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Monday, October 5, 2020

REVIEW: We Were Having A Perfectly Nice Time, Omnibus Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Pedro Leandro’s short play, We Were Having a Perfectly Nice Time, from Conflicted Theatre at Omnibus Theatre in Clapham, London This post REVIEW: We Were…

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Friday, September 18, 2020

REVIEW: Pippin, Garden Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the new revival of Stephen Schwartz’s musical Pippin at The Garden Theatre at The Eagle in London This post REVIEW: Pippin, Garden Theatre London ✭✭…

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Monday, September 7, 2020

Agatha Christie’s long-lost plays by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon is impressed by Agatha Christie’s long-lost play, The Lie – part of a collection of recently discovered scripts. This post Agatha Christie’s long-lost plays …

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

REVIEW: Sleepless the musical, Troubadour Wembley Park ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Sleepless the musical starring Jay McGuinness and Kimberley Walsh at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. This post REVIEW: Sleepless the musical, Troubado…

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

REVIEW: Fanny and Stella, Garden Theatre at The Eagle London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the musical Fanny and Stella now playing at The Eagle London in their new Garden Theatre. Book Now! This post REVIEW: Fanny and Stella, Garden Theatre at T…

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Theatres lit up red in campaign to save live events sector by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Theatres and other arts and events venues across the UK were lit up in red last night in a show of solidarity as part of a campaign to save the live events and entertainment s…

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Theatre picks for Shedinburgh fringe festival by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon previews theatre coming up as part of this month’s online Shedinburgh fringe festival. This post Theatre picks for Shedinburgh fringe festival first appeared on …

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Monday, August 10, 2020

REVIEW: Alice: A Virtual Theme Park, Zoom ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon visits Wonderland to review Creation Theatre and Big Telly Theatre Company’s Zoom-based interactive show, Alice: A Virtual Theme Park This post REVIEW: Alice: A …

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Bridge Theatre announces season of live monologues on stage by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon London Theatre Company has announced a season of monologues to be performed on stage live in front of an audience at London’s Bridge Theatre. This post Bridge Theatre announ…

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

REVIEW: Blindness, Donmar Warehouse London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Simon Stephens’ adaptation of Jose Saramago’s Blindness as a sound installation by Ben and Max Ringham at London’s Donmar Warehouse. This post REVIEW…

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Love letter to Scottish theatre part of digital Edinburgh International Festival by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A “personal love letter to Scottish theatre” from the National Theatre of Scotland and a new take on Kieran Hurley’s hit play Mouthpiece are part of this year’s digita…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

REVIEW: Theatre Blogging – Emergence of a Critical Culture, Methuen Drama ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Megan Vaughan’s new book and anthology tracing the development of theatre blogging. This post REVIEW: Theatre Blogging – Emergence of a Critical Cultur…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Maureen Lipman on starring in the online revival of Martin Sherman’s play, Rose by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Maureen Lipman speaks to Mark Ludmon about playing the title role in Martin Sherman’s Rose in its online revival for Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre This post Maureen Lipma…

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Monday, July 20, 2020

New version of Tell Me on a Sunday switches to gay man’s story by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Lyricist Don Black is working on a gender-switched version of Tell Me on a Sunday changing the main character to a gay man. This post New version of Tell Me on a Sunday switch…

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Mikron Theatre Company plans 2021 tours after fundraiser by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mikron Theatre Company are planning to tour two new shows in 2021 after a successful fundraising drive. This post Mikron Theatre Company plans 2021 tours after fundraiser firs…

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

From Marvel to Doctor Who, TV and film cannot exist without theatre by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon examines how much the TV shows and films that we enjoy owe to theatre. Theatre does not exist in isolation but is an integral part of British culture. This post Fr…

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Friday, June 5, 2020

REVIEW: Anansi the Spider Re-Spun, Unicorn Theatre Online ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Anansi the Spider Re-Spun playing as part of the Unicorn Theatre online. This post REVIEW: Anansi the Spider Re-Spun, Unicorn Theatre Online ✭✭✭✭ f…

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

BOOK REVIEW: This is Shakespeare, Emma Smith ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews This Is Shakespeare by Emma Smith published by Pelican Books. This post BOOK REVIEW: This is Shakespeare, Emma Smith ✭✭✭✭✭ first appeared on Brit…

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Adventures with the Pitlochry people by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon speaks to Elizabeth Newman about Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s efforts to reach audiences during shutdown. This post Adventures with the Pitlochry people first ap…

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

West End theatre closures extended to 28 June 2020 by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon West End Theatre Closures have now been extended until Sunday 28 June, according to the latest statement from Sociert Of London Theatres This post West End theatre closures ex…

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Diana Quick to star in Donmar’s first online premiere by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon London’s Donmar Warehouse is to premiere a new online production of Adam Brace’s play Midnight Your Time starring Diana Quick. This post Diana Quick to star in Donmar’s …

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

REVIEW: A Separate Peace, The Remote Read, Zoom ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews A Separate Peace by Tom Stoppard performed live via Zoom and starring Jenna Coleman, Denise Gough, Ed Stoppard and David Morrissey. This post REVIEW: A Sep…

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Leading actors announced for online Headlong plays by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon More than 50 actors have been announced for new digital plays by theatre company Headlong and Century Films in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This post Leading actors anno…

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Monday, April 20, 2020

New online show promises Irish mythical adventure by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Theatre company Big Telly is to take audiences at home on “an Irish adventure to a mythical other world” through a new online theatrical experience. This post New online s…

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Saturday, April 18, 2020

Freedom Studios to stream show recorded for mobile phones by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Bradford theatre company Freedom Studios is to stream a live recording of one of its shows – created specifically for watching online on mobile devices. This post Freedom St…

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Film with new Leeds People’s Theatre to be streamed for free by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Good Book, a new short film made by Leeds theatre company Slung Low is to be streamed online for free as the latest in a series of dystopian dramas from James Phillips. Th…

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Saturday, April 11, 2020

Playtexts of shows you are missing during the shutdown by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Here is the first in our round-up of some of the playtexts of shows that were cut short or postponed because of the theatre shutdown. Nothing beats live theatre, and some of t…

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Playscripts of shows you are missing during the shutdown Part Two by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon continues his round-up of some of the playscripts of shows that were cut short or postponed because of the theatre shutdown. This post Playscripts of shows you are…

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

RSC extends shutdown for Stratford productions due to COVID-19 by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The RSC has announced that it is now cancelling all performances and events until 30 June and closing its Swan Theatre until the autumn. This post RSC extends shutdown for Str…

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Omnibus Theatre launches online programme of work by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A new digital platform for artists and audiences has been set up by Omnibus Theatre in south London, launching with a live recording of coming-of-age comedy-drama Dem Times. …

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Online Fringe Theatre Festival launched to stream shows by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A rich variety of fringe shows are being streamed online as part of an Online Fringe Theatre Festival set up to help artists during the theatre shutdown. This post Online Frin…

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