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15th Nov 2015
Xanadu

XANADU – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Tight shorts, leg warmers, roller skates…what more could you possibly want from a musical? Perhaps an interesting narrative, great songs and all performed with an extra helping of showbiz razzmatazz?...

14th Nov 2015
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FOUR MINUTES TWELVE SECONDS – Trafalgar Studios, London.

The smaller space at the Hampstead Theatre is designed to be a critic-free zone: a place for new writing to develop in an intimate setting away from the spotlight of reviews....

14th Nov 2015
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DISCOVER LOVE – Undisclosed location, London.

Despite the harrowing story it tells, Discover Love comes to us by way of a celebration: against all odds the Belarus Free Theatre have lasted for 10 years. They are...

06th Nov 2015
Elf the Musical

ELF THE MUSICAL – Dominion Theatre, London

Elf the film hasn’t quite achieved ‘classic’ status, in the realms of Miracle on 34th Street or Santaclaus: the Movie, but it does have a widespread cult following which is arguably...

06th Nov 2015
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THE STATIONMASTER – Tristan Bates Theatre, London.

There’s a lot to love here in The Stationmaster, and coming in as the headline musical in Aria Entertainment’s From Page to Stage new musicals series at the Tristan Bates, it’s...

06th Nov 2015
TheNotebook

THE NOTEBOOK – Battersea Arts Centre, London.

Eccentric costumes, smoke filled stages and unconventional narratives are all usually associated with Forced Entertainment. Having spent hours looking into their work for my dissertation many years ago, the excitement...

25th Oct 2015
Treasure

TREASURE – Finborough Theatre, London.

Set in the intense heat of high summer in the Russian Pale circa 1900, David Pinski’s Treasure, adapted by Colin Chambers, delves into the lengths people will go to when...

23rd Oct 2015
Clarion

CLARION – Arcola Theatre, London.

Why let the truth or morality get in the way of a good story? The Daily Clarion epitomises everything that is wrong with the tabloid press. Over the course of...

23rd Oct 2015
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DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS – New Wimbledon Theatre, London.

There is glitz, glamour and razzmatazz aplenty in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Full of great songs, an excellent cast and brilliant comic timing, this is a musical full of surprises and...

23rd Oct 2015
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SHOOTING WITH LIGHT – New Diorama Theatre, London.

Idle Motion have created a bold and emotional production entitled Shooting with light, which is centred around a young couple who risk their lives taking photographs and capturing real life...

19th Oct 2015
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I’M WITH THE BANNED – KOKO, London.

I’m with the Banned is the opening event of Staging A Revolution, a series of theatrical events taking place over two weeks to mark the 10th anniversary of Belarus Free...

19th Oct 2015
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PLAYGROUND – Old Red Lion Theatre, London.

With a set-up that shows he has a stronger stomach than most, Peter Hamilton has chosen to base his new work Playground, a dark comedy about a fragmented society, around the investigation...