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‘The darkest circumstances can bring the least-expected surprises’: THE NIGHT ALIVE – Brockley Jack Theatre

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Michael DavisLeave a Comment

Conor McPherson is one of my all-time favourite playwrights. Having made his name with plays such as The Weir, Port Authority and St Nicholas, The Night Alive in some ways harks back to his early plays such as Dublin Carol, with its working-class characters eeking out an existence as best they can.

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NEWS: Hamilton scoops seven Olivier Awards with top honours for The Ferryman & National Theatre too

In London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Pantomimes, Plays, Press Releases, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

New American musical Hamilton collected seven Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and The Ferryman went home with three prizes at the Olivier Awards 2018, the UK’s most prestigious stage honours announced tonight (Sunday 8 April 2018) at London’s Royal Albert Hall hosted by Catherine Tate.






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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Girl from the North Country at the Noel Coward Theatre

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Native, Opinion, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

The hit Old Vic Theatre production transfers to the Noel Coward Theatre. But what have critics thought about it?  Duluth, Minnesota. 1934. A community living on a knife-edge huddle together in the local guesthouse. The owner, Nick, owes more money than he can ever repay, his wife Elizabeth is losing her mind and their daughter… Read More