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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Come From Away’s real Nick and Diane Marson & their #WestEnd counterparts Robert Hands & Helen Hobson

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One amazing story in Come From Away is that of Nick and Diane Marson who met on a diverted plane and fell unexpectedly in love. Editor, Olivia, got to chat to Nick and Diane about the show alongside their actor counterparts, Robert Hands and Helen Hobson…






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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the timely return of Tony Benn play Tony’s Last Tape

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As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 9 April 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to London’s Omnibus Theatre for the timely return of the one-man play about the late political titan and “most dangerous man in Britain” Tony Benn. Got any questions?






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‘There is a real depth & balance to it’: Dan Whitlam stars in Tobacco Road at the Vault Festival

In Features, Festivals, Interviews, London theatre, Plays, Quotes by Kate GouldLeave a Comment

They say life imitates art but there are times when the reverse can also be true. And this has certainly been the case for actor Dan Whitlam. The 23-year-old from Clapham is starring in Tobacco Road, a play that shines a light on London’s criminal underworld as the country emerges from the shadows of the First World War.