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Sleepless, Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre

Originally due to premiere back in March, Sleepless – a musical version of the winning 1993 movie Sleepless in Seattle – now acts as a test case for the return of fully staged but socially distanced indoor theatre, AKA Stage 4 of the Government’s “roadmap”. Though a … Continue reading

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The age of wisdom

There’s no witch, no chocolate factory, no helicopter or revolutionary barricade, just four singers, five doors, a piano and a bass. And yet Closer Than Ever, nestled in the pocket-sized Jermyn Street Theatre, has to be one of the hottest musical … Continue reading

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And then we came to the end

She cried a lot that first night, and then, the next day, she cried some more because she was certain Christopher Hitchens had done no such thing, and she was devastated at the thought that she might not be as … Continue reading

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In praise of Nora Ephron

I’ve just finished a sensational double collection of the late Nora Ephron’s writing, Crazy Salad & Scribble Scribble: Some Things About Women & Notes on the Media. I loved her screenplays (I’ll have what she’s having!), but I didn’t realise she … Continue reading

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