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The Watsons, Menier Chocolate Factory

Laura Wade isn’t the first to tackle Jane Austen’s unfinished novel, abandoned in 1805, but she is the only one so far to write herself, the struggling adaptor, into the text. This witty, ingenious and surprisingly philosophical play, which premiered … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Phyllis Logan

The actress talks Secrets & Lies, Downton and her current role in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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After Electra, Tricycle Theatre

The end is nigh in April De Angelis’s subversive new work. Free-spirited, octogenarian artist Virgie’s (Marty Cruickshank) family and friends find they’ve been gathered not to celebrate her birthday, but her death. Rather than suffer the indignities of ageing, Virgie … Continue reading

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