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Noises Off, Garrick Theatre

“Doors and sardines. Getting on, getting off. Getting the sardines on, getting the sardines off. That’s farce. That’s the theatre. That’s life.” Michael Frayn’s laugh-til-you-weep backstage comedy transfers from the Lyric Hammersmith (where it first appeared in 1982), and Jeremy Herrin’s superb revival has … Continue reading

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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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BWW Interview: Doon Mackichan

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

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Hadestown leads November’s Top 10 new London shows

From new musicals to Shakespeare, Pinter and Magic Mike. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Labour of Love leads October’s Top 10 new London shows

From James Graham’s political drama to immersive Agatha Christie and the unveiling of a new venue. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Apologia leads August’s Top 10 new London shows

From a starry drama to musical revivals and family-friendly fun. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead leads March’s Top 10 new London shows

From starry Stoppard and Marber revivals to toe-tapping musicals and Elena Ferrante on stage. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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David Bowie’s LAZARUS leads November’s Top 10 new London shows

From the late great Bowie’s musical to Glenda Jackson’s Lear and Mark Rylance’s return. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Jonah Hauer-King

The actor discusses his role in The Entertainer and the experience of working with Kenneth Branagh. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Branagh is assured but lacks true desperation

Brexit-ish rants, generational divide, tax dodging and Middle East chaos: the contemporary resonance of John Osborne’s 1957 state-of-the-nation play The Entertainer is almost eerie. Paired with an effective metaphor – the dying days of music hall – it’s a strong closing … Continue reading

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