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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Meet the monster & Mary Shelley behind a new take on Frankenstein

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In Arrows & Traps new adaptation of Frankenstein, running from 26 September to 21 October 2017 at west London’s Brockley Jack Theatre, the classic gothic novel’s author Mary Shelley is part of the play’s action. Watch the video and see creature transformation photos here – then get booking!

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WATCH #AllTheLittleLights trailer: ‘It feels like you’re on fire, like every bit of you’s electric’

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Have you got your tickets yet for the London premiere of Jane Upton’s award-winning play All the Little Lights, inspired by sexual exploitation scandals like the Rochdale sex ring? Watch the trailer – featuring young stars Esther-Grace Button, Sarah Hoare and Tessie Orange-Turner – and get booking!






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WATCH: David Bedella sings ‘I Won’t Send You Roses’ ahead of LMTO concert, Full cast

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Full casting has been announced for next weekend’s London Musical Theatre Orchestra much-anticipated concert presentation of Jerry Herman’s Mack and Mabel, which runs for one night only at Hackney Empire on Saturday 23 September 2017. Have you got your tickets yet? Have you entered the competition on our sister site StageFaves.com?






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NEWS: Front Foot retells rise & fall of Richard III at Cockpit Theatre, Watch the trailer… now

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Critically acclaimed Front Foot Theatre presents its dystopian take on Shakespeare’s most charismatic, tour de force villain, Richard III, in a new production running for a strictly limited season at London’s Cockpit Theatre from 14 October to 4 November 2017.






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WATCH: Ian McDiarmid & Roxana Silbert talk about What Shadows

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The countdown is on for the London premiere of Chris Hannan’s critically acclaimed political drama What Shadows, after its premiere last year at Birmingham Rep. Watch interviews here with Tony and Olivier Award winner Ian McDiarmid, who stars as Enoch Powell, and director Roxana Silbert here…






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WATCH: Three videos on reactions to Rivers of Blood, Then & now

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Have you now read the full text of Enoch Powell’s Rivers of Blood speech from 1968? If you’re not old enough to remember, can you imagine how immigrants and the rest of British society reacted to it? And how it may have affected individuals’ lives? That’s what Chris Hannan explores in What Shadows. The new play, commissioned by Birmingham Rep, …

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What Shadows: How well do you know Enoch Powell’s Rivers of Blood? Full speech

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Chris Hannan’s new play What Shadows, which transfers to London’s Park Theatre this month starring Ian McDiarmid, centres on the life of one woman was affected by former Wolverhampton Conservative MP Enoch Powell’s controversial 1968 “Rivers of Blood” speech. Beyond mere reputation, how well do you know the speech? Full speech here.






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Alan Turing & The Test: Five videos to watch ahead of new play premiere

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Ian Dixon Potter’s new play The Test, which premieres this month at London’s White Bear Theatre, centres on British computer scientist Alan Turing’s famous test to determine whether a machine can exhibit human intelligence. We’ve gathered five videos also that also centre on the Turing Test – just in case you want to gen up beforehand.