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Jerusalem, Apollo Theatre

Jez Butterworth’s 2009 tragicomedy, starring Mark Rylance as Johnny “Rooster” Byron, has long been heralded as among the greatest plays of the decade, if not century.  Read my full London Theatre review here

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Jerusalem leads April’s Top 10 new London shows

From Mark Rylance’s return to a classic musical reborn. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Check out these revivals in the West End and beyond

From Jerusalem and Cock to The Glass Menagerie. Read my full London Theatre article here

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All the performers returning to iconic roles in the West End and beyond

From Mark Rylance in Jerusalem to the stars of Anything Goes. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Ben Hur, Tricycle Theatre

Hollywood took 365 speaking parts, 50,000 extras and 78 horses to tell this epic tale in 1959; here at the Tricycle, it’s a cast of four and some enterprising puppet work. Playwright Patrick Barlow, following up global hit The 39 Steps, … 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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The Green Menace

The badgers are coming. And the voles. And – wait for it – the hedgehogs. Not panicking yet? Thomas Eccleshare’s Verity Bargate Award-winning Pastoral might just change your mind. Or it might not, for this apocalyptic black comedy, currently playing at the … Continue reading

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