The Best of 2015 

Carefully looking back on 2015 in the UK reveals more theatrical richness than readily spring to mind when idly contemplating the theatrical year just...
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10 Best Musicals in London: 18 May 2016

10 Best Musicals in London:  18 May 2016 If you are in London this month, what Musicals should you see? We have compiled this list to...

The 10 Best Musicals on Broadway: January 2016

What Broadway musicals should audiences from the UK see first if visiting the Great White Way? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble...
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10 Best New Musicals in London: 18 July 2016

10 Best Musicals in London as at 18 July 2016 What Musicals should you see first in London if you are visiting or have only...
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Is Gary Barlow the new Andrew Lloyd Webber?

Let It Shine (BBC1) launched a couple of weeks ago with a splashy opening routine featuring Gary Barlow as performer/producer/judge.  It signaled that the...

Showbiz! Fixation on the bottom line is killing actors’ careers.

"Fixation on box office hits is killing British theatre," says celebrated playwright Sir David Hare, in The Guardian (Saturday, April 16th).  He laments an...
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10 Best Plays in London: 18 August 2016

10 Best Plays in London: 18 August 2016 If you are in London this month, what plays should you see? We have compiled this list to...
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10 Best Musicals in London as at 18 October 2016

10 Best Musicals in London as at 18 October 2016 What Musicals should you see first in London if you are visiting or have only...

2016: Top Ten Plays – West End

2016: Top Ten Plays - West End What a disappointing year 2016 has been for the West End. It should be difficult to compose a...

Of Dominic Cavendish and Men

Is there a more patently absurd, and distinctly disturbing, title for an opinion piece written by a white, male theatre critic in 2017 than...

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Saturday, Sunday, Monday

This new production of Saturday, Sunday, Monday puts a venerable war-horse through a striking new set of paces reflecting great credit on ensemble values...

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