It’s just a picture. Right? Just a picture on a piece of paper. Can you name all the public figures who’ve been enshrined on our banknotes? Does their selection really have a major impact on contemporary gender relations? No, how … Continue reading

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