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Endgame leads January’s Top 10 new London shows

From a starry Beckett revival to Tom Stoppard and magical mishaps. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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12 London Shows to See in 2020

2020 is already shaping up to be an incredible year of theatre! Here are some of our picks for the best new London shows to see in the New Year. Read my full TodayTix article here

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Uncle Vanya, Almeida Theatre

After putting a modern spin on the Oresteia, with memorable results, director Robert Icke takes on another classic. No samovars here: Icke has stripped back, anglicised and revitalised Chekhov, obliterating the space between story and spectator. His zoomed-in vision offers … Continue reading

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Don’t miss: This week’s Top 10 new London shows

From Friends actor Matthew Perry’s playwriting debut and a Satanic hand puppet to theatrical history and a new take on Chekhov. Read my full BroadwayWorld round-up here

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10 questions on Chekhov for playwright Simon Stephens

Fresh from global domination with The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, currently garnering rapturous reviews on Broadway, inexhaustible playwright and adaptor Simon Stephens has swapped Mark Haddon for Anton Chekhov and a new version of The Cherry Orchard, … Continue reading

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Uncle Vanya, St James Theatre

Purists may take issue with Anya Reiss’s incursion into the classics – having already tackled The Seagull and Three Sisters, she’s now turned her dogged 21st-century gaze on Uncle Vanya – but Reiss’s adaptation, though fresh and punchy, in fact is … Continue reading

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