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Pinocchio, National Theatre

The puppet who wants to be a real boy is all grown up in this new musical version – very much the darker side of Disney. Book writer Dennis Kelly went back to the original 19th-century Italian tale, by Collodi, and tonally, … Continue reading

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Hamilton leads December’s Top 10 new London shows

From a feverishly anticipated musical to sci-fi and Shakespeare. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Top Christmas picks for London theatre

Christmas is upon us, and the capital, as usual, is serving up a veritable feast of festive offerings. Here are some of London’s finest… Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Daniel Boys and Simon Lipkin

The actors discuss the new musical version of family film Nativity!, now touring the UK. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Susan Stroman

The director and choreographer discusses bringing musical Young Frankenstein to London. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Sally Cookson

The director discusses her adaptation of Jane Eyre, which is returning to the National Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview 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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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ – The Musical, Menier Chocolate Factory

Britain’s most beloved diarist (give or take a Bridget Jones) comes to London in chamber musical form in a new adaptation created with the late Sue Townsend’s blessing. Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary’s version, tweaked since its premiere run in Leicester in 2015, should … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Anthony Van Laast

The choreographer talks Beauty and the Beast. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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All Change Please, Lucy Kerbel

Another week, another dispiriting gender equality statistic, as research by The Stage reveals 75% of West End musicals staged in the past decade had no women on their writing teams; removing jukebox shows from the equation, just 9% featured music by female composers. … Continue reading

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