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Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

Chicago‘s hit West End revival ­- which featured a constant revolving door of big names – closed in 2012 after almost 15 years. Now, it returns with the requisite stunt casting (Cuba Gooding Jr), but also with a cast of … Continue reading

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Tina leads April’s Top 10 new London shows

From a buzzy new musical to returning favourites. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Jonny Labey

The actor discusses his role in the West End production of Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Picasso, Lady Bird, Mary Stuart and West Cork

On my March MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Exhibition Pablo Picasso’s ‘year of wonders’ graces Tate Modern Film The mother-daughter relationship deftly captured by Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird Theatre Robert Icke’s Mary Stuart presents history as a modern political thriller Commuter corner The latest must-binge true … Continue reading

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Macbeth leads March’s Top 10 new London shows

From Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams to a new epic and a lush romance. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Frozen, Theatre Royal Haymarket

No, it’s not that Frozen – although the immortal words “Let it go” do appear in the second half. Otherwise this is a far cry from the Disney juggernaut. Bryony Lavery’s 1998 play deals with the abduction of a child, and asks whether … Continue reading

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night leads February’s Top 10 new London shows

From O’Neill and flamenco to punk and Pippin. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Wyndham’s Theatre

Though a long journey indeed, Richard Eyre’s is a vital revival, giving vigour to Eugene O’Neill’s mighty, semi-autobiographical work and making all the more poignant this tormented but fast-talking family’s gradual dwindling into a despairing silence. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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Mary Stuart, Duke of York’s Theatre

“Heads.” One word, and one coin toss, decides which roles Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams will play on the night: Mary Queen of Scots, or her rival Elizabeth I. Last night Williams took the latter – the company immediately bowing … Continue reading

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Futuristic visions, Cézanne’s portraits and Film Review

On my January MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: The future is bright The capital’s prospects explored through bold creative work at the Museum of London Don’t miss: Portrait of an artist The National Portrait Gallery celebrates Cézanne Commuter corner Stephen … Continue reading

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