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Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre

A remarkable true story birthed this modest Canadian musical, which went on to storm Broadway in 2017, and now makes it West End debut at a time when its heartfelt message seems more necessary than ever. In these murky, cynical … Continue reading

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9 to 5 the Musical, Savoy Theatre

In a programme interview, Patricia Resnick – writer of both the original 1980 film and this 2008 musical adaptation – notes that Jane Fonda wanted to convey a political message about workplace sexism, but realised couching it in comedy would make it more … Continue reading

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All About Eve, Noel Coward Theatre

Fasten your seatbelts! Ivo van Hove has taken on the ultimate quotable backstage melodrama: Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1950 Oscar-winning film about a celebrated actress and her young wannabe assistant. And the modern star power is assured: Gillian Anderson succeeds Bette … Continue reading

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Pinter Seven, Harold Pinter Theatre

Jamie Lloyd’s outstanding season of Pinter shorts – chock-full of mini revelations, innovative stagings, and a thrilling range of work from both actors and creatives – finishes on a high note with this thoroughly entertaining pair. Read my full BroadwayWorld … Continue reading

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The best theatre for Valentine’s Day

BroadwayWorld reviewers share their suggestions for romantic dates or a fun night out. Read the full BroadwayWorld article here

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Jenna Russell With Seth Rudetsky, Leicester Square Theatre

West End favourite Jenna Russell made a surprisingly belated solo concert debut at Leicester Square Theatre, but, judging by this entirely winning performance, she’s a natural. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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BWW Interview: Natalie McQueen

The actress discusses channelling Dolly Parton in 9 to 5 the Musical. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Come From Away leads February’s Top 10 new London shows

From a hit Canadian musical to showbiz satire and a classic sitcom reborn. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Peanuts, Widows, mime and romantic cinemas

Welcome to the new and improved double MoveTo Town and Country Arts section! January highlights include: Exhibition Somerset House celebrates the enduring influence of Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang Film Steve McQueen provides thought-provoking genre thrills in Widows Theatre Natasha Gordon’s family drama Nine … Continue reading

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Violet, Charing Cross Theatre

Following Caroline, or Change and Fun Home, the UK is blessed with another work from American composer Jeanine Tesori – this the British premiere of her 1997 musical Violet, which had a Sutton Foster-starring Broadway production in 2014. If not as refined as that exquisite duo, it’s … Continue reading

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