Tag Archives: west end

Apologia, Trafalgar Studios

Back in 2009, Alexi Kaye Campbell followed up his bold first play The Pride with Apologia, which takes the well-trodden path of a fraught family reunion where past grievances stalk the present. If more conventional, it’s still an enjoyable combination of big ideas, sharp … Continue reading

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Apologia leads August’s Top 10 new London shows

From a starry drama to musical revivals and family-friendly fun. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Emma Hatton

The actress discusses her starring roles in Wicked and Evita. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Freema Agyeman

The actress talks Doctor Who, Sense8 and making her West End debut in Apologia. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Queen Anne, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Game of Thrones returns this weekend, but those hungry for political machinations and manipulations can also find a feast of them in Helen Edmundson’s 2015 stealth thriller about a little-known 18th-century English monarch and her courtly advisors’ jockeying for position. With plenty … Continue reading

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All Change Please, Lucy Kerbel

Another week, another dispiriting gender equality statistic, as research by The Stage reveals 75% of West End musicals staged in the past decade had no women on their writing teams; removing jukebox shows from the equation, just 9% featured music by female composers. … Continue reading

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The Mentor, Vaudeville Theatre

Bath’s Ustinov Studio has become something of a European hub. Visionary director Laurence Boswell and ever-skilful translator Christopher Hampton, who first introduced us to Florian Zeller, are currently championing Daniel Kehlmann – a bestselling writer in Germany, where he published the first of 10 books when … Continue reading

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Cat On A Hot Tin Roof leads July’s Top 10 new London shows

From Tennessee Williams and Bob Dylan to royal politics and Adrian Mole. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Wyndham’s Theatre

One American great inhabits another in this superior cabaret, as the Broadway legend Audra McDonald slips into the skin – and unforgettable voice – of jazz icon Billie Holiday. The emotional sensitivity makes it far more than just an immensely skilful impersonation, and … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Jon Brittain

The playwright on the West End return of Rotterdam. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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