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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 Advertisements

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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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Network, National Theatre

News as showbiz, entire networks and even a reality TV President fuelled by articulating popular rage, and gradual corporate dehumanisation: we are now living Paddy Chayefsky’s satirical dystopia. Lee Hall’s astute adaptation recognises that the 1976 movie needs little updating … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie leads November’s Top 10 new London shows

From a new British musical to starry Mamet and cheeky burlesque. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Paula Garfield

The artistic director of Deafinitely Theatre discusses Deaf audiences and artists, new production Contractions, and 15 years of the company. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Beginning, National Theatre

It seems to be the week for notable romcom two-handers. Joining Simon Stephens’ Heisenberg and David Ireland’s The End of Hope is David Eldridge’s meditation on the loneliness and halting longing of modern relationships. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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Jane Eyre, National Theatre

Three years after its Bristol Old Vic debut, Sally Cookson’s fervently theatrical reimagining of Charlotte Brontë’s novel returns to the National Theatre as part of a UK tour – with a new cast, but with its collective spirit intact. Read my … Continue reading

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Labour of Love leads October’s Top 10 new London shows

From James Graham’s political drama to immersive Agatha Christie and the unveiling of a new venue. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Sally Cookson

The director discusses her adaptation of Jane Eyre, which is returning to the National Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Oslo, National Theatre

We need more waffles in diplomacy. Or, in other words, personal connections to bridge those vast divides. So believed the Norwegian couple who orchestrated secret peace talks in 1993 between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization – a slice of … Continue reading

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