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NEWS: Harry Potter sweeps 2017 #OlivierAwards with record nine wins

In Awards, London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

The winners of the Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard, the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, were announced tonight (Sunday 9 April 2017) at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The biggest awards yet, the ceremony was hosted by Jason Manford. This year’s ceremony will be broadcast on ITV on Tuesday 11 April at 8:00pm. Viewers outside the UK will …

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14+ shows most likely to make critics’ #theatre2016 list of lists

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Regional theatre, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations, Touring by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

I rounded up my personal choices in a recent blog and have enjoyed reading and publishing the scores of Year in Review blogs (nearly 30!) from My Theatre Mates colleagues in recent weeks. As an addendum, I’ve now rounded up critics’ round-ups in other publications.






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Three musicals & a market to visit… this week: Groundhog Day, Allegro, Children of Eden

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This instalment of my theatregoing recommendations could be called not just my musicals diary but my musicals-on-my-doorstep diary. All three shows – Children of Eden, Allegro and Groundhog Day – are playing at what I consider neighbourhood theatres, within five to ten minutes’ walk of my front door.