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Terri’s non-#EdFringe theatre diary: Salad Days, Mrs Orwell, Boom & Cowboy Rufus

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It’s not just umbrella festival programmes that keep myself and other London theatregoers busy in August. Here are some thoughts (and connections) on the other plays and musicals I’ve seen over the past week that are worth a look: Mrs Orwell, King Cowboy Rufus Rules the Universe, Boom and Salad Days.

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King Cowboy Rufus: Can you decipher the full meaning of the show? Doubt it.

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American theatremaker Richard Foreman’s King Cowboy Rufus Rules the Universe, in which a ruddy-faced Trump-like figure takes the title role, is currently receiving its UK premiere at the London Theatre Workshop. Director Patrick Kennedy explains why he relishes the “nauseating” challenge of staging Foreman’s work.

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NEWS: EastEnders star Riley Carter Millington leads cast of Safe

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EastEnders’ Riley Carter Millington will star in Safe, which will run at the London Theatre Workshop from the 17th to the 22nd October 2016. Alexis Gregory’s verbatim theatre piece, directed by Robert Chevara will be the first production to take place in the London Theatre Workshop’s new home in Leadenhall Market.

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Photos & podcast: Going Through the Q&A Mill with three Judy Garlands

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I first saw – and adored – Through the Mill when it premiered at the London Theatre Workshop (then above a pub in Fulham) last year. I was delighted when the show, which revolves around three pivotal periods in the life of Judy Garland, announced its transfer to the – much larger, more centrally located […]

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INTERVIEW: Through the Mill’s ‘Young Judy’, Lucy Penrose

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After graduating from Mountview Academy in 2015, Lucy Penrose made her professional debut in the world premiere of Ray Rackham’s Through the Mill at the London Theatre Workshop. For her role as Young Judy, one of three Judy Garlands at different stages in the diva’s life, Penrose was nominated for My Theatre Mates’ #AlsoRecognised Award for London Newcomer of the Year.

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NEWS: London Theatre Workshop relocates to custom venue in Leadenhall Market

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London Theatre Workshop is delighted to announce that after two successful years located above the Eel Brook Pub in Fulham, the company is relocating to an exciting new venue in Central London. The company’s new home is nestled right in the heart of the City of London’s financial district, within the beautiful and historic Leadenhall Market. A short walk from Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Bank and Monument stations, the new space is being re-developed to house a 60-seat theatre, much-needed rehearsal space, plus a creatives’ workshop and office.