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THE DRESSER – West End

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

Witty and heartfelt, Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith’s evocation of this classic play about theatre life is moving and impressive. The house darkens, the curtain lifts and bombs shake plaster from the ceiling. We are in the middle of a ‘tatty tour of the provinces’, marooned in the dressing room of a theatre battered by German shelling in the 1940s.

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NEWS: Selina Cadell & Harriet Thorpe join The Dresser, First images released

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The first images of Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith in a new production of Ronald Harwood’s The Dresser were released today, along with two new cast members: Selina Cadell and Harriet Thorpe. The Dresser, directed by Sean Foley, will play at the West End’s Duke of York’s Theatre from 5 October 2016 to 14 January 2017

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THE GIRLS – The Lowry

In Manchester, Musicals, Opinion, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Kristy StottLeave a Comment

Get a ticket and go and see The Girls. It is a phenomenal production. A thunderous applause and a well deserved standing ovation greeted the passionate performers and production crew on the press night. Being able to witness everybody around you in the stalls leap to their feet, cheering and clapping is a rare occurrence and a worthy testimony to show how fabulous The Girls really is. Just go.

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Have you voted yet in the West End Wilma Awards? Here’s why I have

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

I voted in the inaugural West End Wilma Awards this morning – and experienced an intense feeling of déjà vu. My own awards past Fourteen years ago, I founded the WhatsOnStage Awards almost by accident. That year, when the Olivier Awards released its shortlists in January, I published them on the website and invited people […]