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The Lehman Trilogy leads July’s Top 10 new London shows

From a new theatrical epic to Shakespeare and musical spoof. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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Tina leads April’s Top 10 new London shows

From a buzzy new musical to returning favourites. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Girls & Boys, Royal Court

“It just seems to be a thing that we do, this incomprehensible violence thing.” So says the narrator of Dennis Kelly’s new one-woman play, performed in a staggering tour-de-force from Carey Mulligan. She’s been reflecting on an American mass shooting … Continue reading

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night leads February’s Top 10 new London shows

From O’Neill and flamenco to punk and Pippin. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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The Birthday Party leads January’s Top 10 new London shows

From a major Pinter revival to Wilde, Schiller and some exciting transfers. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Road, Royal Court

Thirty years on from its birth at the Royal Court, Jim Cartwright’s northern, working-class battle cry returns in a revival from John Tiffany which, though initially stodgy, has an accumulative and undeniable force. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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Cat On A Hot Tin Roof leads July’s Top 10 new London shows

From Tennessee Williams and Bob Dylan to royal politics and Adrian Mole. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Anatomy of a Suicide, Royal Court

“My mother says you’re tragedy personified,” reports a precocious child to Carol, who recently attempted suicide. It’s typical of Alice Birch’s harrowing new play, which wrings blistering humour as well as despair from its accomplished portrait of women in pain … 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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The Kid Stays in the Picture, Royal Court

While An American in Paris captures the dreamy glamour of old Hollywood, Simon McBurney rivetingly evokes its seedy, cynical underbelly, from backroom deals to drug busts and mobsters. Yet it is, in its own way, just as dazzling – a … Continue reading

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