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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Vault Festival unveils biggest-ever programme for 2019 by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon More than 400 shows have been announced for next year’s Vault Festival in London – more than ever before. This post Vault Festival unveils biggest-ever programme for 2019 …

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New director at Cheek by Jowl to support touring challenges by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Leading UK-based theatre company Cheek by Jowl has strengthened its management team as it faces increasing challenges to international touring. This post New director at Cheek…

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Michelle Collins joins cast of new Park Theatre comedy by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The full cast has been announced for new comedy My Dad’s Gap Year at London’s Park Theatre, led by Michelle Collins. Running from 30 January to 23 February, the pl…

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New ‘secret’ arts theatre festival in London’s West End by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Musical theatre, cabaret, comedy and drag feature in a new “secret” arts theatre festival in London this month, with a line-up including Louise Dearman, Mark Watso…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Revolutionary new season revealed at The Bunker Theatre by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Bunker’s artistic director Chris Sonnex announces his first season as artistic director A “revolution” is underway at The Bunker theatre in London where Chris Sonnex…

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre unveils Spring 2019 programme by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Three world premieres have been announced as part of Sherman Theatre’s last season under artistic director Rachel O’Riordan. This post Cardiff’s Sherman Thea…

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

REVIEW: The Birth Of Modern Theatre, Routledge Press ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Norman S Poser’s new book, The Birth of Modern Theatre, about David Garrick and his contemporaries and theatre-going in the 18th century This post RE…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

REVIEW: Chekhov’s First Play, Battersea Arts Centre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Chekhov’s First Play presented by Dead Centre at Battersea Arts Centre. This post REVIEW: Chekhov’s First Play, Battersea Arts Centre ✭✭✭…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

REVIEW: Ear For Eye, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Debbie Tucker Green’s new play Ear For Eye at the Royal Court This post REVIEW: Ear For Eye, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭✭✭ first appeared on Briti…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

REVIEW: Honour, Park Theatre ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the revival of Joanna Murray-Smith’s Honour at Park Theatre This post REVIEW: Honour, Park Theatre ✭✭✭ first appeared on British Theatre. Hurrah!

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

REVIEW: I and You, Hampstead Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Lauren Gunderson’s I and You at Hampstead Theatre starring Maisie Williams This post REVIEW: I and You, Hampstead Theatre ✭✭✭✭ first appeared on …

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Friday, October 26, 2018

REVIEW: A Very Very Very Dark Matter, Bridge Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Martin McDonagh’s A Very Very Very Dark Matter starring Jim Broadbent at the Bridge Theatre This post REVIEW: A Very Very Very Dark Matter, Bridge Theatr…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Royal Court announces new writing as part of 2019 season by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Royal Court has announced a season of new work for 2019 featuring both emerging young writers and more established ones including Jack Thorne. This post Royal Court announ…

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

REVIEW: Guys and Dolls Live in Concert, Royal Albert Hall ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Guys and Dolls Live In Concert directed by Stephen Mear at the Royal Albert Hall. This post REVIEW: Guys and Dolls Live in Concert, Royal Albert Hall ✭…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

REVIEW: The Watching, White Bear Theatre ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Nicholas Limm’s play The Watching at the White Bear Theatre. This post REVIEW: The Watching, White Bear Theatre ✭✭✭ first appeared on British T…

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Martha Plimpton joins cast for UK premiere of Sweat at Donmar by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Full casting has been announced for the UK premiere of Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Sweat at the Donmar Warehouse. This post Martha Plimpton joins cast for UK …

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New writing, new musicals and revivals come to Southwark Playhouse by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Southwark Playhouse has revealed its programme of shows for the first half of 2019, ranging from new writing and new musicals to revivals of modern plays. This post New writin…

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First London revival for The Rubenstein Kiss at Southwark Playhouse by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon James Phillips’s award-winning play The Rubenstein Kiss, inspired by the true-life story of Soviet spies Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, is to be revived at Southwark Playhouse.…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

REVIEW: To Have To Shoot Irishmen, Omnibus Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Almanac Arts’ new touring show To Have To Shoot Irishmen, currently at the Omnibus Theatre in Clapham This post REVIEW: To Have To Shoot Irishmen, Omnibu…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

REVIEW: The Taste Of The Town, Rose Theatre Kingston ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Nick Dear’s new play The Taste of the Town, the follow-up to The Art of Success, which are playing together as Hogarth’s Progress at the Rose T…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

REVIEW: The Art Of Success, Rose Theatre Kingston ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the revival of Nick Dear’s play The Art of Success as part of the Hogarth’s Progress double bill at the Rose Theatre in Kingston This post REVI…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

New high-tech caption glasses open up theatre to people with hearing loss by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon tries out the new smart caption glasses launched by the National Theatre for people with hearing loss. The National Theatre has opened up access for people who ar…

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

REVIEW: The Lesson, Hope Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Eugène Ionesco’s The Lesson which is currently playing at the Hope Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: The Lesson, Hope Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ f…

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Friday, September 28, 2018

REVIEW: Kinky Boots UK Tour, Royal and Derngate ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon returns to Northampton to see Kinky Boots at Royal & Derngate in the town where it is set as the show begins a new UK and Ireland tour This post REVIEW: Kinky …

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Tickets on sale for All About Eve with Gillian Anderson and Lily James by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Tickets go on sale today (27 September) for the new West End stage adaptation of classic movie All About Eve starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James at the Noel Coward Theatr…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

REVIEW: The Woods, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Robert Alan Evans’s play The Woods starring Lesley Sharp at the Royal Court Theatre. This post REVIEW: The Woods, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭✭ first…

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Almeida Theatre announces new season packed with world premieres by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Almeida Theatre has announced new plays including a work inspired by Donald Trump as well as productions of classics starring Simon Russell Beale and Patsy Ferran. This po…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Sean Holmes joins Globe as it reveals casting and new shows by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Shakespeare’s Globe has announced a year-long cycle of history plays next year alongside casting for its winter season and the appointment of Sean Holmes, outgoing artis…

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Casting announced for Honour at Park Theatre London by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Henry Goodman, Imogen Stubbs and Katie Brayben have been announced for a revival of Joanna Murray-Smith’s drama Honour at Park Theatre in London. This post Casting announced…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Divine casting for new pop musical Mythic at Charing Cross Theatre by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Final casting has been announced for the world premiere of Mythic, a pop musical based on the classical Greek story of Persephone, at London’s Charing Cross Theatre. This po…

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Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time Returns To The West End by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The National Theatre’s hit show The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is returning to London’s West End for a limited run. This post Curious Incident Of The Do…

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