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Blues in the Night, Kiln Theatre

It’s too darn hot, BoJo is in Downing Street, and we’re all going to Brexit hell – so we might as well sing the blues. Or at least take a night off from the apocalypse to enjoy a virtuoso company … Continue reading

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The Bridges of Madison County leads July’s Top 10 new London shows

From Jason Robert Brown and Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals to riotous comedy. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Death of a Salesman, Young Vic

Seventy years on from its Broadway opening, Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell present Arthur Miller’s masterpiece afresh in an inspired, shattering revival. One key change – making the 1940s Loman family African-American – gives the play a whole new texture, while retaining its searing condemnation … Continue reading

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The Starry Messenger leads May’s Top 10 new London shows

From timely plays to the beginning of open-air theatre season. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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True West leads December’s Top 10 new London shows

From a starry revival to new plays and the return of a modern classic. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Interview: Sharon D Clarke

The actress discusses her role in musical Caroline, or Change. Read my full TodayTix interview here

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BWW Interview: Michael Blakemore

The director discusses musical The Life, making its long-awaited London debut, and his stellar career. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Unsubtle Tartuffe update misses target

Last year, American poet/playwright Marcus Gardley scored a hit at the Tricycle by transporting Lorca to 19th-century New Orleans, and his loose adaptation of Molière’s 1664 Tartuffe seemed equally promising – the hypocritical religious devotee becoming a Deep South charlatan preacher. … Continue reading

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Everyman, National Theatre

As we stagger towards electoral chaos, isn’t it comforting to think there might be a master plan at work? That Russell Brand’s meddling is preordained, or Cameron’s ‘brain fade’ an act of divine intervention? The second play in Rufus Norris’s … Continue reading

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