Sunday, 27 May 2018

The Night Alive by Conor McPherson at Jack Studio Theatre | Review - London Theatre 1

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The Night Alive by Conor McPherson at Jack Studio Theatre | Review - London Theatre 1


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The Night Alive by Conor McPherson at Jack Studio Theatre | Review
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At surface level, there are some seriously stereotyped characters in The Night Alive. Maurice (Dan Armour), the older man, trying to dispense sound advice to people (the phrase 'casting pearls before swine' from the King James Bible comes to mind ...

Quiz: Which London theatre best suits you? - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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Quiz: Which London theatre best suits you?
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There's an endless number of theatres in London, spanning from the huge auditoria of the Coliseum or the Palladium, to off-West End venues showcasing the very best the fringe has to offer. Despite all the choice, everyone has their favourite. A theatre ...


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Thursday, 24 May 2018

Review of Rashdash's Three Sisters at The Yard Theatre - London Theatre 1

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Review of Rashdash's Three Sisters at The Yard Theatre - London Theatre 1


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Review of Rashdash's Three Sisters at The Yard Theatre
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It's repositioned from rural Russia where a move to the capital, Moscow, is but a pipe dream, to 'the city' – which, judging by talk of mobiles, Morrisons and the cost of living, I assumed to mean suburban London (but I am willing to stand corrected on ...

London Musical Theatre Orchestra announces 2018 season - London Theatre 1


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London Musical Theatre Orchestra announces 2018 season
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London Musical Theatre Orchestra announces its 2018 season which features three spectacular musicals in concert: Tony Award-winning Camelot by Lerner and Loewe at the London Palladium; Girlfriends, composed by Emmy Award-winner Howard ...

New theatre to open at Wembley Park in London in autumn 2018 - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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New theatre to open at Wembley Park in London in autumn 2018
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A new theatre is set to open in the heart of Wembley this autumn as part of a huge development at Wembley Park. Troubadour Theatres, the team behind the King's Cross Theatre, will run the new space which is being developed on the former site of ...
New Theatre announced for Wembley Park by Troubadour TheatresLondon Theatre 1
New state-of-the-art theatre announced for Wembley ParkBT.com
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Martin Kemp to star in Chicago in the West End | LondonTheatre.co.uk - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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Martin Kemp to star in Chicago in the West End | LondonTheatre.co.uk
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Martin Kemp is set to star in the West End production of Chicago, taking over from Cuba Gooding Jnr as Billy Flynn. Kemp will take over as Flynn, the smooth ...
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Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Review of The Chess Player at OSO Arts Centre - London Theatre 1

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Review of The Chess Player at OSO Arts Centre
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As one would reasonably expect from a well-constructed one-person performance, miscellaneous characters are portrayed in a manner that demonstrates the actor's versatility. What sets The Chess Player apart is the ability to look at the storyline from ...

Katie Piper – What's In My Head – Duchess Theatre, London | Review - London Theatre 1


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Katie Piper – What's In My Head – Duchess Theatre, London | Review
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Acid attacks are, unpalatably, topical at the time of writing – a fortnight before this performance of Piper's one-woman show, What's In My Head?, a young lady in Brixton, south London, found herself the victim of a 'suspected' acid attack, and ...

Orwell's Down and Out: LIVE Examining homelessness in Paris and London - London Theatre 1


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Orwell's Down and Out: LIVE Examining homelessness in Paris and London
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... in homelessness since 2012, this re-imagination of “Orwell's Down and Out Live” will use the powerful medium of theatre to bring to life the topic of rough-sleeping and the hidden homeless in an immersive, live theatrical event in both London and ...

Review of Brittle Britain | Wandsworth Fringe London - London Theatre 1


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Review of Brittle Britain | Wandsworth Fringe London
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The Cat's Back is a typical pub theatre. A small raised platform serves as a stage and chairs are squashed together to form a make-shift audience. A Glass Half Full Theatre comes bounding onto the stage and immediately welcomes us in, full of energy ...

New Diorama overhauls programming model to 'better support emerging companies' - The Stage


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New Diorama overhauls programming model to 'better support emerging companies'
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The New Diorama Theatre will reduce the number of companies it programmes each year from 30 to seven, in a bid to make a “game-changing difference” to the companies it supports. The changes to the London theatre's programming have been prompted ...

Matilda the Musical will move to earlier weekday start time from September 2018 - London Theatre 1


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Matilda the Musical will move to earlier weekday start time from September 2018
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... weekday performances of the award-winning musical will begin at 7pm (Tuesday-Friday). The survey found that the majority of London theatre-bookers surveyed gave several reasons for a preferred earlier start time for a night at the theatre, including:.
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Matilda the Musical moves weekday start time to 7pmThe Stage
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Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Nigeria: "The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives" to Hit London Theatre

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Nigeria: "The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives" to Hit London Theatre

Lola Shoneyin's bestselling novel, The Secret Lives Of Baba Segi's Wives, will be taking over London theatre from June 7 to July 21. This new re-adaptation by award-winning playwright, Rotimi Babatunde of Bombay Republic, will be set at the Arcola Theatre ...

“The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives” to hit London Theatre

Lola Shoneyin’s bestselling novel, The Secret Lives Of Baba Segi’s Wives, will be taking over London theatre from June 7 to July 21. This new re-adaptation by award-winning playwright, Rotimi Babatunde of Bombay Republic, will be set at the Arcola ...
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F*cking Men at the King's Head Theatre May 2018 | Review - London Theatre 1


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F*cking Men at the King's Head Theatre May 2018 | Review
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Giving Viennese classic La Ronde a re-boot, F*cking Men brings risqué theatre to the fringe stage. Taking a snapshot of the lives of various gay men on their quest to find happiness (or just sexual fulfillment), this production was originally hosted at ...

Liberty Rides Forth! – Drag musical at Waterloo East in October 2018 - London Theatre 1


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Liberty Rides Forth! – Drag musical at Waterloo East in October 2018
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... behind the piano at practically every major cabaret venue in London. Director Susan Raasay has worked at the Pleasance Theatre, Southwark Playhouse and Bridewell Theatre, and directed Liberty Goes Forth! for the Brighton and Edinburgh productions.


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Monday, 21 May 2018

Review of 3Women at Trafalgar Studios London | Starring Anita Dobson - London Theatre 1

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Review of 3Women at Trafalgar Studios London | Starring Anita Dobson
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Katy Brand's first foray into scriptwriting gives us 3Women, a well-written, funny and emotional delight. Across three generations, three women come together on the eve of Suzanne's (Debbie Chazen) wedding. Suzanne's mother Eleanor (Anita Dobson) and ...

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Things To Do Today In London: Monday 21 May 2018 - Londonist


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Things To Do Today In London: Monday 21 May 2018
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SCI-FI THEATRE LAB: Get ready to make some sweet, sweet science-fiction theatre with Cyborphic. They're running four days of workshops on performing, writing and directing for intrepid artists wishing to beam their work up to the stage. London Theatre ...


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Sunday, 20 May 2018

Review of The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre - London Theatre 1

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Review of The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre - London Theatre 1


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Review of The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre
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There is a charm and almost a nostalgia to their productions which resonates, and which sets them apart from any other group currently performing in London – maybe anywhere. Their originality, inventiveness and sense of good, old-fashioned fun will, ...

Review of Sex with Robots and Other Devices at the King's Head Theatre - London Theatre 1


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Review of Sex with Robots and Other Devices at the King's Head Theatre
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The concept of robots has been around for thousands of years. Basically, since humans first learned how to work, they started thinking about ways of getting out of it by having some device do the work for them. Since then, technology has moved on and ...

Review of Schism at Park Theatre London - London Theatre 1


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Review of Schism at Park Theatre London
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Playwrights like to manipulate people. When they pen a show, they will write certain characters from certain angles in order to get the audience to feel a certain way about them. Sometimes, this is just something that happens, based on where the show ...


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Saturday, 19 May 2018

Imperium II: Dictator London Tickets – Gielgud Theatre - London Theatre 1

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Imperium II: Dictator London Tickets – Gielgud Theatre
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Following their acclaimed sell-out season in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company's IMPERIUM plays, based on the bestselling Cicero Trilogy by Robert Harris, transfer to London's Gielgud Theatre for a strictly limited season from Thursday ...

Review of Gift Of The Gab at the White Bear Theatre - London Theatre 1


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Review of Gift Of The Gab at the White Bear Theatre
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Then in act two, everything changed and like London buses, not just one plot came along but three! Winkle enlists his friend Toe-Rag to break into one of the homes he and Gabe had scammed, thereby cutting out the middleman and robbing it themselves.

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Instinct Theatre & Quantum Frolic Theatre: In The Shadow of the Mountain
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A modern love story crashes in front of us, or so we are led to believe. Rob is tackled to the ground at a train station by vivacious Ellie. They meet and already Rob is taken aback by Ellie's character. She's intense and consistently talks over Rob in ...

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Emilio and Gloria Estefan musical On Your Feet to get UK premiere at London Coliseum - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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Emilio and Gloria Estefan musical On Your Feet to get UK premiere at London Coliseum
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On Your Feet, the Broadway musical about the life of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, is set to get its UK premiere at the London Coliseum from June 2019. The Estefans are a powerhouse in popular Latin music, winning a combined 26 Grammy Awards. Gloria has ...
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Gloria Estefan hails London's role in her 'musical life' as she announces new showEvening Standard
Production news round-up: Gloria Estefan musical comes to the UK and The Inheritance announces West End transferThe Stage
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