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Nine Night

Nine Night

There’s little to evoke more anxiety and dread than the phrase ‘Traditional Family Christmas’. Three words that used individually may suggest happiness, take on a whole new meaning with the memories that come when strung together. Somehow ‘Traditional’ becomes ‘Critical and Judgmental’, ‘Family’ is ‘Insular and Unwelcoming’ and ‘Christmas’, a layer of superiority where religious undertones create a false sense of self-implied importance... 

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The Prudes
The Prudes

About five minutes in to the therapy session cum comedy gig cum This Morning Celeb Interview that tonally is The Prudes, late 30s couple Jess and Jimmy inform the audience as their ‘Confessor’ (to be all three it makes us a cardigan wearing, lager drinking, silver fox) that they are not actually called Mr and Mrs Prude as that would be ridiculous... 

Instructions for Correct Assembly
Instructions for Correct Assembly

If The Royal Court’s reputation for producing work that’s a little ahem, “arty” has put you off making a visit recently for fear of Death by Pretension, then the enjoyable and easily accessible Instructions For Correct Assembly may be the show to help you brush those fears aside... 

Macbeth
Macbeth

There’s a moral sense of the inevitable in Macbeth. Man is greedy. Greedy is bad. Murder is badder... 

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Features

Anthony Horowitz’s Mindgame to run at the Ambassadors Theatre later this month

Anthony Horowitz’s Mindgame to run at the Ambassadors Theatre later this month

Following the early closure of All or Nothing, Anthony Horowitz’s play Mindgame is set to run for three weeks at the Ambassadors Theatre, ahead of the opening of David Haig’s Pressure. 

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David Witts to play Fiyero in Wicked in the West End
David Witts to play Fiyero in Wicked in the West End

Actor David Witts has been announced as the latest actor to take on the role of Fiyero in the West End production of Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. 

Bat Out of Hell announces partnership with Invictus Games Foundation
Bat Out of Hell announces partnership with Invictus Games Foundation

Bat Out of Hell has announced a new partnership with the Invictus Games Foundation which will see an exclusive performance of the musical held for Invictus Games competitors. 

Dawn French and Julian Clary to star in Snow White at the London Palladium. Book now.
Dawn French and Julian Clary to star in Snow White at the London Palladium. Book now.

Actor, writer and comedian Dawn French will be making her pantomime debut as The Wicked Queen. She will be starring alongside Julian Clary as The Man in the Mirror, Nigel Havers as The Understudy, Paul Zerdin as Muddles, Gary Wilmot as Mrs Crumble, Vincent Simone as The King, Flavia Cacace-Mistry as The Queen and Josh Bennett, Simeon Dyer, Craig Garner, Ben Goffe, Jamie John, Blake Lisle and Andrew Martin as The Magnificent Seven. 

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It Happened in Key West

It Happened in Key West

Richard Curtis meets Tim Burton. Based on a true story, this brand new Musical Comedy takes you on a journey to 1930s Florida, where an eccentric scientist becomes hopelessly inseparable from the woman of his dreams.  Do you believe in undying love? Count Carl Von Cosel finally finds the girl he’s imagined all his life, only to diagnose her with tuberculosis and find out she’s married... 

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Broken Wings
Broken Wings

An autobiographical account of KAHLIL GIBRAN’S first love, Broken Wings is a musical adaptation of the iconic poet’s 1912 masterpiece... 

Son of Rambow
Son of Rambow

Winter 1982. Two boys are about to form an unlikely friendship. Will Proudfoot is a member of the Plymouth Brethren, forbidden from watching TV or films... 

War Requiem - ENO
War Requiem - ENO

War Requiem is one of the greatest choral works of the twentieth century. Benjamin Britten juxtaposes the anti-war poetry of Wilfred Owen with the timeless ritual of the Latin Requiem Mass...