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Andrew Still On following in Jonny Lee Miller’s footsteps as Trainspotting’s Sick Boy

In Features, Films, Interviews, London theatre, Native, Plays, Quotes, Regional theatre, Ticket recommendations, Touring by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

Andrew Still is the new Sick Boy in the 2018 run of Trainspotting Live, including its return to London’s The Vaults from 27 March to 20 May 2018. What does the show, based on Irvine Welsh’s infamous novel and star-studded Brit flick, mean to him, and who would he invite to a dinner party? Caroline Hanks-Farmer asks the questions…

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‘No sleeping through this beauty of a production’: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY (Birmingham Royal Ballet) – Touring ★★★★

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Sleeping Beauty follows the well-loved fairytale of good triumphing over evil, Princess Aurora is cursed by the evil fairy Carabosse then saved by the good Lilac Fairy and a Prince. Peter Wright’s luxurious production adds to the original choreography by Marius Petipa.

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‘A captivating mixture of cabaret & drag’: DIETRICH – NATURAL DUTY – Vault Festival > #Vault2018

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Dietrich – Natural Duty, as part of the VAULT Festival, flies by and ends at the perfect moment. It’s such an interesting piece that you’d like more but are satisfied that you have been educated and thoroughly entertained. Peter Groom as Marlene Dietrich is enigmatic, engaging and totally captivating.