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The 47th, Old Vic

Bertie Carvel is an uncanny Trump, but this is a hollow political pageant. Read my full London Theatre review here

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See Mike Bartlett plays in the West End and beyond

The prolific writer has three shows on in London this spring. Read my full London Theatre article here

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A Number, Old Vic

It’s 20 years since Caryl Churchill’s spry, elliptical cloning play premiered at the Royal Court with Michael Gambon and Daniel Craig, and it remains a fascinating chamber piece for a talented pair of actors. Read my full London Theatre review … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol, Old Vic

Matthew Warchus’s Dickensian charmer is back at the Old Vic for a fifth year. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Camp Siegfried, Old Vic

Who knew there was a Nazi summer camp on New York’s Long Island in the 1930s? Read my full London Theatre review here

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Bagdad Cafe, Old Vic

Bagdad is a ghost town. Stranded in California’s Mojave desert, it once served mine workers, then travellers on Route 66, but was subsequently abandoned and its buildings razed.  Read my full Telegraph review here

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Remembrance, Old Vic: In Camera

In November 2018, the Old Vic staged a series of five solo performances, curated by Arinzé Kene and directed by Annabel Bolton, to mark 100 years since the Armistice. Presented without scenery or costumes, they aimed to remind us of the … Continue reading

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Burn, Old Vic Online

The Old Vic has recently announced it is sticking with digital productions until at least spring 2021. That means more live-streamed work from its empty auditorium, including the upcoming return of A Christmas Carol, a Remembrance Day piece, and this new Sheila Atim … Continue reading

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Three Kings, Old Vic: In Camera

The world premiere of Stephen Beresford’s new hourlong play, livestreamed to home audiences in four performances as part of the Old Vic’s In Camera series, was postponed a couple of times due to Andrew Scott undergoing minor surgery. Thankfully, the actor has … Continue reading

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Where to watch celebrities onstage

From Andrew Scott in the Old Vic’s Three Kings to Sleepless‘s pop star leads and a host of luminaries in Talking Heads. Read my full London Theatre article here

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