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Book review: Dramatic Exchanges, ed. Daniel Rosenthal

This fascinating tome offers an insider’s history of the National Theatre, via some 800 letters exchanged between Artistic Directors, actors, directors, playwrights, politicians, agents, critics and more. From arcane trivia through to vigorous words on the very nature and purpose … Continue reading

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Take Five! Spend Your Tea Break with Kenneth Branagh

Ahead of The Entertainer‘s opening at the Garrick, relive five of Kenneth Branagh’s great performances. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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LET THERE BE LIGHT: Neil Austin

The lighting designer talks collaboration, storytelling and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Matthew Lewis

Actor Matthew Lewis talks sex, intimacy and Unfaithful. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Palace Theatre

During the recent Ghostbusters furore, enraged opponents claimed the movie would ruin their childhood. As someone who grew up with the Harry Potter book series – preparing for GCSEs while the characters stressed over their O.W.L.s – I can happily … Continue reading

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Top 10 Page to Stage Adaptations

From War Horse and Les Mis to Jane Eyre and 1984, here are 10 of the best theatrical translations. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Capability Brown, Summer Exhibition and Adam Buxton

On my July MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: The big picture Landscape photographers showcase Capability Brown on his 300th anniversary Don’t miss: Seeing double International artistic duos at the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition Commuter corner Adam Buxton’s interviews and Harry Potter Read … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child leads July’s Top 10 new London shows

From a magical mega-hit and eye-catching musical revivals to plays with strong social resonance. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Opinion: Post-Brexit, we need theatre more than ever

In seeking to understand the historic, divisive and to some bewildering Brexit vote, I will turn to theatre. Through my regular exposure to it, I can number among my ever-widening acquaintance a young king, a whistleblower, a minimum-wage movie usher, … Continue reading

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Take Five! Spend Your Tea Break with Ralph Fiennes

As Rupert Goold’s new production of Richard III opens at the Almeida, relive five of Ralph Fiennes’s great performances. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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