The Best Man - (c) Geraint Lewis
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The Best Man

There are not many plays around right now that get to the heart of the tensions and conflicts of the political process in the way that, for example, I...
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Richard III

Antic Disposition have honed the historical contextualization of Shakespeare to a fine art. After a remarkable tour of Henry V last year, they have do...
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Now I am alone

Themed anthologies of Shakespeare are an old and respected theatre genre: Ellen Terry toured with her personal version of Shakespearean heroines and h...
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Bat out of Hell

The London Coliseum is used to welcoming bats around Christmas time when Die Fledermaus puts in an appearance, but it has never experienced anything l...
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Mayerling

Among Kenneth MacMillan’s many distinctive and famous ballets Mayerling continues to win the highest plaudits, and justly so. More than any of his oth...
DON CARLOS (C) ROH. PHOTO BY CATHERINE ASHMORE
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Don Carlo

There are at least four versions of this late-Verdi opera in print, and any number of variations used in production. So it is important to state that ...
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Seventeen

Matthew Whittet’s new play started life at the Belvoir Theatre, Sydney in 2015 and now transfers to London for a short season with a new and English c...
Ballet Black Red Riding Hood
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Ballet Black: Triple Bill

Ballet Black was established sixteen years ago by Cassa Pancho to offer on- and off-stage professional opportunities for black and Asian performers, w...
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The Pirates of Penzance

By common consent this work is the most perfectly finished of the Savoy Operas. It can simply be read as a rambunctious, witty, paradoxical comedy wit...