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Tina leads April’s Top 10 new London shows

From a buzzy new musical to returning favourites. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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Macbeth, National Theatre

We begin and end with a grisly decapitation. And that’s rather the problem with this intermittently engaging Macbeth, which starts in the throes of some unspecified dystopian hellscape, and thus has nowhere to go. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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Macbeth leads March’s Top 10 new London shows

From Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams to a new epic and a lush romance. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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John, National Theatre

Pulitzer-winning American playwright Annie Baker returns to the National – where The Flick was a quiet triumph in 2016 – with another work that is epic in form (three hours and change), but similarly spellbinding in its ability to draw an audience close. Though … Continue reading

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The Birthday Party leads January’s Top 10 new London shows

From a major Pinter revival to Wilde, Schiller and some exciting transfers. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Pinocchio, National Theatre

The puppet who wants to be a real boy is all grown up in this new musical version – very much the darker side of Disney. Book writer Dennis Kelly went back to the original 19th-century Italian tale, by Collodi, and tonally, … Continue reading

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Sadiq Khan

In a special edition of our ‘Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner’ series, the Mayor of London shares his capital experiences. Read my full Discover Britain magazine interview here

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Hamilton leads December’s Top 10 new London shows

From a feverishly anticipated musical to sci-fi and Shakespeare. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Top Christmas picks for London theatre

Christmas is upon us, and the capital, as usual, is serving up a veritable feast of festive offerings. Here are some of London’s finest… Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Nicholas Hytner

The former Artistic Director of the National Theatre discusses memoir Balancing Acts, and his new Bridge Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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