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Kiss Me, Kate, London Coliseum

Cole Porter’s 1948 love letter to showbiz is brilliantly served by Opera North’s big, bold and bawdy production – both soaringly romantic and packed with meta winks. A touring staple, Jo Davies’ detailed take (the revival helmed by Ed Goggin) beds down … Continue reading

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Red leads May’s Top 10 new London shows

From meaty revivals to the open-air theatres opening their doors. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Bat Out of Hell, Dominion Theatre

Back by feverishly popular demand, Jim Steinman’s mega-musical is no longer in danger of alarming unsuspecting operagoers. A year on from its Coliseum debut, this indisputably bonkers show moves to the West End venue it was surely always destined for – … Continue reading

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night leads February’s Top 10 new London shows

From O’Neill and flamenco to punk and Pippin. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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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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Nominations are now open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! We’ve set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favourites. Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open until 29 September. Read the full BroadwayWorld article … Continue reading

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Follies leads September’s Top 10 new London shows

From starry Sondheim to political plays and the return of Florian Zeller. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Amadeus, National Theatre

Jealousy stalks this seminal work by the late Peter Shaffer, making a triumphant return to the theatre where it debuted in 1979. Court composer Salieri is cursed with just enough musical appreciation to realise how mediocre his efforts are in … Continue reading

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LET THERE BE LIGHT: Paule Constable

The latest instalment in our series showcasing Britain’s best lighting designers focuses on the four-time Olivier and two-time Tony Award winner Paule Constable. She’s worked on numerous landmark theatrical productions, including The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, … Continue reading

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LET THERE BE LIGHT: Lighting Designer James Farncombe Talks Opera, LED and Experimentation

Our new series, LET THERE BE LIGHT, focuses on some of Britain’s best theatrical lightning designers. First up is James Farncombe, whose projects range from plays at venues like the Royal Court, Young Vic and Donmar Warehouse to a variety … Continue reading

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