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Hamilton: The Ultimate Guide

Hamilton finally makes its UK debut at the Victoria Palace Theatre tomorrow night. Need a quick primer on the musical phenomenon? Here’s the lowdown… Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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The Slaves of Solitude, Hampstead Theatre

We’re back in the world of ration books, blackouts and spam fritters, as Nicholas Wright delves into the home front via his adaptation of Patrick Hamilton’s 1947 novel. Though there’s a certain period chintz about Jonathan Kent’s production, darker undercurrents make this a more … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Fenella Woolgar

The actress discusses The Slaves of Solitude, the stage adaptation of Patrick Hamilton’s novel, at Hampstead Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Ashley Gilmour

The actor talks the new UK tour of Miss Saigon. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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An American in Paris, Dominion Theatre

It’s 1945, and Paris is shakily emerging from Nazi occupation – celebrating, yes, with soldiers returning and families reuniting, but also confronting collaborators in their midst and post-war deprivation. Amidst this turmoil, two future lovers meet: an encounter of seismic … Continue reading

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Love in Idleness, Menier Chocolate Factory

In 1944, Terence Rattigan substantially revised Less Than Kind at the behest of star theatrical couple the Lunts; the result was the less political, more overtly comic play Love in Idleness. Now, Trevor Nunn, inspired by Dan Rebellato’s introduction in … Continue reading

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Over the sea to Skye

We follow the trail of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites through the Highlands. Read my full Discover Britain magazine article here Buy a copy here

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Ugly Lies the Bone, National Theatre

Jess strolls through fresh powder. Behind her is a gleaming glass lake, ahead snow-capped mountains dotted with handsome fir trees. More snow twinkles in the inky heavens like jewelled stars, or falls from the sky in soft, fluttering feathers. Read … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Kate Fleetwood

The actress discusses her role in Ugly Lies the Bone, now playing at the National Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Travesties, Menier Chocolate Factory

Wilde, Joyce, Shakespeare, Lenin, memory, the morality of war, social systems, and the meaning and purpose of art: Stoppard’s dazzlingly intellectual 1974 play really is a life, the universe and everything affair. Thankfully, Patrick Marber’s fleet-footed revival is equally attuned … Continue reading

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