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Skin Deep: David Hare might hate our ‘infection’ of theatremakers

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Attila Theatre’s devised piece SKIN DEEP comes to Camden Fringe next week. Christopher Montague, co-artistic director of Attila and co-director of the production, flies the flag for collaborative, European-style theatremaking, in response to playwright David Hare’s charge earlier this year.

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WATCH: In rehearsal for Skin Deep, about history’s most bloodthirsty female serial killer

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SKIN DEEP, Lee Anderson’s new play which returns to London for this summer’s Camden Fringe Festival, explores what drove one of history’s most prolific female serial killers. The Attila Theatre production has a strictly limited at The Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 31 July to 6 August 2017, with nightly performances at 9.15pm. Watch what happens with the company in the rehearsal room…

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Opera in the City Festival: ‘Opera doesn’t have to be elitist’

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The inaugural Opera in the City Festival runs from 1 to 12 August 2017 at the Bridewell Theatre. Artistic director Pamela Schermann talks about the aims behind London’s new summer opera festival and what audiences can expect at over the fortnight. What can you tell us about Opera in the City Festival and your mission to find new ways of presenting …

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NEWS: Full line-up for inaugural Opera in the City Festival, 1-12 August

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This summer, the Bridewell Theatre in the heart of the City of London will become the home of new and innovative operas, musical dramas and multi-art productions. Here are full details – including show trailers – for the new Opera in the City Festival.

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: ‘Weird & wonderful’ Greg Freeman is back with ‘bonkers’ Montagu

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Have you seen MONTAGU, the “wizard of the weird and wonderful” (Chiswick W4) Greg Freeman’s latest “bonkers, off-the-wall” take on the world? If not, you only have a little more than a week left to catch the play’s premiere production in its strictly limited season to 17 June 2017 at London’s Tabard Theatre. Here are photos and show trailer to tempt …

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes with John Foster’s new thriller Chummy

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BAFTA winner John Foster’s neo-noir stage thriller CHUMMY, which explores the mind of a serial killer in the moments before his first murder, receives its world premiere tonight (25 May 2017) at London’s White Bear Theatre, where it has a strictly limited season until 10 June 2017. Take a look behind the scenes with these first-look photos and videos.

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FEATURED SHOW: The Wild Party at the Hope Theatre, ★★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you seen the myriad five- and four-star reviews for our Featured Show, Mingled Yarn Theatre’s two-hander play with music based on Joseph Moncure March’s once-banned 1928 poem THE WILD PARTY? Here’s a selection of some of our favourite review quotes.

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NEWS: Musical version of Jane Austen’s Persuasion comes to London’s Shaw Theatre

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Chamber Opera Chicago, a professional not-for-profit opera company devoted to making great opera and musical theatre affordable, is excited to be performing its original musical adaptation of Jane Austen’s PERSUASION throughout the UK and Scotland this month, including a one-off performance at London’s Shaw Theatre on Wednesday 27 July 2016.

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FEATURED SHOW: World premiere of Savage, ★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you seen the myriad four-star reviews for our Featured Show, the world premiere of SAVAGE? Claudio Macor’s new drama and love story, which uncovers the tragic tale of a Nazi doctor and his ill-conceived “cure” for homosexuality, continues at the West End’s Arts Theatre until 23 July 2016.

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FEATURED SHOW: A Kingdom for a Stage marking #Shakespeare400, Reviews are in!

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Have you seen the reviews for our Featured Show, A Kingdom for a Stage? Tony Diggle’s new play, written in honour of the four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, is directed by Andrew Loudon and stars Jonathan Coote (pictured above) as William Shakespeare. The premiere production’s limited season continues at London’s Chelsea Theatre until 7 May 2016.

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FEATURED SHOW: A Kingdom for a Stage premiere honours Shakespeare 400th anniversary

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In honour of the four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, A Kingdom for a Stage, a new play by Tony Diggle (Show Me The Money), directed by West End director Andrew Loudon (Carrie’s War, Gertrude’s Secret, Cool Hand Luke), comes to London’s Chelsea Theatre, starring Jonathan Coote as William Shakespeare, recently seen in As You Like It and Our Country’s Good at the Royal National Theatre.

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FEATURED SHOWS: Theatre N16 spring season includes Your Ever Loving, Gertrude, The Killing of Charles Bravo

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This Spring/Summer, Theatre N16 in Balham, London, will be producing three in-house productions: in April, artistic director Jamie Eastlake will be directing Martin McNamara’s new drama about the Guildford Four Your Ever Loving, followed in May by The Killing of Charles Bravo, an exclusive site-specific performance about a real-life murder that happened in Balham, where the theatre is based. Finally, in …

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FEATURED SHOWS: Cosi Cosi at the King’s Head, Reviews are in!

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Have you seen the reviews for our current Featured Show, or rather Shows: the King’s Head Theatre inspired pairing of Mozart’s classic opera Cosi Fan Tutte with modern play Cosi? … Scroll down for links and pull quotes from some of our favourite reviews.

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FEATURED SHOW: The Long Road South at the King’s Head, Reviews are in!

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Have you seen the reviews for our current Featured Show, Paul Minx’s new play The Long Road South, starring Michael Brandon and Imogen Stubbs? Plenty of comparisons are being made with Tennessee Williams… Scroll down for links and pull quotes from some of our favourite reviews.