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Meet the doorstep carol singers determined to get the nation wassailing

As coronavirus restrictions threaten to steal Christmas cheer, carol singing has been at the forefront of people’s minds this week. An open letter sent to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden, signed by heavyweights like composer John Rutter, singer Aled Jones, violinist … Continue reading

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What the tier system means for your Christmas trip to the theatre

Theatre is back – or is it? Fuelling existential uncertainty akin to a Beckett play, Boris Johnson has announced a more draconian tier system post-lockdown – but without specific details of how it will apply to entertainment venues, or which tiers they will … Continue reading

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Roundup: Check Out These Socially Distanced Shows

Hurrah for the green shoots in our beleaguered industry. Lots of venues are mounting new shows and bringing back our favourites over the next few weeks and months – albeit with social distancing and safety measures in place. Here are … Continue reading

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Flames of Paris

The Bolshoi’s fiery revival of “the Les Mis of dance” features Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev. Read my full The i Paper pick here

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Watch these fantastic musical theatre documentaries

Why not use the lockdown period to catch up on your musical theatre history? From the making of iconic shows to fascinating backstage tales and industry insight, these documentaries help to fill the stagey void. Read my full BroadwayWorld article … Continue reading

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15 Top Shows To See During London Theatre Week

London Theatre Week runs 24 February to 8 March, and it’s a fantastic opportunity to see the West End’s best plays and musicals – with tickets from just £15, £25 and £35! You can even nab some of the best … Continue reading

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Les Miserables, Sondheim Theatre

Much of the conversation around the incoming of the revamped Les Misérables production to the West End has revolved around the revolve – or lack thereof. But this slicker touring version (first seen in 2009, for the 25th anniversary) is a beautiful … Continue reading

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The West End Frame Show

Had the great pleasure of joining theatre podcast The West End Frame Show as a guest co-host, discussing recent openings and news. Listen to it here!

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The best theatre for Valentine’s Day

BroadwayWorld reviewers share their suggestions for romantic dates or a fun night out. Read the full BroadwayWorld article here

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Jenna Russell With Seth Rudetsky, Leicester Square Theatre

West End favourite Jenna Russell made a surprisingly belated solo concert debut at Leicester Square Theatre, but, judging by this entirely winning performance, she’s a natural. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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