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14th Aug 2016
Allegro

ALLEGRO – Southwark Playhouse, London.

With two genre defining musical works already under their collective belt, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II set out to write a third. This one, Allegro, would be another innovation, in...

27th Apr 2016
The Toxic Avenger

THE TOXIC AVENGER – Southwark Playhouse, London.

The Toxic Avenger is a bold and irreverent rock ‘n’ roll musical comedy that will sweep you up in its mad-cap story and provide a thoroughly good evening of entertainment....

17th Feb 2016
Orphans

ORPHANS – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Orphans, written by Lyle Kessler and directed by Paul Tomlinson, is a brutal and touching story of two brothers whose tenuous lives are disrupted when a stranger intrudes into the...

08th Jan 2016
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GREY GARDENS – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Danielle Tarento has another hit on her hands, tackling the story of the lesser-known cousin and aunt of former US First Lady Jackie Onassis. The Edith Bouvier-Beale duo (known colloquially...

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?...

09th Oct 2015
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CRUSHED SHELLS AND MUD – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Writer Ben Musgrave presents us with a view of a dystopian Britain in some unspecified future that only gradually comes into focus. When Crushed Shells and Mud begins we seem to...

06th Sep 2015
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THE LATE HENRY MOSS – Southwark Playhouse, London.

If the price you pay for having a distinctive voice is occasional self-parody, then Sam Shepard is one of theatre’s biggest spenders. Coming into this new production of The Late Henry...

06th Aug 2015
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THE GRAND HOTEL – Southwark Playhouse, London.

The Grand Hotel is a classic example of a Broadway show that has never really succeeded in making a long-term mark here in the UK. Other than a very short...

12th Jul 2015
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LITTLE MALCOLM AND HIS STRUGGLE AGAINST THE EUNUCHS – Southwark Playhouse, London.

It’s easy to get the wrong idea about Little Malcolm and his Struggle Against the Eunuchs. Its title for a start is too wordy and wacky, like it’s crying out...

06th Jul 2015
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ORSON’S SHADOW – Southwark Playhouse, London.

The way renowned theatre critic Kenneth Tynan is characterised by playwright Austin Pendleton in Orson’s Shadow, leaves one to infer that a critic is no-one and not to be trusted. However,...

09th May 2015
Carrie

CARRIE – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Based on the debut 1974 novel by renowned author Stephen King, Carrie tells the story of a social outcast with telekinetic powers and the path of destruction she unleashes on the...

18th Apr 2015
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SCARLET – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Theatre Renegade’s production of Scarlet by Sam H. Freeman is a cautionary tale about the perils of the internet and how letting your guard down for one moment can haunt...

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