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NEWS: Playground premieres play about pre-Grenfell Westminster Council scandal

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In the shadow of Grenfell Tower, new west London theatre The Playground will premiere Gregory Evans’ Shirleymander, a dramatization of the Shirley Porter Westminster Council ‘homes for votes’ scandal of the 1980s. This week’s reading stars Tracy-Ann Oberman, Patrick Ryecart and Michael Simkins.

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NEWS: Premiere of new play Picasso starring Peter Tate inaugurates Playground Theatre

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London’s newest Off-West End venue, the Playground, will officially open its doors to the public for the first time next month with the world premiere of PICASSO, a new play about the renowned artist starring Peter Tate in the title role. Full casting is now announced.

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I Loved Lucy Q&A podcast: What do Lucille Ball & Sandra Dickinson have in common?

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Why did Lee call his American producers in alarm when he first met Sandra Dickinson? What do Sandra and Lucille Ball have in common? Are Lee and Matthew Scott related? What would Lucy herself tell Lee if she were in the audience?

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: In the rehearsal room with I Loved Lucy + rare footage of Lucille Ball

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Have you got your tickets yet for the return of Lee Tannen’s Mates-acclaimed play I LOVED LUCY? Sneak a peek at our rehearsal shots of Sandra Dickinson (reprising her role as Lucille Ball) and Broadway’s Matthew Scott – plus rarely seen colour footage of the real Lucille Ball in action – and then get booking!