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A Woman of No Importance, Vaudeville Theatre

Dominic Dromgoole’s new company Classic Spring kicks off its year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde with lesser-known 1893 work A Woman of No Importance. A starry cast, led by the incandescent Eve Best, makes a strong case for the play, though Dromgoole’s reclaiming of Wilde … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Emma Fielding

The actress discusses Dominic Dromgoole’s production of Oscar Wilde’s A Woman of No Importance at Vaudeville Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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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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Pick of the Week

It’s the best of the festivals this week on theartsdesk, with reports from Glastonbury, Hyde Park and Vortex Jazz Club, plus Rob Delaney, the Welsh in Patagonia and David Suchet’s Lady Bracknell. Read my full newsletter here

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The Last of the De Mullins, Jermyn Street Theatre

Even the most begrudging acquaintanceship with thematic foghorn Downton Abbey will have affirmed that the Edwardian era heralded momentous social change. Provocatively embedding this revolution in his work was now largely forgotten “New Drama” exponent St John Hankin, whose suicide … Continue reading

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Evening with Nunn’s Lady is pleasurable and provocative

The incendiary power of A Doll’s House remains indisputable, but less well known is another late-19th-century drama featuring a young woman torn between risky independence and unhappy domesticity. Oscar Wilde’s effervescent Lady Windermere’s Fan differs vastly in tone, but Ruby … Continue reading

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