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Monday, June 24, 2019

Gate Theatre reveals premieres and manifesto for future by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Six new productions have been announced by The Gate Theatre in London alongside a new “manifesto” for the future. This post Gate Theatre reveals premieres and manifesto fo…

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Indigenous Canadian artists head for Edinburgh by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Works by Indigenous Canadian artists will feature at this year’s Edinburgh festivals as part of a new programme celebrating indigenous cultures. This post Indigenous Canadia…

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Bunker Theatre reveals programme of new plays by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Bunker Theatre in London has announced a new season including a festival of work from black artists, a new play from Anna Jordan and debuts from emerging writers. This pos…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

REVIEW: Riot Act, Arcola Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Riot Act, written and performed by Alexis Gregory, at Arcola Theatre and on tour This post REVIEW: Riot Act, Arcola Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ first appea…

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REVIEW: Strange Fruit, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Caryl Phillips's Strange Fruit now playing at the Bush Theatre in a production directed by Nancy Medina. This post REVIEW: Strange Fruit, Bush Theatre ✭…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

National Theatre to put more shows online for education by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Shows with stars including Benedict Cumberbatch and Billie Piper to go online in National Theatre link-up with Drama Online This post National Theatre to put more shows online…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

National Theatre announces new works and star casts by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The National Theatre has announced a programme of 15 new plays and adaptations that will help to counter criticism that it lacks diversity in its selection of writers. This po…

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Full cast and video revealed for new musical about a fiver by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Casting has been revealed for new British musical Fiver at London’s Southwark Playhouse which will tell the story of a £5 note and the people whose hands it passes through.…

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

Royal Court reveals fourth new play by Caryl Churchill by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Royal Court Theatre in London has announced an extra, fourth new play by leading playwright, Caryl Churchill, as part of its autumn season. This post Royal Court reveals f…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

REVIEW: The Knight Of The Burning Pestle, Barbican Centre London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Cheek by Jowl and Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre’s production of The Knight of the Burning Pestle at the Barbican Centre This post REVIEW: The Knight Of Th…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

REVIEW: Country Music, Omnibus Theatre Clapham ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Scott Le Crass’s revival of Simon Stephens’s Country Music at Omnibus Theatre in Clapham, London This post REVIEW: Country Music, Omnibus Theatre Claph…

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

REVIEW: Night Of The Living Dead Live, Pleasance Theatre London ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the stage adaptation of George A Romero's Night Of The Living Dead now playing at the Pleasance Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: Night Of The Living Dead…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

REVIEW: Henry V or Harry England, Shakespeare’s Globe ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Henry V or Harry England now playing at Shakespeare's Globe This post REVIEW: Henry V or Harry England, Shakespeare’s Globe ✭✭✭ first appeared on B…

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

REVIEW: Henry IV Part 2, Shakespeare’s Globe London ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Henry IV Part 2 or Falstaff, the second part of Shakespeare’s Henriad trilogy at Shakespeare's Globe London. This post REVIEW: Henry IV Part 2, Shakespea…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

REVIEW: Henry IV Part 1, Shakespeare’s Globe ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Henry IV Part 1 or Hotspur, the first part of a Shakespearean trilogy at the Globe. This post REVIEW: Henry IV Part 1, Shakespeare’s Globe ✭✭✭✭ f…

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

REVIEW: Fanny and Stella, Above The Stag Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Fanny and Stella - The Shocking True Story by Glenn Chandler now playing at Above The Stag Theatre, Vauxhall. This post REVIEW: Fanny and Stella, Above The…

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

REVIEW: Rosmersholm, Duke Of York’s Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Duncan Macmillan's adaptation of Ibsen's Rosmersholm now playing at the Duke Of York's Theatre. This post REVIEW: Rosmersholm, Duke Of York’s Theatre ✭…

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The Print Room launches new season after name change by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The UK premiere of Christopher Hampton’s adaptation of a classic European novel is one of the highlights of the latest season at The Coronet Theatre - the new name for The P…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

REVIEW: All My Sons, Old Vic Theatre London ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Arthur Miller's All My Sons starring Sally Field and Bill Pullman now playing at London's Old Vic Theatre. This post REVIEW: All My Sons, Old Vic Theatre L…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

REVIEW: Safety Net, Etcetera Theatre London ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Qianqian Chen's play Safety Net now playing at the Etcetera Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: Safety Net, Etcetera Theatre London ✭✭✭ first appeared…

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

REVIEW: Sweet Charity, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Josie Rourke's production of Sweet Charity now playing the Donmar Warehouse, London. This post REVIEW: Sweet Charity, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭✭ firs…

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New Theatre at Brighton’s Fringe Festival. Part Two by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon continues his preview of some of the new pieces of theatre that can be found at this year’s Brighton Fringe festival. Here are his picks for the second half of t…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Rehearsals under way for The Hired Man coming to Hull, Oldham and London by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Rehearsals are under way for a landmark revival of British musical The Hired Man that will be staged in Hull, Oldham and east London. The cast will feature: Jon Bonner (The C…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

New theatre at Brighton Fringe festival. Part One by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon From comedy and cabaret to dance, music and spoken word, Brighton Fringe festival is back for 2019 from 3 May to 2 June. As always, theatre plays a major part with something l…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Programme announced for Guildford Fringe Festival by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon New writing and other theatre feature as part of the programme announced for this year’s Guildford Fringe Festival. This post Programme announced for Guildford Fringe Festiv…

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REVIEW: The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens, Unicorn Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens at the Unicorn Theatre This post REVIEW: The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens, Unicorn Theatre ✭✭✭…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

INTERVIEW: Olivier Award-winning actor Giles Terera by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon interviews Olivier winner Giles Terera as he prepares for his next big role after Hamilton This post INTERVIEW: Olivier Award-winning actor Giles Terera first appe…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Ovalhouse to premiere two new plays as part of new season by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Two new plays are to premiere as part of the new summer season announced for Ovalhouse in south London. This post Ovalhouse to premiere two new plays as part of new season fir…

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Emma Rice to adapt Malory Towers for the stage by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Emma Rice’s theatre company, Wise Children, has announced a new production of Enid Blyton’s classic children’s stories about a girls’ boarding school, Malory Towers. T…

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Star names line up for murder mystery show at Park Theatre by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Park Theatre has revealed a star-studded line-up of guest performers for a new murder mystery show, from Gillian Anderson and Damian Lewis to Catherine Tate and Jim Broadbent.…

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Donmar’s new artistic director reveals first season by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A diverse mix of new plays and revivals has been announced for Michael Longhurst’s first season as artistic director of London’s Donmar Warehouse. This post Donmar’s new…

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