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Katherine Ryan, Missus, London Palladium

A new husband is fresh fodder for the wickedly funny comedian. Read my full The i Paper review here

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The Diary of a CEO Live, London Palladium

Podcaster, author and Dragon’s Den star Steven Bartlett delivers an extraordinary performance – and not in a good way. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Ricky Gervais: SuperNature, London Palladium

His latest, knowingly near-the-knuckle show is a step down from his Humanity tour, but even a sub-par Gervais makes for rewarding company. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, London Palladium

Go go go Joseph! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest work, Cinderella, is still yet to open thanks to the pingdemic, but his very first is up and running again. Laurence Connor’s buoyant revival of Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Biblical musical charmed … Continue reading

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Beverley Knight: ‘I’m a black Fairy Godmother, for all the little girls who look like me’

Beverley Knight is already the Queen of British Soul. This year, she’s set to add the title of Queen of Christmas. Read my full The i Paper interview here

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s vaccine joy: ‘Phantom will return in June’

Today’s news about the UK approving the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is a hugely positive step for the theatre industry, believes Andrew Lloyd Webber. “Of course, I’m slightly biased towards the Oxford vaccine, since I’ve been on that myself – and had no side effects whatsoever. … Continue reading

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Public cash for billionaires? The questions hanging over Oliver Dowden’s Cultural Recovery Fund

This week saw some succour for the arts. The award of £257 million in grants to British organisations has finally been announced. This money will come from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund, and it’s designed to tide businesses over … Continue reading

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A brief history of the Olivier Awards

Due to the pandemic, the Olivier Awards were forced to cancel their usual April results ceremony. However, winners will now be announced on Sunday, 25 October in a special programme broadcast on ITV – also featuring pre-filmed interviews and performances … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson, Incredibles 2, and The King and I

On my August MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Exhibition Michael Jackson’s influence on artists explored at the National Portrait Gallery Film The super-family is back in Incredibles 2 Theatre A golden revival of The King and I at London Palladium Commuter corner Seek out new … Continue reading

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The King and I, London Palladium

Shall we dodge? (One, two, three) No, the brilliance of Bartlett Sher’s Tony-winning Lincoln Center revival – first on Broadway in 2015, now gracing the West End, with its original leads – is that it faces the problematic elements of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1951 musical head … Continue reading

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