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Book tickets to the hottest Off-West End autumn shows

From Eureka Day at the Old Vic to The Canterville Ghost at Southwark Playhouse. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Anyone Can Whistle, Southwark Playhouse

The first significant London revival of a Stephen Sondheim musical since the great man’s death is Georgie Rankcom’s staging of this little-seen 1964 curio. Read my full London Theatre review here

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‘Rose Ayling-Ellis is showing you can be deaf and still be happy’: Deaf performers hail the Strictly effect

The actress’ silent break on last week’s show was the TV moment of the year – and it’s changing perceptions around deaf performers and British Sign Language, too. Read my full The i Paper article here

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The Last Five Years, Southwark Playhouse

There’s concept on top of concept in this revival of Jason Robert Brown’s beloved 2001 musical, which charts the ebb and flow of a relationship by juggling timelines: aspiring actress Cathy’s story is told in reverse chronological order, while aspiring writer Jamie’s moves … Continue reading

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The Visit leads February’s Top 10 new London shows

From a new Tony Kushner adaptation to an epic musical and Shakespeare sitcom. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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The West End Frame Show

Had the great pleasure of joining theatre podcast The West End Frame Show as a guest co-host, discussing recent openings and news. Listen to it here!

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BWW Interview: Dave Malloy

Composer, writer and actor Dave Malloy’s work includes the Tony Award-winning Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Octet, and his upcoming adaptation of Moby-Dick – the latter directed by regular collaborator Rachel Chavkin and starring Malloy. This year, London also sees two of his shows: Preludes, soon … Continue reading

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Preludes, Southwark Playhouse

Where does music come from? That’s the vital question posed to Sergei Rachmaninoff in Dave Malloy’s extraordinary 2015 chamber work, as the great late-Romantic Russian composer – stuck in his third year of harrowing writer’s block – tries to relocate his gift. It comes … Continue reading

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Falsettos leads September’s Top 10 new London shows

From a landmark musical and Caryl Churchill to Wall Street and ABBA immersion. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Once on This Island, Southwark Playhouse

As British summer really kicks in (umbrellas at the ready), our thoughts might turn fondly to the sunny Caribbean. Good timing, then, for the return of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s 1990 musical set in the French Antilles. Based on Rosa Guy’s … Continue reading

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