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27th July 2021

‘Intriguing if not entirely satisfying’: THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY – Hampstead Theatre - Maryam Philpott
‘Really raw & honest piece of writing’: THE CANCELLATION OF CRISPIN COX (Online review) - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Cycle into summer with poet Simon Mole - The Family Stage
Cunch/Mooncake (Online review) - John Chapman
Constellations - Aleks Sierz

26th July 2021

NEWS: Nuclear fallout play A Thousand Sons, based on true stories, comes to London - Featured Content
The Second Annual, Official WordPress.com Growth Summit is Coming and You Won’t Want to Miss It - Shane Morgan
Review: Me & My Doll (Paperback Theatre, online) - Louise Penn
NEWS: Casting Announced for World Premiere of The Drifters Girl - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Casting Announced The Mirror and the Light - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Casting Announced for Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s Mum - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: The Cancellation of Crispin Cox - Emma Clarendon
‘A special show for a special time’: COME FROM AWAY – Phoenix Theatre - Louise Penn
‘Outstanding tribute’: QUENTIN CRISP: NAKED HOPE – Stream Theatre (Online review) ★★★★★ - Elaine Chapman
Review: Don’t Ask Don’t Get, Baby (The Space, online) - Louise Penn
NEWS: Hampstead Theatre Announces Two New Shows for 2021 - Emma Clarendon
The Two Character Play – Hampstead Theatre - Maryam Philpott
‘Dazzling & sleek production’: ANNA X – Harold Pinter Theatre ★★★★ - Emma Clarendon
Being Mr Wickham (Online review) - John Chapman
Review: The Buccaneers (AMA Theatre, online) - Louise Penn
Choir of Man, Wonderground - Laura Kressly

25th July 2021

NEWS: UK Tour of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice Announced - Emma Clarendon
‘Engaging, entertaining & challenging’: SIREN (Online review) - John Chapman
Interview With….Oliver Cotton - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: West End Cast Announced For Return of Hamilton - Emma Clarendon
First Look at…Disney on Stage Summer Pop-Up Experience - Emma Clarendon
Love London Love Culture’s Picks of Unique London Experiences: 25th July 2021 - Emma Clarendon
‘Revels in its power to challenge perceptions & prejudice’: MY JERUSALEM – Applecart Arts (Online review) - Louise Penn
Bored Of Knives (Online review) - John Chapman
‘A gem of a two-hander’: CONSTELLATIONS – Vaudeville Theatre - Aleks Sierz
NEWS: World premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella is set for 25 August 2021 - Press Releases

24th July 2021

Musical Theatre Review | New production of She Loves Me for 2021 festive season at the Sheffield Crucible - Lisa Martland
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Hamlet at Theatre Royal Windsor - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Somewhere to Belong – a heart-warming piece about loving more than one gender – comes to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre - Featured Content
Quentin Crisp:Naked Hope. - Elaine Chapman
‘Dazzling’: QUENTIN CRISP: NAKED HOPE – Stream Theatre (Online review) - Louise Penn
Tethered (or the adventures of the adequately excited people) at the Lion & Unicorn - Stephanie Ressort
Chewing Gum Dreams (Online review) - John Chapman
About Constellations - Aleks Sierz
‘You are here, at the start of a moment’: Welcoming back Come From Away - Emily Garside
NEWS: Further casting for the West End production of The Mirror & the Light - Press Releases
News: Casting for MUM, The Mirror and the Light and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice - Ian Foster
News: musicals update - Ian Foster

23rd July 2021

News: BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon announce UK dates for their festive season spectacular - Kirsty Herrington
News: Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry and Tosh Wanogho-Maud to star in The Drifters Girl this Autumn - Kirsty Herrington
News: Arch 468 shortlists eight plays for Hope Prize - Kirsty Herrington
News: World Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella set for 25 August 2021 - Kirsty Herrington
Review: Quentin Crisp – Naked Hope (online) - Louise Penn
NEWS: Casting Announced for Witness For the Prosecution - Emma Clarendon
‘Not just great entertainment but also incredibly relatable’: FROM HERE – Chiswick Playhouse - Liz Dyer
News: World Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella set for 25 August 2021 - Ian Foster
Come From Away: a triumphant reopening - Louise Penn
‘Happens to hit some nicely topical nerves’: GIN CRAZE – Royal & Derngate, Northampton - Libby Purves
NEWS: Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry & Tosh Wanogho-Maud join The Drifters Girl cast - Press Releases
NEWS: The Vampyre, conceived the same evening as Bram Stoker’s Frankenstein, is adapted for the stage - Featured Content
Welcome (back) to the Rock - Emily Garside
‘Uncannily accurate’: QUENTIN CRISP: NAKED HOPE – Stream Theatre (Online review) - John Chapman
Siren (Online review) - John Chapman
Tethered, Lion & Unicorn Theatre - Laura Kressly
NEWS: Queer musical Fabulett 1933, set in Weimar Berlin, launches at Camden Fringe - Featured Content
Review: Judgment Day (Barrington Stage Company) - Louise Penn

22nd July 2021

News: Pleasance brings more comedy and theatre to the Edinburgh Fringe - Kirsty Herrington
News: Katie Arnstein brings back Sexy Lamp and Sticky Door to celebrate the return of live theatre - Kirsty Herrington
Make Your Best Photos Shine - Shane Morgan
News: Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan to reunite in Bonnie and Clyde in Concert - Kirsty Herrington
News: New interactive and theatrical experience for the whole family – Charlotte Holmes: TOP SECRET - Kirsty Herrington
Review Round Up: Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Tate Modern - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Casting Announced for Hackney Empire’s Jack and the Beanstalk - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Hamlet, Theatre Royal Windsor - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Cabaret, Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse - Emma Clarendon
News: The NT’s original film Romeo & Juliet, with Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley, to be screened in cinemas - Kirsty Herrington
‘It is an experiment which OTC should consider repeating’: A COLD SUPPER BEHIND HARRODS – Original Theatre Company (Online review) - John Chapman
Musical Theatre Review | The Wind in the Willows – The Turbine Theatre On The Jetty - Lisa Martland
‘Filled with live music, laughter & just a few surprises’: WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD – Palace Theatre - The Family Stage
Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope (Online review) - John Chapman
Lava, Bush Theatre - Laura Kressly
News: NT’s original film Romeo & Juliet to be screened in cinemas - Ian Foster
GIN CRAZE Royal and Derngate, Northampton - Libby Purves
‘Ian McKellen scales new heights’: HAMLET – Theatre Royal, Windsor - Mark Shenton
Lava - Tom Bolton
NEWS: Forgotten music hall male impersonator celebrated in Marie Lloyd Stole My Life - Featured Content
News: Hampstead Theatre Announces The Memory of Water and world premiere of Malindadzimu - Kirsty Herrington
Tethered by Chewboy Productions. - Elaine Chapman

21st July 2021

News: Carly Paoli & Friends album to be released in September - Ian Foster
News: Cast announced for tour of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe - Kirsty Herrington
News: Cast announced for UK tour of Tokyo Rose - Kirsty Herrington
A Cold Supper Behind Harrods (Online review) - John Chapman
Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil - Thom Dibdin
‘Gleefully brings the comedy of the piece to life’: THE GAME OF LOVE & CHANCE – Arcola Outside ★★★★ - Stephanie Ressort
‘Freedom Day has turned into closure day’: A cry for help or a bid for headlines? - Mark Shenton
‘Mummylogues’ at the Old Red Lion Theatre - Stephanie Ressort
‘Murphy is a master of his craft’: Friend (The One With Gunther) – Stream.Theatre (Online review) - Laura Kressly
PREVIEW: The Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition, Covent Garden - Emma Clarendon
Review: What the Ladybird Heard (Palace Theatre) - Louise Penn

20th July 2021

Musical Theatre Review | Chasing Rainbows, Finding Judy: Sophie Evans and Lauren Samuels – Album launch at Proud Cabaret - Lisa Martland
Musical Theatre Review | Cast unveiled for National Theatre’s Hex - Lisa Martland
5 Tips To Help You Buy The Right CBD Dog Treats - Ian Foster
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ Playhouse date - Thom Dibdin
Review: My Jerusalem (Applecart Arts, online) - Louise Penn
News: Critically acclaimed production The Ballad of Maria Marten returns on tour - Kirsty Herrington
News: UK tour announced for new adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Kirsty Herrington
NEWS: West End Production of Frozen Announces Young Cast Members - Emma Clarendon
‘There’s an appealing openness to much of the music’: DORIAN: A ROCK MUSICAL – Stream.Theatre (Online review) - Ian Foster
‘The Game of Love and Chance’ at the Arcola Outside - Stephanie Ressort
WordPress.com Managed Hosting Webinar with Rudy Faile, Automattic Systems - Shane Morgan
‘A fierce West End debut’: ANNA X – Harold Pinter Theatre - Maryam Philpott
Streaming now: Mark Farrelly celebrates the legendary Quentin Crisp in Naked Hope - Featured Content
Through the Mist, Clean Break Studios - Laura Kressly
‘The writing is gripping’: …cake – Theatre Peckham - Laura Kressly
Linehan to leave EIF - Thom Dibdin
NEWS: Witness for the Prosecution announces new London cast - Press Releases
NEWS: Alfie Boe leads a cast of West End, Broadway & music stars at the Picnic Proms Summer Concert Series - Featured Content
Steve Waters on O Lucky Man! - Aleks Sierz
Couples (Online review) - John Chapman
NEWS: Camden Fringe returns with 267 shows across 21 London venues - Featured Content
FRIEND (the one with Gunther), WIlton’s Music Hall - Laura Kressly

19th July 2021

Interview: ChewBoy Productions, makers of TETHERED - Louise Penn
NEWS: Covid self isolation guidance forces West End opening night of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella to be postponed - Press Releases
NEWS: Magic Goes Wrong Announces West End Return Date - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre - Emma Clarendon
‘Valuable additions to the expanded series’: QUEERS – Old Vic (Online review) - John Chapman
‘Witty, weighted & lyrical’: LAVA – Bush Theatre ★★★★ - Rev Stan
Anna X – Harold Pinter Theatre - Maryam Philpott
An Indecent Proposal? No, more like an invitation to Terri Paddock’s post-show Q&A discussing the new musical at Southwark Playhouse - Terri Paddock
…cake, Theatre Peckham - Laura Kressly
REVIEW: What the Ladybird Heard (Palace Theatre) - The Family Stage
NEWS: Covid-enforced absences result in the cancellation of Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s production of The Browning Version - Press Releases
Tom Lehrer (Online review) - John Chapman
NEWS: Polka Theatre celebration ‘Write Here, Write Now’ features stars including Joanna Lumley & Michael Rosen - The Family Stage

18th July 2021

Review: Lava, Bush Theatre - Ian Foster
Review: Dorian A Rock Musical, stream.theatre - Ian Foster
The Man in the Grand Circle is changing seats… - Tim Masters
Review: Always on my Mind (Brighton Fringe) - Louise Penn
Review: Dorian – A Rock Musical (stream.theatre) - Louise Penn
FROM DOWN UNDER: Frozen in Melbourne - Simon Parris
‘I can’t wait to see & hear the children’s reactions to the play’: Peter Glanville on Polka’s pop up show Maanika & The Wolf - Emma Clarendon
Your chance to be in the room where it happens with creative producers of theatre - Chris Grady
Queers (Online review) - John Chapman
Review: Dorian A Rock Musical (online) - Liz Dyer

17th July 2021

News: Casting update for West End production of Mary Poppins - Kirsty Herrington
News: New tour dates for World Premiere of The Osmonds: A New Musical - Kirsty Herrington
‘Very funny & wickedly affectionate’: Friend (The One With Gunther) – Stream.Theatre (Online review) - Louise Penn
A double whammy of encore performances proves to be a pleasure - Mark Shenton
NEWS: Casting Update Announced for Mary Poppins - Emma Clarendon
Interview With… Peter Glanville - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: SIX the Musical to Transfer to the Vaudeville Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Everyman (Online review) - John Chapman
NEWS: Casting Announced for the West End Return of Leopoldstadt - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Initial Casting Announced for Hex at the National Theatre - Emma Clarendon
‘An interesting take on the Oscar Wilde classic’: DORIAN: A ROCK MUSICAL – Stream.Theatre (Online review) - Debbie Gilpin
Review: Lava, Bush Theatre - 'witty, weighted and lyrical' - Rev Stan
Interview With…Topsie Redfern - Emma Clarendon

16th July 2021

NEWS: BarnFest is back this August! - The Family Stage
Review: Friend (The One With Gunther) – online - Louise Penn
News: David Walliams, Joanna Lumley and more join Polka Theatre’s Write Here, Write Now Celebratory Event - Kirsty Herrington
News: EA Festival and Essex Book Festival to co-present events in East Anglia - Kirsty Herrington
NEWS: Casting for Return of & Juliet Announced - Emma Clarendon
‘In itself a celebration’: SOUTH PACIFIC – Chichester Festival Theatre ★★★★★ - Libby Purves
‘It is an intoxicating world’: ANNA X – Harold Pinter Theatre ★★★★★ - Rev Stan
The Octopus at the King’s Head Theatre - Stephanie Ressort
Popular Podcast App Pocket Casts Joins Automattic - Shane Morgan
NEWS: National Theatre announces further casting for The Normal Heart, Hex, East Is East & Manor - Press Releases
Dorian: A Rock Musical - Debbie Gilpin
#MindTheBard 2021: round-up - Debbie Gilpin
NEWS: Casting Announced for All That at the King’s Head Theatre - Emma Clarendon
‘A visual language that suggests promise’: TWO WORLDS NO FAMILY – Lion & Unicorn Theatre - Ian Foster
NEWS: Secret Cinema Announces Immersive Bridgerton Experience - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: New British Musical The Rhythmics to Premiere at Southwark Playhouse - Emma Clarendon
Tales From The Thames (Online review) - John Chapman

15th July 2021

Musical Theatre Review | Black is the Color of My Voice – Stream.Theatre - Lisa Martland
Musical Theatre Review | New cast members added to Hope Mill’s Rent – rehearsals begin - Lisa Martland
Review: Two Worlds No Family, Lion and Unicorn Theatre - Ian Foster
NEWS: New Dates Announced for the World Premiere of Indecent Proposal Musical - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Lava, Bush Theatre - Emma Clarendon
6 Ways WordPress.com Courses Help You Grow - Shane Morgan
Interview With….Jemma Carlisle - Emma Clarendon
Review: Louisa & Jo (& Me), Golden Goose Theatre - Ian Foster
‘Moving collection of tender, heart-felt musical pieces’: THE RED SIDE OF THE MOON – St Paul’s Church - Stephanie Ressort
‘Passionate, powerful & challenging’: LAVA – Bush Theatre - Louise Penn
News: James Purefoy leads all-star cast for the Jermyn Street’s epic Odyssey - Ian Foster
News: Royal & Derngate and Atlantic Screen Music announce new album Incidental: Music For The Stage - Ian Foster
Review: From Here at Chiswick Playhouse - Liz Dyer
‘Utterly joyous & joyful’: SOUTH PACIFIC – Chichester Festival Theatre - Mark Shenton
Recognition (Online review) - John Chapman
Musical Theatre Review | South Pacific – Chichester Festival Theatre - Lisa Martland
INTERVIEW: Tara Harris, founder of Tiny T’s Storytelling & Theatre - The Family Stage
Frozen review [Melbourne 2021] - Simon Parris

14th July 2021

Review: Lava (Bush Theatre) - Louise Penn
NEWS: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Announces West End Break - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Sheffield Theatres Announce New Shows - Emma Clarendon
‘The show is definitely best enjoyed with a drink in hand’: SH!TFACED SHAKESPEARE – Leicester Square Theatre - Ian Foster
REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Invisible Hand at the Kiln Theatre - Emma Clarendon
News: & Juliet sets re-opening date and reveals new cast members - Ian Foster
The Red Side of the Moon at Iris Theatre - Stephanie Ressort
‘Absurd & often poignant gig’: Life: LIVE! – Battersea Arts Centre - Laura Kressly
Mr And Mrs Nobody (Online review) - John Chapman
Bernardine Evaristo on a playwright’s daughter - Aleks Sierz
SOUTH PACIFIC. Chichester - Libby Purves
Review: Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre - Emma Corrin plays the mysterious and magnetic Anna - Rev Stan

13th July 2021

Giles Terera – Hamilton and Me: An Actor’s Journal (Book Review) - Michael Davis
News: National Theatre adds five new productions to streaming platform National Theatre at Home - Kirsty Herrington
Build a Blogging Habit with Reminders in Your WordPress App - Shane Morgan
‘There are moments of real credible connection’: RED SKIES – Touring - Libby Purves
‘These are young performers absolutely at the top of their game’: FROM HERE – Chiswick Playhouse - Louise Penn
Encore Encore - John Chapman
‘A meaningful experience’: THE DUMB WAITER – Old Vic - Maryam Philpott
Life: LIVE!, Battersea Arts Centre - Laura Kressly
News: National Theatre adds five new productions to streaming platform National Theatre at Home - Ian Foster
A Splinter Of Ice (Online review) - John Chapman
NEWS: Full cast is announced for Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical at London’s Lyric Theatre - Press Releases
73rd Primetime Emmy Awards nominees - Ian Foster

12th July 2021

NEWS: Theatres gear up for reopening following the 19 July roadmap announcement - Press Releases
‘A pleasure to watch’: PIPPIN – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★ - Emma Clarendon
Q&A Queen Terri Paddock is back to discuss Salome at Southwark Playhouse - Terri Paddock
Mrs Noah Fights Back/21 Chump Street (Online review) - John Chapman
The Dumb Waiter – Old Vic - Maryam Philpott
Review: From Here (Chiswick Playhouse) - Louise Penn
‘It’s a lack of action that makes the play interesting’: WOLVES ARE COMING FOR YOU – Jack Studio Theatre - Liz Dyer
NEWS: Casting Announced for Shining City at Theatre Royal Stratford East - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: The Invisible Hand, Kiln Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare’s Globe - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Original 2-part West End production of Harry Potter & the Cursed Child resumes in October 2021 - Press Releases

11th July 2021

RED SKIES Touring, East Anglia - Libby Purves
NEWS: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Resume Performances in October - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Doctor Who Time Fracture - Emma Clarendon
‘Campbell has developed a deep affinity with Simone’: BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY VOICE – Stream Theatre (Online review) - Louise Penn
PREVIEW: Carousel, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Full casting Announced for UK Tour of The Addams Family - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Disney to Open Pop-Up Space in Covent Garden - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Full Cast Announced for Get Up, Stand Up! - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Final Cast Members Announced for The Windsors: Endgame - Emma Clarendon
Am I a couple of decades too late to sync up with the Be More Chill phenomenon? - Terri Paddock
‘This is not about romance, it’s about escape’: Romeo & Juliet – Shakespeare’s Globe ★★★★ - Debbie Gilpin
East (Online review) - John Chapman
Review: The Comeback (Noel Coward Theatre) - Louise Penn
The Theatre Week: The Three Seagulls - Kris Hallett
Hamilton and Me, Giles Terera | Book Review - Olivia Mitchell

10th July 2021

Review: Wolves Are Coming For You at Jack Studio Theatre - Liz Dyer
‘Poetic, pragmatic & passionate’: 28 DAYS GREATER – Calm Down, Dear Festival – Camden People’s Theatre (Online review) - Louise Penn
This Wooden O: Romeo & Juliet (2021) - Debbie Gilpin
‘Surprisingly beautiful’: AFTER LIFE – National Theatre ★★★★ - Libby Purves
NEWS: Alpha’s The Best of The West End to Take Place - Emma Clarendon
West End shows have a fight on their hands post ’Freedom Day’ - Mark Shenton
REVIEW: Shit-Faced Shakespeare: Macbeth, Leicester Square Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Barnes’ People (Online review) - John Chapman

9th July 2021

Review: Sh!tFaced Shakespeare, Leicester Square Theatre - Ian Foster
‘Madeleine MacMahon puts in a spellbinding performance’: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) – Silent Uproar (Online review) ★★★★★ - Kirsty Herrington
Derren Brown adds Edinburgh dates - Thom Dibdin
Review: Black is the Color of My Voice (online) - Louise Penn
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Bach & Sons at the Bridge Theatre - Emma Clarendon
#MindTheBard: Broken Heart (Romeo & Juliet) - Debbie Gilpin
‘Really life-affirming’: PIPPIN – Charing Cross Theatre - Mark Shenton
Helium (Online review) - John Chapman
Review: 28 Days Greater (Calm Down, Dear Festival, online) - Louise Penn

8th July 2021

Five Questions With: Ben Stock - Lisa Martland
Review: Be More Chill, Shaftesbury Theatre - Ian Foster
Review: Touchy (Unity Theatre, online) - Louise Penn
#MindTheBard: Pox (All’s Well That Ends Well) - Debbie Gilpin
‘Direction & sound are faultless’: RAYA – Hampstead Theatre ★★★★ - Libby Purves
‘Deservedly gets a standing ovation’: BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY VOICE – Stream Theatre (Online review) - John Chapman
Review: The Importance of Being Earnest (stream.theatre) - Louise Penn
‘Colourful & vibrant production’: BE MORE CHILL – Shaftesbury Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Black Is The Color Of My Voice (Online review) - John Chapman
RAYA Hampstead Theatre, NW3 - Libby Purves

7th July 2021

Be More Chill – Shaftesbury Theatre - Lisa Martland
Hamilton And Me: An Actor’s Journal – Giles Terera - Lisa Martland
Summer tour dates for Unusual Theatre Company’s The 3 Little Pigs - Lisa Martland
Southwark Playhouse run for Burnt Lemon’s Tokyo Rose - Lisa Martland
REVIEW: Be More Chill, Shaftesbury Theatre - Emma Clarendon
AFTER LIFE Dorfman, SE1 - Libby Purves
‘A reminder that what we do & who we are matters’: SHEDDING A SKIN – Soho Theatre - Laura Kressly
#MindTheBard: Blood (Macbeth) - Debbie Gilpin
‘Teenage angst in the bathroom… & classroom’: BE MORE CHILL – Shaftesbury Theatre / HEATHERS – Theatre Royal Haymarket - Mark Shenton
Big Boys by Tom Foreman. - Elaine Chapman
Shoes to Fill at the Iris Theatre - Stephanie Ressort
‘In most respects a treat to watch’: UNDER MILK WOOD – National Theatre - Tom Bolton
Over There (Online review) - John Chapman
Review: Be More Chill (Shaftesbury Theatre) - Louise Penn
Streaming now: Apphia Campbell conjures Nina Simone in Black Is the Color of My Voice - Featured Content

6th July 2021

Review: Pippin, Charing Cross Theatre - Ian Foster
Interview with Tanya Bridgeman - Kirsty Herrington
News: Full Cast announced for The Addams Family tour - Kirsty Herrington
‘Timely piece that deserves to keep having success’: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) – Silent Uproar (Online review) - John Chapman
News: West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child reopen in October - Kirsty Herrington
#MindTheBard: Leprosy (Henry VI, part 2) - Debbie Gilpin
‘Myriad musical gems’: STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW – Waterloo East Theatre - Mark Shenton
NEWS: Indecent Proposal finally gets its MeToo musical makeover in October - Featured Content
‘A sexy & striking surprise’: CONSTELLATIONS – Vaudeville Theatre - Ian Foster
Review: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad), online - Kirsty Herrington
Feature | Henry VI Part One: open rehearsal project - Laura Kressly
A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) (Online review) - John Chapman
‘You won’t regret it!’: Playwright Amy Ng discusses her beautiful & brutal adaptation of Miss Julie, heading to Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre - Featured Content
News: New dates announced for Julian Clary and Matthew Kelly’s tour of The Dresser - Kirsty Herrington
Oleanna @ Mast Mayflower Studios - Matt Merritt

5th July 2021

Luck be a Lady, White Bear Theatre - Shanine Salmon
NEWS: Step 4 of the Government roadmap is still on track for 19 July, announces PM Boris Johnson - Press Releases
Review: The Queer Witch Conspiracy (online) - Louise Penn
Book Review: Hamilton & Me – Giles Terera ★★★★★ - Debbie Gilpin
Express Gilbert and Sullivan, Pleasance Theatre - Laura Kressly
#MindTheBard: Madness (Hamlet) - Debbie Gilpin
‘Profound storytelling’: POSSIBLE – Riverfront Theatre, Newport (Online review) - Louise Penn
NEWS: Dates announced for The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage at the Bridge Theatre - Press Releases
Write Like You're Running Out of Time - Emily Garside
REVIEW ROUND-UP: After Life at the National Theatre - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Rory Kinnear & Kit Harington are cast in Donmar Warehouse’s new season - Press Releases
Cinderella – Gillian Lynne Theatre - Maryam Philpott
‘A talented ensemble plays well off the comic energy’: GOING APE! – Union Theatre - Ian Foster
Inside the Rehearsals of…Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Sundance Film Festival, Picturehouse Central - Emma Clarendon
Murder On The 12:32 To Bristol (Online review) - John Chapman
NEWS: Brighton Fringe run of Lita Doolan’s critically-acclaimed play The Wyre Lady Of Fleetwood is extended - Featured Content
Review: The Importance of Being Earnest, Newcastle University Theatre Society via stream.theatre - Ian Foster

4th July 2021

Room 29 Auditions - Thom Dibdin
Review: Going Ape, Union Theatre - Ian Foster
NEWS: Full Cast Announced for West End Return of Come From Away - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: West End Transfer of Four Quartets Announced - Emma Clarendon
‘Brims with exhilarating jazz & witty comedy’: WONDERFUL TOWN – Opera Holland Park ★★★★ - Olivia Mitchell
#MindTheBard: Boils (Coriolanus) - Debbie Gilpin
Interview With…Brigitte Adès - Emma Clarendon
Interview With…Tony Jayawardena - Emma Clarendon
‘A fine piece of escapism’: GOING APE! – Union Theatre - Louise Penn
NEWS: The Shark is Broken to Play at the Ambassadors Theatre - Emma Clarendon
#MindTheBard 2021: Diary - Debbie Gilpin
Interview With…Annabel Carberry - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: After Life, National Theatre - Emma Clarendon
‘An unmissable joy’: UNDER MILK WOOD – National Theatre ★★★★★ - Libby Purves
Finding Percy Erebus (Online review) - John Chapman
Review: Then and Now (The Main, online) - Louise Penn

3rd July 2021

Reviews: Constellations, Vaudeville Theatre - Ian Foster
#MindTheBard: Leech (Henry V) - Debbie Gilpin
Interview With….Peter Caulfield - Emma Clarendon
Challenge Week 2021: Mind The Bard - Debbie Gilpin
NEWS: British Sitcom The Good Life to Premiere on Stage - Emma Clarendon
UNDER MILK WOOD Olivier, SE1 - Libby Purves
First Look at… Dorian: A Rock Musical - Emma Clarendon
‘A crack team of acting talent has been assembled’: THE GIRL NEXT DOOR – Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough (Online review) - John Chapman
Under Milk Wood - Tom Bolton
‘Has the necessary pizzazz & sparkle’: STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW – Waterloo East Theatre - Louise Penn
Get a vaccine and get the ‘Rhythm of Life’ - Ian Foster
NEWS: Gemma Knight Jones & Sam Oladeinde join the West End cast of Come From Away - Press Releases
‘Thrilling theatrical experience’: CONSTELLATIONS – Vaudeville Theatre - Mark Shenton
Wilde Without The Boy (Online review) - John Chapman
NEWS: West End transfer is announced for Ralph Fiennes’ Four Quartets by T.S. Eliot - Press Releases

2nd July 2021

News: Full company of hit musical Come From Away announced - Kirsty Herrington
Review: Going Ape! (Union Theatre) - Louise Penn
‘Delightfully funny & sharp’: MAGGIE & TED – Garrick Theatre ★★★★ - Emma Clarendon
Wonderful Town, Opera Holland Park | Review - Olivia Mitchell
‘Dark story cut through with comedy & songs’: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) – Silent Uproar (Online review) - Louise Penn
Dan Hutton on a civic theatre - Aleks Sierz
News: Scott Alan pretty much takes over Crazy Coqs with his friends - Ian Foster
‘It is the music of its humanity which echoes long afterwards’: BACH & SONS – Bridge Theatre ★★★★★ - Libby Purves
Ian McKellen On Stage (Online review) - John Chapman
It’s ok to not be ok: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) is streaming now - Featured Content
Review: Starting Here, Starting Now (Waterloo East) - Louise Penn

1st July 2021

First look at Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella - Ian Foster
‘There are numerous scene-stealing turns’: HAIRSPRAY – London Coliseum - Mark Shenton
‘Played perfectly’: COPENHAGEN – Mayflower Mast Studios, Southampton ★★★★ - Matt Merritt
Review: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad), online - Louise Penn
’It is really packing a punch’: seven methods of killing kylie jenner – Royal Court Theatre - Ian Foster
Review: Possible (National Theatre Wales) - Louise Penn
The Little Hours/All The Different Ways Commodore Matthew Perry Could Have Died Before Opening Japan But Didn’t (Online review) - John Chapman
Book Review: Hamilton and Me: An Actor’s Journal – Giles Terera - Ian Foster
Hamilton and Me: An Actor’s Journal - Debbie Gilpin