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Top Christmas picks for London theatre

Christmas is upon us, and the capital, as usual, is serving up a veritable feast of festive offerings. Here are some of London’s finest… Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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BWW Interview: Daniel Boys and Simon Lipkin

The actors discuss the new musical version of family film Nativity!, now touring the UK. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Robin Windsor

The dancer talks Strictly, choreographing and new tour Keep Dancing. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Alice’s Adventures Underground, The Vaults

The 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s seminal novel has inspired a raft of commemorative works, from Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini’s musical Wonder.land to Holland Park opera and Glastonbury’s surrealist haven; Disney’s film sequel arrives next year. Les Enfants Terribles’ … Continue reading

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Feminist comedy, the Bard reborn and a must-see arts venue

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Feminist stand-up Bridget Christie headlines Winchester Comedy Festival The hottest shows come to ODEON cinemas Propeller’s innovative retelling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream Sizzling double bill of Brazilian dance Sensational new arts centre Hauser & Wirth Somerset … Continue reading

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Hat Fair, Eddie Izzard, Python and wild planet

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Forty years of Winchester’s Hat Fair, the UK’s longest-running street festival Eddie Izzard at Southsea Comedy Festival Monty Python cinema relay West End hits The Lion King and Avenue Q Wild Planet at SeaCity Museum Plus my pick of July’s top … Continue reading

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Sing when you’re winning

If the thought of 60 numbers from the world of musical theatre makes you raise your jazz hands in the air and grapevine over to the nearest box office, you’ll find this jam-packed show is a little piece of musical-geek … Continue reading

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Give the people what they want

Your reaction to the stage musical version of Dirty Dancing depends upon two key factors: the extent of your nostalgic affection for the classic 1987 film, and your early-evening pink Champagne intake level. Last night’s star-studded audience seemed thoroughly prepared on both … Continue reading

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June issue of ‘Dance Today’

The new issue of Dance Today is now on sale. My features this month include: Strictly uncovered A spectacular new stage show reveals the truth behind the sequins. Creator Craig Revel Horwood and star Lisa Riley tell all… Love on the dancefloor In ‘Stepping … Continue reading

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‘Dance Today’ launches Teacher of the Year competition

Leaders. Followers. Juniors. Seniors. Beginners. World champions. We may wear different labels, but there is more in dance that connects us than divides us, and one of the most important connecting threads of all is how much our lives can … Continue reading

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