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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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Fun Home leads June’s Top 10 new London shows

From a ground-breaking musical to a mighty modern classic. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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An Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth, London Palladium

The words “an intimate evening with” may seem at odds with the cavernous Palladium. But leave it to the pint-sized Broadway legend with the huge voice to work her magic on the space. Somehow, with just a mic and a … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth

The actress discusses Wicked, her latest album and her upcoming London Palladium show. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Simon Lipkin

The actor discusses playing Ratty in the new musical version of The Wind in the Willows. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Beyond Bollywood, London Palladium

It seems almost redundant to critique a show that so ably – if unconsciously – critiques itself. “The power of Bollywood is it’s unique!” cries one character, before squandering that uniqueness in tired East/West fusion; and “Dance should have feeling!” … Continue reading

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