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Friday, March 20, 2020

Barn Theatre launches live streaming service by Natasha Tripney

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester has launched a live streaming service, which will provide a mix of community news, entertainment, music and children’s

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McOnie Company launches digital dance festival by Natasha Tripney

The McOnie Company, a dance company run by choreographer and director Drew McOnie, has launched a new digital dance festival, which will

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Hampstead Theatre to stream I and You on Instagram by Natasha Tripney

Hampstead Theatre has announced that its production of I and You, starring Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams, will be re-released on Instagram

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Eugenius! to be made available online by Natasha Tripney

The producers of Eugenius!, which first played at London’s Other Palace in 2018, have announced they will release archive footage of the

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Theatre Uncut to premiere new Kieran Hurley play online by Natasha Tripney

Theatre Uncut has announced that Kieran Hurley’s new play Bubble will premiere online on the company’s website, following the closure of theatres

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The show must go online – rolling coverage of theatre’s response to coronavirus by Natasha Tripney

Following the closure of UK theatres to prevent the spread of coronavirus many producers and companies are making their work available to

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Lucy Prebble: ‘Theatre is like a bunch of people joining around the campfire’ by Natasha Tripney

Lucy Prebble, the award winning writer of plays, hit TV series and a video game with more than 10 million players, tells

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Top theatre shows to see this week (March 16-22) by Natasha Tripney

Morgan and Abi’s Power Share The Bunker, London From March 16-21, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm and Abi Zakarian will be in residence at

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

On Blueberry Hill review at Trafalgar Studios, London – ‘gripping and heart-filling’ by Natasha Tripney

Sebastian Barry’s play is suffused with loss but also love. Two men sit in a prison cell, though it’s not clear whether

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Closed Lands review at the Vaults, London – ‘layered piece about migrants and borders’ by Natasha Tripney

We live in a world of walls. Closed Lands, based on a collection of poems by Simon Grangeat, and staged by LegalAliens

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Shoe Lady review at Royal Court, London – ‘discombobulating, weird and woozy’ by Natasha Tripney

It doesn’t take much to throw you off balance. One minute the protagonist of EV Crowe’s new play is walking around the

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Top 5 theatre to see this week (March 9-15) by Natasha Tripney

Coriolanus – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Tom Bateman plays the celebrated general who moves into politics in Shakespeare’s play about leadership and the

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Oliver Twist review at Leeds Playhouse – ‘lively, inclusive adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel’ by Natasha Tripney

Inclusion is embedded in the work of Ramps on the Moon, the theatre consortium that programmes work that centres D/deaf and disabled

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Natasha Tripney: Storyhouse’s success proves the benefits of removing barriers from social spaces by Natasha Tripney

There is no box office counter at Storyhouse. Nor is there a reception desk. There’s nothing and no one to stop people

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Pretty Woman review at Piccadilly Theatre, London – ‘cynical musical version of the hit romcom’ by Natasha Tripney

Even in 1990 Pretty Woman proved divisive. Reviewing it in Time magazine, Richard Corliss somewhat sniffily suggested an equivalence between its protagonists

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (March 2-8) by Natasha Tripney

Trainers – Gate Theatre, London In its 40th year, the Gate Theatre continues to programme formally inventive work, in this case US

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Women Beware Women review at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London – ‘stylish production of Middleton’s Jacobean tragedy’ by Natasha Tripney

Thomas Middleton’s play begins where many would end, with a young man bringing his new wife home. Women Beware Women plunges into

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Blue Stockings review at Storyhouse, Chester – ‘a talented young cast’ by Natasha Tripney

Storyhouse’s rep season continues with a revival of Jessica Swale’s play about a group of young women fighting to gain a Cambridge

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Notch review at the Vaults, London – ‘solo show exploring the horrors of homelessness’ by Natasha Tripney

A young woman leaves an unnamed war-riven Slavic country for a new life in Dublin. But she falls through the cracks, ends

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (February 24-March 1) by Natasha Tripney

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol David Mercatali – a director who’s something of an expert in intensity

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Friday, February 21, 2020

James McNicholas: The Boxer review at Soho Theatre, London – ‘touching and funny solo show’ by Natasha Tripney

Terry Downes was a world middleweight boxing champion known in his day as the “Paddington Express”. James McNicholas, the sports writer, comedian

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

A Number review at Bridge Theatre, London – ‘diluted production of Caryl Churchill’s kaleidoscopic play’ by Natasha Tripney

Written in 2002, A Number is often described as Caryl Churchill’s ‘cloning’ play, but it’s so much more than that. It’s as

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Natasha Tripney: There is no one way to stage Shakespeare by Natasha Tripney

At last week’s Critics Circle Awards, Juliet Stevenson, receiving an award for her performance in Robert Icke’s production of The Doctor, argued

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (February 17-23) by Natasha Tripney

I Think We Are Alone – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh Scott Graham and Kathy Burke co-direct Frantic Assembly’s touring production of a new

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Natasha Tripney: Exploring trauma on stage can make for powerful theatre but it can also take its toll by Natasha Tripney

It’s the time of year when a large section of London’s theatre community relocates underground to the dank caverns and pungent tunnels

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Far Away review at Donmar Warehouse – ‘vivid, chilling, dread-filled’ by Natasha Tripney

Caryl Churchill’s Far Away is a short play, but it’s not a small play: it’s global in scope, untethered by time, part

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Nora: A Doll’s House review at Young Vic, London – ‘poetic and ambitious reimagining of Ibsen’ by Natasha Tripney

In her fresh take on Ibsen’s 1879 play about a woman trapped in a stifling marriage, Stef Smith splits Nora’s story into

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (February 10-16) by Natasha Tripney

Nora: A Doll’s House – Young Vic, London Stef Smith’s re-imagining of Ibsen’s play visits three Noras – played by Amaka Okafor,

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Brazil’s Coletiva Ocupação on When It Breaks It Burns: ‘Theatre helps us to handle oppression’ by Natasha Tripney

Fifteen young, Brazilian performers are at the heart of a show at Battersea Arts Centre, which charts the movement that swept through

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (February 3-9) by Natasha Tripney

Ask Me Anything – Live Theatre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne The Paper Birds’ gently immersive new show takes its inspiration from the agony aunts of

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Night of the Living Dead – Remix review at Leeds Playhouse – ‘technically audacious recreation of a cult horror film’ by Natasha Tripney

Spawning numerous sequels, remakes and homages, George A Romero’s micro-budget 1968 movie changed the horror genre forever. His vision of a relentless

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