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NEWS: City Stories sets new London dates at Wilton’s Music Hall

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City Stories returns to London for two nights only on 20 and 21 October 2016. A suite of short plays set to music, the fully-titled City Stories: Tales of Love and Magic in London is a sequence of interwoven love stories written and directed by award-winning playwright James Phillips in an ode to our beloved capital.

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INTERVIEW: A day in the life of the Mamma Mia! UK tour

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What it’s like being on tour? I’ve done a few tours and I really enjoy them. The different theatres and places you go to and different audiences reaction. I get paid to sing and dance doing what I love it’s like a dream come true I feel really lucky. You eat together, you live together and rehearse together so you do get closer, it feels more like a family unit.

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NEWS: Cast announced for Faction’s Much Ado at Selfridges

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This summer, Selfridges have joined forces with one of the most exciting emerging young British theatre companies in the UK, The Faction, to celebrate Shakespeare400 with a new staging of Much Ado About Nothing at The reFASHIONed Theatre, a pop-up performance space inside the famous Oxford Street store. It runs from 23 August to 24 September 2016, with a press night on 26 August.

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NEWS: Key cast changes announced for Phantom ahead of 30th birthday

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Joining the cast from Monday 5 September are Siôn Lloyd as ‘Monsieur Firmin’; Mark Oxtoby as ‘Monsieur Andre’; Paul Ettore Tabone as ‘Piangi’ and Daisy Hulbert as ‘Meg’. Also continuing their roles are: Megan Llewellyn as ‘Carlotta’ and Jacinta Mulcahy as ‘Madame Giry’. Harriet Jones returns as alternate ‘Christine Daaé’.

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Tess The Musical: Creators reflect as Siobhan Dillon records first album tracks

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In the bizarre way that these things happen, we’re sitting in a cramped room surrounded by instruments, equipment and sheet music, listening to the most sublime sound through our headphones. Siobhan Dillon, our supremely talented leading lady, is in our recording engineer’s home studio laying down the first act of Tess.

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NEWS: Gwen Taylor stars in Emlyn Williams thriller Night Must Fall on tour

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The Original Theatre Company and Salisbury Playhouse in association with Eastbourne Theatres will present the national tour of Emlyn Williams’ psychological thriller, NIGHT MUST FALL, directed by Luke Sheppard and starring Gwen Taylor as Mrs Bramson. The tour will begin at Devonshire Park Theatre in Eastbourne on 19 August 2016, with a national press night on Wednesday 7 September at Salisbury Playhouse.