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Amadeus leads October’s Top 10 new London shows

From Shaffer and Stoppard revivals to new musicals and Tony Kushner’s latest. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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BWW Interview: Ian Hallard

The actor discusses working with husband Mark Gatiss on the revival of The Boys in the Band at Park Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Yerma, Young Vic

Australian theatre’s ‘enfant terrible’ Simon Stone, whose 2014 version of Ibsen’s The Wild Duck at the Barbican memorably starred a live duck, has returned to take on Lorca’s 1934 “tragic poem”. If some of the elemental lyricism has been lost … Continue reading

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Some Girl(s), Park Theatre

Neil LaBute’s exercise in self-flagellation, first seen in 2005 and adapted for film in 2013, offers his familiar misanthropic take on the battle of the sexes. This one concerns Guy (Charles Dorfman), engaged to be married and embarking on a … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child leads July’s Top 10 new London shows

From a magical mega-hit and eye-catching musical revivals to plays with strong social resonance. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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The Quiet House, Park Theatre

Infertility affects one in six couples, but it’s still something of a taboo subject. Gareth Farr’s new play throws welcome light on the challenges of conception, and is accompanied by a Fertility Fest that brings together artists and medical experts … Continue reading

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The Patriotic Traitor, Park Theatre

Theatregoers suffering from First World War fatigue may want to pass on Jonathan Lynn’s merely competent historical drama about two mythic figures: Charles de Gaulle and Philippe Pétain. It’s a fascinating subject – de Gaulle had his former mentor tried … Continue reading

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Cyrano de Bergerac Leads This Week’s Top 10 New London Shows

From an all-female reimagining of a classic tale to a late, great Shakespeare, here are some of this week’s most eye-catching openings. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Dinner With Friends, Park Theatre

After 12 seemingly idyllic years, Tom and Beth’s marriage is over. That’s a concern for Gabe and Karen, partly because they care for their friends, and there’s the ugly business of choosing sides, but mainly because it causes them to … Continue reading

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Obvious, unfunny satire finds nothing new on Brand furore

Back in 2008, Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross prank-called Andrews Sachs, claiming Brand had slept with his granddaughter. Daniel Dingsdale’s debut Dark Tourism opens with a similar incident: two radio shock jocks, one a pale imitation of Brand, and a joke … Continue reading

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