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‘Political theatre, but mostly it’s really funny’: SHOWTIME FROM THE FRONTLINE – Theatre Royal Stratford East

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It’s easy to think you’re not educated enough about the situation in the Middle East to be able to join in conversations like these, but there is very little about Mark Thomas’ show Showtime from the Frontline that feels ostracising. It’s about unity in the face of adversity, but mostly it’s about having a bloody good laugh.

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‘Brown’s intelligent music was aided by the swell of the live orchestra’: AN EVENING WITH JASON ROBERT BROWN – London Palladium

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Songs for a New World, Parade, The Bridges of Madison County and The Last 5 Years – these are a just a handful of the musicals penned by composer Jason Robert Brown, and just few of the treats that were peppered amongst his packed-out, one-off concert at the London Palladium.