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About Leo

About Leo

About Leo is the first offering in The Rebels Season at Jermyn Street Theatre; an autumn programme that focuses on ‘people who dared to be different’. It fits the bill perfectly and is quite simply a delightful play beautifully performed. Playwright Alice Allemano has created a well-crafted script about the English-born Mexican artist and writer Leonora Carrington inspired by her ‘incredible spirit, blurring facts with imagination, crossing time periods, and delving into two moments of a long and rich life’… 

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Losing Venice
Losing Venice

Shakespeare created ‘the vastly fields of France’ in a cramped ‘cockpit’ and crammed within his ‘wooden O the very casques that did affright the air at Agincourt’ all courtesy of his audience’s imagination… 

Nests
Nests

Within a cluttered clearing in some woods that's neither town nor countryside and so somehow feels like nowhere, an unnamed Man (David McKay) sleeps the sleep of the just-finished-a-bottle-of-gut-rot-cider… 

Blood Wedding
Blood Wedding

Some productions are enhanced when a director changes the contexts of a play. Loncraine’s Richard III set in Nazi Germany; Hytner’s Henry V transposed to the time of the Iraq war; Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet set in corporate New York; but Lorca in London? It’s true that one of the major themes in Blood Wedding is the individual’s fight against the Andalucían Catholic rural culture of the 1930s which suppressed freedom; but in George Richmond-Scott’s re-imagining of the play Spanish migrants in London and beyond – with the inevitable and lamentable struggles migrants may have – offer very little to connect it to the characters in Lorca’s Blood Wedding... 

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Simon Callow to return in A Christmas Carol in London

Simon Callow to return in A Christmas Carol in London

Following previous runs in 2012, 2013 and 2016, Simon Callow will reprise his role in A Christmas Carol at the Arts Theatre for a strictly-limited 5-week season this Christmas. 

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Danny Dyer and Jo Brand to star in Nativity the Musical in London
Danny Dyer and Jo Brand to star in Nativity the Musical in London

Danny Dyer is set to star in the return of Nativity! the Musical to London this Christmas, alongside comedian Jo Brand. 

Aladdin set to close in the West End
Aladdin set to close in the West End

The London production of Aladdin is set to close following a run of over three years at the Prince Edward Theatre. 

Fame the Musical to get West End run in 2019
Fame the Musical to get West End run in 2019

The 30th-anniversary tour of Fame the Musical is set to stop in the West End next year as it celebrates three decades since the original Miami production. 

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An Interview with Alex Edelman

An Interview with Alex Edelman

Four years on from his Award Winning Show, and he still loves Pastries, and is still very Jewish. Alex Edelman sits down to talk with Broadway Baby. 

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The Attention Economy: Exposed in Feed
The Attention Economy: Exposed in Feed

A relevant exposé of our relationships with social media 

An Interview With Matt Duwell
An Interview With Matt Duwell

​With the excitement of this year’s festival ramping up, we had the pleasure of speaking with 4-time Fringe veteran Matt Duwell, first seen to grace the mike in 2015... 

An interview with Huff's Cliff Cardinal
An interview with Huff's Cliff Cardinal

Solvent Abuse, Indigenous Children, and a Wily Trickster- Cliff Cardinal talks about his one-man show, Huff. 

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Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

Direct from London's West End, the UK's finest George Michael tribute show. Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production, Fastlove - A tribute to George Michael… 

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Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)
Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

Mayor Goodman has been assassinated. Contract killer Macheath has just married Pretty Polly Peachum and Mr and Mrs Peachum aren’t happy… 

Leave to Remain
Leave to Remain

Give me your worst day Give it to me I’ll take the strain Give me all the times you go insane Your leave to remain A remarkable story of a young gay couple suddenly faced with an uncertain future, told through a blend of music, drama and movement… 

About Leo
About Leo

About Leo is the first offering in The Rebels Season at Jermyn Street Theatre; an autumn programme that focuses on ‘people who dared to be different’…