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Grand Designs

Set designer Bunny Christie talks Curious Incident, People, Places & Things and Phyllida Lloyd’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy. Read my full Oryx magazine interview here

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Brutus and Other Heroines, Harriet Walter

One of the big theatre stories of 2016 is women reclaiming Shakespeare, from Gillian Bevan’s Cymbeline and Michelle Terry’s Henry V to Glenda Jackson’s Lear and Phyllida Lloyd’s landmark all-female trilogy starring Harriet Walter. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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Shakespeare Trilogy, King’s Cross Theatre

“Inmates, coming through.” That’s our introduction to Phyllida Lloyd’s landmark trilogy, as the homogenised prisoners are steered through the audience by prison officers. But this extraordinarily empathetic project, developed with Clean Break, gives those inmates individual voices and means of … Continue reading

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Lazarus, King’s Cross Theatre

Like David Bowie himself, this is a show that defies definition. It’s both all and none of a musical, a play, a gig, performance art, philosophical meditation, a fever dream, a collective trip into the unknown. It’s aesthetically ravishing, musically … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Leah Harvey

The actress discusses joining the all-female company of Phyllida Lloyd’s Shakespeare Trilogy. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Damian Buhagiar

The actor discusses meeting Lin-Manuel Miranda and returning to hit musical In the Heights. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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A schmaltzy sizzling hit

King’s Cross, our latest “new city quarter”, is an apt setting for this 2008 Tony Award winner, which focuses on New York’s Dominican-dominated Washington Heights. The local immigrant population values their close-knit community, but gentrification threatens: as rents go up … Continue reading

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In the Heights, King’s Cross Theatre

Rents are going up, local businesses priced out, and the rich folk and hipsters are invading. That’s in Washington Heights, New York’s largely Dominican-American quarter, but it could as easily describe King’s Cross, one of multiple London areas undergoing gentrification. … Continue reading

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