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BWW Interview: Edward Fox

The actor talks John Betjeman play Sand in the Sandwiches. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here Advertisements

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An Open Book: Bruce McCall

Polo played in surplus First World War tanks; zeppelin shooting as a gentlemanly leisure pursuit; mighty vessel RMS Tyrannic, proud host of the Grand Ballroom Chariot Race and so safe “that she carries no insurance”. These are just some of … Continue reading

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Reality TV

“Understated cartoon” may sound like an oxymoron, but that is the subtle triumph of Dancing Brick’s 60-minute snapshot Perle, currently playing in the Soho Theatre’s studio space. Written and performed by Verity Bargate Award-winning Thomas Eccleshare and smartly directed by company … Continue reading

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The land of lost content

“Childhood is the adult world writ large, not small.” It might seem an odd casting decision, one inviting embarrassed amusement from the audience rather than emotional engagement, but Dennis Potter’s insistence that adult actors play his seven-year-old characters is a … Continue reading

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Modern warfare

Wake up. Bus to work. Office banter. Office tedium. Office misogyny. Meal deals. Emails. Calls. Customer abuse. Missing colleagues. Resentful interns. Loans. Debts. Life lost in the shuffle. An average day for an averagely content person? Or an increasingly unbearable … Continue reading

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