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NEWS: Full line-up for inaugural Opera in the City Festival, 1-12 August

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This summer, the Bridewell Theatre in the heart of the City of London will become the home of new and innovative operas, musical dramas and multi-art productions. Here are full details – including show trailers – for the new Opera in the City Festival.

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WATCH: King Kong A Comedy cast in nose flute competition

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Before I attended King Kong, Daniel Clarkson‘s bonkers stage parody of the 1933 film classic, last week at The Vaults, I never knew there was such a thing as a nose flute. Now I will never forget! A diva nose flautist is one of the hundreds (?) of characters portrayed by King Kong‘s multi-roling cast of […]






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WATCH: Paper Creatures launches with premiere of Tom Hartwell’s Flood

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Tom Hartwell’s new play FLOOD premieres this summer at London’s Tristan Bates Theatre. The premiere production, directed by Georgie Staight for Paper Creatures Theatre during Camden Fringe, runs for one week only from 31 July to 5 August 2017. Watch the very cool, and very stormy, show trailer below.






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PHOTOS & VIDEO: In the rehearsal room with I Loved Lucy + rare footage of Lucille Ball

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Have you got your tickets yet for the return of Lee Tannen’s Mates-acclaimed play I LOVED LUCY? Sneak a peek at our rehearsal shots of Sandra Dickinson (reprising her role as Lucille Ball) and Broadway’s Matthew Scott – plus rarely seen colour footage of the real Lucille Ball in action – and then get booking!






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WATCH: How many bananas to order for King Kong comedy?

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The brand-new parody of King Kong, written by Potted Potter’s Daniel Clarkson, has officially premiered this week at The Vaults. As reviews from the Mates start rolling in, and Mates co-founder Terri Paddock prepares to host an exclusive post-show Q&A with Clarkson and the cast next week, here are a collection of social media interviews we filmed in the King Kong rehearsal room we think you’ll enjoy.






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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to talk to new Superhero musical’s creators

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As part of her post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the creators and star of new “one-dad” musical Superhero, premiering at London’s Southwark Playhouse, after the evening performance on Tuesday 11 July 2017. Got any questions? Book tickets to join her via the links below.