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Beverley Knight: ‘I’m a black Fairy Godmother, for all the little girls who look like me’

Beverley Knight is already the Queen of British Soul. This year, she’s set to add the title of Queen of Christmas. Read my full The i Paper interview here

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‘Diana was a cat – a pampered, domesticated cat’: how Emma Corrin learnt to move like a princess

Who links Freddie Mercury, Elvis, Princess Diana and Bond’s latest nemesis? The in-demand movement director Polly Bennett, who helped Rami Malek to an Oscar for Bohemian Rhapsody, and is a key member of The Crown’s creative team. Read my full Telegraph interview here

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BWW Interview: The cast of Six

The current West End queens discuss the hit musical – and who is most like their alter ego… Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Mary Stuart, Duke of York’s Theatre

“Heads.” One word, and one coin toss, decides which roles Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams will play on the night: Mary Queen of Scots, or her rival Elizabeth I. Last night Williams took the latter – the company immediately bowing … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

Covent Garden flower seller Peter Green on traditional trading and his Royal Warrant. Read my full Discover Britain interview here

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Queen Anne, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Game of Thrones returns this weekend, but those hungry for political machinations and manipulations can also find a feast of them in Helen Edmundson’s 2015 stealth thriller about a little-known 18th-century English monarch and her courtly advisors’ jockeying for position. With plenty … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Kerry Ellis

The West End leading lady discusses her role in new musical Murder Ballad. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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We Made It: Stufish Entertainment Architects

Set designer and architect Ric Lipson on creating work for U2, Madonna, Chinese theatre and a new West End version of The War of the Worlds. Read my full theartsdesk interview here

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Strictly Speaking: the final

Perhaps not a vintage year, but Strictly ended on a high with a closer than expected final, bananas returning contestants encore, and a deserving winning couple in Caroline and Pasha. It was a show noticeably light on ballroom – because … Continue reading

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A royal wave goodbye

The results are in… Thanks for all your votes in the monarchy poll. A whopping 71.4% believe the institution is outmoded and we should scrap it, while 14.2% don’t mind it, but don’t want to pay for it. Just 14% … Continue reading

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