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NEWS: Full casting announced for the West End production of Upstart Crow

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Full casting has been announced for Ben Elton’s stage adaption of the critically-acclaimed BBC TV sitcom Upstart Crow which runs at the Gielgud Theatre from 7 February to 25 April 2020 (press night 18 February) and will see David Mitchell make his West End debut as Will Shakespeare. Joining Mitchell as Will Shakespeare and Gemma Whelan as Kate, in bringing their TV characters to …

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NEWS: David Mitchell will make his West End debut in Ben Elton’s Upstart Crow

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David Mitchell is to make his West End debut in 2020 in Ben Elton’s stage adaptation of the critically acclaimed BBC TV sitcom, Upstart Crow. This all-new comedy – written especially for the stage – will see Mitchell once more don the bald wig and bardish coddling pouch in his iconic characterisation of Will Shakespeare.

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Review: The Beautiful Game (Union Theatre)

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This show is ideal — for anyone who loves Andrew Lloyd Webber’s music, is football crazy and has an enduring curiosity about Irish republican politics — so it’s faintly surprising the tiny Union Theatre can fill even 80 seats a night with what has to be the rarest combination of niche musical niches. Timely revival […]

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Review: The Beautiful Game (Union Theatre)

In Musicals, Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

This show is ideal — for anyone who loves Andrew Lloyd Webber’s music, is football crazy and has an enduring curiosity about Irish republican politics — so it’s faintly surprising the tiny Union Theatre can fill even 80 seats a night with what has to be the rarest combination of niche musical niches. Timely revival […]

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