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NEWS: Sally Dexter & Clive Carter join all-star New Songs 4 New Shows concert, 28 Nov

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Final casting has now been announced for NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS, which runs for one night only at the West End’s Lyric Theatre on Monday 28 November. Olivier Award winner Sally Dexter and Clive Carter, both Wicked West End alumni, and rising star Katie Bernstein join the line-up.

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NEWS: Mel Giedroyc & Caroline Quentin join all-star New Songs 4 New Shows concert

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NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS will give the West End a unique experience of seeing star performances of songs from four new musicals in a one-off Gala Concert at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue on Monday 28 November 2016. Stars participating include The Great British Bake-Off’s Mel Giedroyc, Douglas Hodge (performing from a musical he has also written), Haydn Gwynne and Caroline Quentin (playing Joan Littlewood).

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The best of the best of #theatre2015 preview highlights

In Awards, Features, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Photos, Plays by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

We’ve looked back ad nauseum over the past fortnight at the best of #theatre2014; now it’s time to look forward. And there’s SO much to look forward to theatrically. To help you keep track of all the new year picks and predictions, here’s a handy 2015 recommendations round-up. Having perused them all, let me summarise […]

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Noel Coward in three events: Blithe Spirit, Relative Values and Tonight at 8.30

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You only have three more weeks to catch Blithe Spirit at the Gielgud Theatre. Michael Blakemore’s production – and, more specifically, Angela Lansbury’s performance in it as dotty clairvoyant Madame Arcati – is undoubtedly one of the theatre events of the year. The “eventfulness” of the occasion has little to do with the play. The […]

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Review: Oh What A Lovely War (Theatre Royal Stratford East)

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The Theatre Royal Stratford East’s resolutely multi-cultural auditorium is strung to the rafters with British Empire bunting for the centenary of the First World War and by extension the 50-ish anniversary of Joan Littlewood’s landmark production of Oh What A Lovely War, on this same stage, which gave political satire a popular face. It’s an […]

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Review: Oh What A Lovely War (Theatre Royal Stratford East)

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The Theatre Royal Stratford East’s resolutely multi-cultural auditorium is strung to the rafters with British Empire bunting for the centenary of the First World War and by extension the 50-ish anniversary of Joan Littlewood’s landmark production of Oh What A Lovely War, on this same stage, which gave political satire a popular face. It’s an […]

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