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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 Advertisements

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BWW Interview: Mark Quartley

The actor talks motion capture in the RSC’s The Tempest. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Angels in America leads April’s Top 10 new London shows

From a mammoth Tony Kushner revival to an unusual Romeo and Juliet and tap-happy musical. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Imogen, Shakespeare’s Globe

The Globe is breaking bad.Cymbeline comes to us as Imogen – subtitled Renamed and Reclaimed, properly recognising that Imogen has far more to say than her royal father – but that’s just the start of Matthew Dunster’s bold, urban revamp. The king … Continue reading

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Macbeth, Shakespeare’s Globe

It begins promisingly, a dark Gothic fairy tale – both Grimm and grim. The writhing witches (four, oddly) are summoned from a pile of dead bodies, Stefan Fichert’s eerie puppetry all chopped-up limbs and interchanging demonic heads, hands scuttling across … Continue reading

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Ralph Fiennes’s Richard III Leads June’s Top 10 New London Shows

From starry Shakespeare and Rattigan productions to big musicals and resonant new plays. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s Globe

In this 400th anniversary year, amid what feels like 400 million shows and tributes, it’s increasingly difficult for a Shakespeare production to stand out. No such problem for Emma Rice’s opening salvo, which responds to those critical of her appointment … Continue reading

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Richard Madden and Lily James’s Romeo and Juliet leads May’s Top 10 new London shows

From buzzy Shakespeare productions and satirical opera to Sideways and dance at the Old Vic. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Cyrano de Bergerac Leads This Week’s Top 10 New London Shows

From an all-female reimagining of a classic tale to a late, great Shakespeare, here are some of this week’s most eye-catching openings. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Farinelli and the King, Duke of York’s Theatre

Make opera, not war. So urges composer-turned-playwright Claire van Kampen’s featherweight historical star vehicle, elevated by husband Mark Rylance – in a tailored role showcasing his beguiling idiosyncrasies – and John Dove’s sumptuous production. Read my full Ham & High review … Continue reading

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