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Monday, December 2, 2019

OPINION: Hello……Dolly? by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham examines whether the news of Imelda Staunton’s casting of Dolly Levi is tantamount to a monopoly on leading lady roles. This post OPINION: Hello……Dolly? firs…

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Friday, November 29, 2019

REVIEW: The Greatest Play In The History Of The World, Trafalgar Studios 2 ✭✭✭✭ by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham reviews Julie Hesmondhalgh in The Greatest Play In The History Of The World now playing at Trafalgar Studios 2, London. This post REVIEW: The Greatest Play In The …

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

REVIEW: Cinderella, Lyric Hammersmith ✭✭✭✭ by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham and his son Barnaby review this year's festive treat Cinderella at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London This post REVIEW: Cinderella, Lyric Hammersmith ✭✭✭…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Revisiting Wicked – Keeping a long running musical fresh by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham revisits the London production of Wicked the musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre some thirteen years after its London debut at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and r…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

REVIEW: & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre ✭✭✭ by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham reviews & Juliet, a jukebox musical featuring the music of Max Martin now playing at the Shaftesbury Theatre. This post REVIEW: & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theat…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

PODCAST: Episode 3 – Dave Malloy by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham In the third British Theatre Podcast, Ray Rackham speaks to Broadway composer, playwright, actor and lyricist Dave Malloy whose musicals Preludes and Ghost Quartet premiered i…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

REVIEW: High Fidelity, Turbine Theatre London ✭✭✭✭✭ by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham reviews High Fidelity the musical by Tom Kitt, Amanda Green and David Lindsay Abaire based on Nick Hornby's novel now playing at The Turbine Theatre, Battersea. Th…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

REVIEW: I Do! I Do!, Upstairs At The Gatehouse ✭✭✭ by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham reviews Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt's musical I Do! I Do! which is now playing Upstairs At The Gatehouse. Book now! This post REVIEW: I Do! I Do!, Upstairs At The…

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Sister Act 2020 – Is age really but a number? by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham looks at age appropriate casting in musicals and wonders if age isn't now trumped by talent or are audiences buying into the age changes. This post Sister Act 2020…

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

INTERVIEW: Championing Judy Garland’s capacity for survival by Ray Rackham

Through the Mill, a new play about Judy Garland at three different points in her life, is currently in its premiere season at London Theatre Workshop. The theatre’s dramaturg Carolyn Scott…

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