Paper Hearts Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Photo Tim Hall
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Paper Hearts

The story takes you into two different worlds – one is a small bookshop and the other an historically ambiguous side story set in Stalin’s Russia,...
Madame Rubinstein at Park Theatre. Photo by Simon Annand
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Madame Rubinstein

There are no ugly women, only lazy ones. This is according to Helena Rubinstein, whose reputed tumultuous rivalry with Elizabeth Arden, as well as her...
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Angels in America

"The whole world is crazy, why not me?” Prior Walters asks. It is into this flickering madness, the absolute loss of certainty that AIDS brought wit...
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Between The Two

Between The Two is a piece about ‘identity, memory and love’. It follows the story of a young woman as she leaves India for the first time to go t...
Wonderland The Musical UK Tour
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WONDERLAND is on a UK tour, with just a few nights at the equally wonderful New Wimbledon Theatre - an Edwardian West End edifice in the suburbs.  To...
Ulla’s Odyssey OperaUpClose
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Ulla’s Odyssey

The opera opens up with a lively tune, with five singers, as well as live piano and brass in the background. Behind the boat, inventively made from tw...
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A Song Goes Around the World

Daniel Donskoy has a multi-faceted identity as actor, singer, dancer, polyglot, and former model with an upbringing spread across Russia, Israel, Germ...
The Young REP - To Sir With Love_c Graeme Braidwood
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To Sir, With Love

To Sir, With Love follows Ricardo Braithwaite – a skilled engineer who came to Britain prior to the outbreak of World War II as a member of the RAF....
BarbicanToneelgroep Amsterdam, Obsession, image credit Jan Versweyveld
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Obsession is an early example of Italian neorealist film: a mid twentieth century genre that concentrated on the dispossessed - typically the homeless...
Antony and Cleopatra by Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford Upon Avon
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Antony and Cleopatra

The RSC’s Rome season, which kicks off with Antony and Cleopatra and Julius Ceasar, pitches itself as a series of Shakespeare’s ‘most political ...