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Annie leads June’s Top 10 new London shows

From a classic musical and acclaimed Shakespeare to buzzy history plays. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, Duke of York’s Theatre

Sacred and profane, trivial and profound blissfully combine in this irresistible, Olivier Award-winning tale of choirgirls gone wild. Lee Hall, of Billy Elliot fame, adapts Alan Warner’s 1998 novel with a similarly shrewd grasp of youthful hope amidst challenging circumstances, … Continue reading

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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Donmar Warehouse

It’s a bigly Trump-fest over at the Donmar, with adaptor Bruce Norris determined to make Brecht great again – or at least pointedly contemporary. Despite a legal disclaimer in the knowing prologue, the current tangerine regime looms large, replacing (or … Continue reading

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Woyzeck leads May’s Top 10 new London shows

From new takes on Brecht and Büchner to Jez Butterworth’s latest and a classic musical. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Kirsty Bushell

The actress discusses playing Juliet in Daniel Kramer’s production at Shakespeare’s Globe. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Stepping Out, Vaudeville Theatre

Never mind Stepping Out – the real wonder of this production is Anna-Jane Casey stepping in for the injured Tamzin Outhwaite at such short notice. It’s a plot twist worthy of the backstage shenanigans in Richard Harris’s genial 1984 play … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Madani Younis

The Bush Theatre’s Artistic Director discusses its redevelopment and future plans. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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The Glass Menagerie, Duke of York’s Theatre

“I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion,” declares Tom Wingfield, the narrator of Tennessee Williams’s exquisite memory play. Director John Tiffany has proved gloriously adept at handling both sides of the equation in the magical trick-filled yet … Continue reading

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Three creatives preview Hull’s Back To Ours festival

Lucy Jane Parkinson, Mark Thomas and Hijinx Theatre’s Ben Pettitt-Wade discuss the UK City of Culture’s transformative local festival. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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DREAMGIRLS Leads December’s Top 10 new London shows

From a big musical revival to starry panto, Ibsen and Matthew Bourne’s latest. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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