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Camp Siegfried, Old Vic

Who knew there was a Nazi summer camp on New York’s Long Island in the 1930s? Read my full London Theatre 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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Titania McGrath: Mxnifesto, Leicester Square Theatre

Andrew Doyle’s stab at bringing his online faux-woke social justice warrior to the stage falls disappointingly flat. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Mark Oxtoby steps into Back to the Future: The Musical as Doc Brown for opening night

“This is dedicated to all the dreamers out there!” cries Doc Brown as he finally succeeds in his grand experiment: time travel. Read my full London Theatre report here

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The Memory of Water, Hampstead Theatre

It’s a homecoming for Shelagh Stephenson’s play, which premiered at the Hampstead in 1996, and for her characters: three sisters who return to Yorkshire for their mother’s funeral. Though it won Stephenson an Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, it’s … Continue reading

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Frozen, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Let it snow! The Broadway musical adaptation of the Disney film behemoth premiered back in 2018 and now, following Covid delays, a rejigged version finally makes its home in the West End – to the delight of the army of miniature Elsas in … Continue reading

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Sh!t Theatre Drink Rum with Expats, Soho Theatre

Rather than a spoonful of sugar, this canny performance-art duo are serving up free booze and well-honed comedy to help their political theatre go down a treat.  Read my full Telegraph review here

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The Top 20 New London Shows Opening In 2021

As theatre comes roaring back, this autumn and winter see plenty of exciting new productions, including big West End musicals and intriguing plays. Here are the shows that we’re most looking forward to seeing. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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New West End stars making major debuts on London stages right now

While the pandemic year was incredibly difficult for everyone who works in the arts, it was particularly tough for those just starting out in their careers. So, as theatre comes back to life, it’s really heartening to see some exciting … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, Garrick Theatre

Maggie has finally arrived in Soho. Jon Brittain and Matt Tedford’s satirical drag musical began at fringe venue Theatre503 in 2013 and quickly became an Edinburgh Fringe staple. Now, the production makes its West End debut. Read my full Telegraph … Continue reading

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