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NEWS: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Alan Cumming & Daniel Radcliffe feature in new Old Vic season

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Details of Matthew Warchus’ Season 5 at The Old Vic Theatre have been announced. Highlights include:
Claire Foy and Matt Smith making their Old Vic debuts in Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs and Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe starring in a double bill of Samuel Beckett’s Endgame and Rough for Theatre ll.

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The Show People Podcast: Cassie Compton likes to dress as a crow

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In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates is joined by Cassie Compton who talks about growing up in Crouch End, London in a home filled with music, her supportive teachers at school and her early experiences in the West End as a child actor in productions such Whistle Down The Wind and The Secret Garden at the Aldwych Theatre.

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NEWS: Lord of the Dance marks 20th anniversary… without Michael Flatley onstage

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Michael Flatley’s Irish dance spectacular Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games returns to the UK early next year, hot on the heels of a world tour. Following a 2015 sold out UK tour, January will see the cast embark on a 23-city nationwide tour celebrating 20 years of Lord of the Dance.

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NEWS: Matt Smith, Daisy Lewis, Hugh Bonneville & more celebs announced for NYT’s 60th birthday gala

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Taking to the stage at the Shaftesbury Theatre in celebration of National Youth Theatre’s 60th birthday will be former members including: Matt Smith (Doctor Who), Daisy Lewis (Downton Abbey), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey, Twenty Twelve, W1A), Timothy Dalton (James Bond), Jessica Hynes (Twenty Twelve, W1A) and Gina McKee (Our Friends in the North). More names are still to be announced.

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Review: Our Boys (Duchess Theatre)

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Television can make gods of competent actors. The womanly throng crowding the stage door of Our Boys is hungry for Laurence Fox (Lewis), Arthur Darvill (Dr Who) and Matthew Lewis (a nicely matured Neville Longbottom from Harry Potter). But it’s to their credit that the other three actors in this six-man piece are equally good. […]

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