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‘There’ve been so many pieces about Edith Piaf; this one is unique because of the songs sung in English’: Elizabeth Mansfield on Hymn to Love

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Twenty years after she first played her, Elizabeth Mansfield returns to the role of Edith Piaf in a revised version of hit homage Hymn to Love, opening tonight (27 July 2018) at London’s Jermyn Street Theatre after sell-outs on tour. In our interview below, Mansfield tells us more about her incredible journey with The Little Sparrow and how singing her classic torch songs in English changes everything…

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NEWS: Full details are revealed on the Bard’s birthday for the pop-up Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre in York

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Today, on the birthday of William Shakespeare, full details have been announced for Europe’s first ever pop-up Shakespearean Theatre – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre – which makes its debut in the historic city of York in June. Preparations are well underway for a ground-breaking ‘Summer of Shakespeare’. Highlights include: Directors Lindsay Posner, Damian Cruden and Juliet Forster to lead two companies …

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NEWS: Justin Fletcher extends two weeks in The Railway Children, Show must finish 8 Jan

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BAFTA award-winning presenter, actor and voice-over artist, Justin Fletcher, who joined the cast of the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children – Live on Stage on 31 August, has now confirmed he will be playing an extra two weeks, now finishing on 19 November.

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NEWS: Cast announced for first large-scale stage production of Brideshead Revisited

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The full cast is announced today for the first ever large-scale stage production of Evelyn Waugh’s classic novel Brideshead Revisited, adapted by Bryony Lavery, touring this spring and summer in the 50th anniversary year of Waugh’s death. The play, a co-production between English Touring Theatre and York Theatre Royal, opens at York on 26 April, with previews from 22 April, before touring to Bath, Southampton, Cambridge, Malvern, Brighton, Oxford and Richmond, as well as second run in York.