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Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

Daredevil Chelsea Pensioner Charmaine “Bimbo” Coleman shares her capital experience. Read my full Discover Britain article here

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Not About Heroes, Trafalgar Studios

This time of remembrance has inspired a fascinating theatrical skirmish. In one corner, Nicholas Wright’s 2014 Regeneration, an adaptation of Pat Barker’s trilogy; in the other, Stephen MacDonald’s 1982 two-hander Not About Heroes. Both plays, currently touring, concern the pivotal … Continue reading

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Behind closed doors

“If someone’s blaring Barney the Dinosaur at you for 24 hours straight, is that torture?” asks Nick Gill, writer of new play fiji land. “And if you’re inflicting that on someone else, and experiencing the horror of it from your … Continue reading

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Holding out for a hero

Theatre can be a great escape from a somewhat gloomy reality; conversely, it is an incredibly effective medium for debating and dramatising important issues. The Finborough is on a roll when it comes to the latter, and with its latest … Continue reading

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