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The Doctor leads August’s Top 10 new London shows

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Robert Icke’s latest to Fleabag, Evita and witchy adventures, here are some of this month’s most eye-catching openings. Don’t forget to check back for BroadwayWorld’s reviews, … Continue reading

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Rutherford and Son, National Theatre

Rain gushes down the front of the Lyttelton stage, a pitiless wall of water trapping and framing the Rutherfords – a clan very much defined by their environment. It’s an arresting image to open Polly Findlay’s sure revival of Githa … Continue reading

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London’s Top 10 family-friendly theatres

Continuing our London Theatre Guides series, we’re celebrating half-term by highlighting some of the capital’s most welcome and exciting venues for younger audiences. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Europe leads June’s Top 10 new London shows

From a drama about Europe to immersive Shakespeare and open-air opera. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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ANNA, National Theatre

The audience plays surveillance state in this pioneering collaboration between playwright Ella Hickson and sound designers Ben and Max Ringham. We experience the action through individual sets of headphones, corresponding to a hidden mic on our protagonist Anna – listening … Continue reading

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Travelling to London’s South Bank: Transport and Navigation Tips

Advice on travelling to theatres in and around the South Bank, including the National and Shakespeare’s Globe. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Small Island, National Theatre

The 2004 prize-winning novel by Andrea Levy, who sadly passed away earlier this year, has been beautifully translated to stage by adaptor Helen Edmundson and NT head honcho Rufus Norris, using thrilling theatrical solutions to honour Levy’s epic – and still urgent – … Continue reading

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The Starry Messenger leads May’s Top 10 new London shows

From timely plays to the beginning of open-air theatre season. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Top Girls, National Theatre

Caryl Churchill’s ground-breaking 1982 work comes to the National for the first time – and, also a first, with a full cast rather than actors doubling up, as the playwright had originally intended. It adds to the expansive feel of Lyndsey … Continue reading

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All My Sons leads April’s Top 10 new London shows

From Arthur Miller and Caryl Churchill to Don Quixote and zombie gore. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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