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FEATURED SHOW: London premiere of All The Little Lights at the Arcola Theatre, ★★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you booked yet for the critically acclaimed London premiere of Jane Upton’s award-winning play All the Little Lights, inspired by sexual exploitation scandals like the Rochdale sex ring? The Fifth Word production, transferred from Nottingham Playhouse, is running at London’s Arcola Theatre until 4 November 2017. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review quotes…

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NEWS: UK Theatre Awards announce 12 most welcoming theatre winners

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Being nice really does pay off! UK Theatre has announced the 12 regional and national winners of the UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre 2017 in association with Smooth Radio. This award, which is voted for by the public, is an opportunity for audiences to celebrate their local theatre. In 2016, the overall winner was The Mill at Sonning. This year, over 172 theatres …

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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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#AllTheLittleLights photos: Award-winning play inspired by Rochdale sex ring comes to London

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Jane Upton’s award-winning play All the Little Lights, inspired by sexual exploitation scandals like the Rochdale sex ring, get its London premiere at the Arcola Theatre in a strictly limited season from 10 October to 4 November 2017. Check out our photo gallery here…






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Articles, quotes, radio and film documentaries feeding my new Tony Benn obsession

In Features, Inspiring people, Interviews, London theatre, News, Opinion, Plays, Quotes by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

I knew embarrassingly little of Tony Benn before seeing Andy Barrett’s new play Tony’s Last Tape this past Sunday. (Read my separate blog on the production and interview with its star Philip Bretherton here.) But since Sunday, boy have I been making up for lost time. After leaving the Bridgehouse, I’ve devoured obituaries and other articles […]






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Tony Benn’s message for this Thursday: ‘Vote!’

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After success at Nottingham Playhouse, Tony’s Last Tape has transferred to south London’s new fringe theatre, the Bridgehouse in Penge SE20, for a three-week run in election month. I imagine that Labour Party faithful and others of a particular political persuasion have more pressing matters on their mind just at the moment. But I do […]