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Friday, April 21, 2017

The Pulverised: What happened to our lost childhoods? by Guest Bloggers

The Pulverised is a deep-dive into a comfortingly familiar world - our jobs and our working lives, but suddenly rendered strange, frightening and comical. As a story it was inspired by a now…

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Quarter Life Crisis: What’s it like being 25 in 21st-century London? by Guest Bloggers

Quarter Life Crisis presents an upbeat take on the millennial phenomenon of big dreams, no cash, going viral, YouTube tutorials, having numerous zero-hour contracts, and surrendering the 16-…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Glitter Punch: How to debate two sides of a dilemma at once? by Guest Bloggers

Peter Taylor directs Lucy Burke's new two-hander Glitter Punch, which is now premiering at the King's Head Theatre after first being performed as a scratch night in October. He explains the …

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Monday, February 13, 2017

John Cleese on Bang Bang: ‘I have always been drawn to farce’ by Guest Bloggers

Monty Python comedy legend John Cleese has adapted George Feydeau’s 1892 French farce BANG BANG for a brand-new staging which opens this month at Mercury Theatre Colchester… Tell…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

3000 possibilities: Staging La Ronde for the 21st century by Guest Bloggers

"Over three months, I trawled through London interviewing everyone from sex workers, adulterers, fetishists, lovers to the desperately bored and married, asking them about their sex lives."

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Once more unto the breach: What’s new about Henry V? by Guest Bloggers

After an acclaimed tour in 2016, Antic Disposition’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry V returns in February to embark on a tour of eight of the UK’s most historic and beautiful cathed…

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Lily Atkinson cabaret: ‘My show is about the different sides of being a woman’ by Guest Bloggers

Following a sell-outat the Pheasantry earlier this year, up-and-coming singer-songwriter Lily Atkinson returns to London this month for two dates only at the St James Studio, with her own un…

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Friday, October 21, 2016

The Acedian Pirates: A year’s fundraising for the pirate crew by Guest Bloggers

Bobby Brook is the director of Jay Taylor’s new play The Acedian Pirates, which premieres at London’s Theatre503 next week. My journey with this play began, if my memory isn’…

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Howard Brenton: ‘What are you prepared to do for revolutionary change?’ by Guest Bloggers

Howard Brenton: In my play MAGNIFICENCE, a group of squatters, occupying the room of an empty house in protest against homelessness, write a slogan on the wall: ‘What are the weapons of ha…

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Monday, October 10, 2016

From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads: The day David Bowie died by Guest Bloggers

Adrian Berry is the writer and director of From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads, a one-man show about an obsessive David Bowie fan (played by Alex Walton) which opens this month at Waterloo East…

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Saturday, October 8, 2016

Putting It Together: Rachel Ann Rayham on Moby Dick! by Guest Bloggers

I have been a huge musical theatre fan for as long as I can remember - anyone who knows me well would agree with me when I say I was stagey from birth.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Can you hear me running? How I lost my voice but found my feet by Guest Bloggers

Louise Breckon-Richards stars in Can You Hear Me Running? next month at London's Pleasance Theatre. The play is inspired by Louise's own experience as a performer who loses her voice to a ra…

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Bumblescratch: The challenges of writing sung-through musicals by Guest Bloggers

Robert J Sherman is a composer, lyricist and book writer who is proud to carry on the enduring legacy of his father and uncle, Robert B and Richard M Sherman, a.k.a The Sherman Brothers, who…

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Vanities: ‘Not a musical about three Mensa members’ by Guest Bloggers

After her success with American Idiot, director and choreographer Racky Plews returns to the West End with another American musical, Vanities, which receives its European premiere next month…

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