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Tony’s Last Tape Q&A video: Paying tribute to Tony Benn, from ‘most dangerous man’ to ‘national treasure’

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Many in the audience at Clapham’s Omnibus Theatre knew and were influenced by Tony Benn and were happy to share memories and thoughts on what he would think about the play as well as today’s political situation.

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NEWS: Alex Kingston in gender-switch production of An Enemy of the People & Assassins revival are confirmed for Nottingham Playhouse autumn season

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Award-winning actress, TV and film actress Alex Kingston will take on the lead of Dr Stockmann in An Enemy of the People from 13 to 28 September 2019 (press night is 17 September) as part of Nottingham Playhouse’s autumn season.

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the timely return of Tony Benn play Tony’s Last Tape

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As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Friday 5 April 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to London’s Omnibus Theatre for the timely return of the one-man play about the late political titan and “most dangerous man in Britain” Tony Benn. Got any questions?

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NEWS: Top UK theatres named at The Stage Awards 2019 include the Bush, Barn Cirencester & Nottingham Playhouse

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Winners of The Stage Awards 2019 have been announced at the Bridge Theatre, London. The Bush Theatre was named London Theatre of the Year, Regional Theatre of the Year was won by Nottingham Playhouse and The Barn Theatre, Cirencester won Fringe Theatre of the Year.

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‘You gain in a proximity to the action denied even to the front row’: NT Live screening – The Madness of King George III

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The revival of Alan Bennett’s 1991 classic The Madness of King George III at Nottingham Playhouse couldn’t then be more relevant, a play that speaks to our interest in the people who govern us as well as concerns about fitness to rule, mental health and its treatment.

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FEATURED SHOW: London premiere of All The Little Lights at the Arcola Theatre, ★★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you booked yet for the critically acclaimed London premiere of Jane Upton’s award-winning play All the Little Lights, inspired by sexual exploitation scandals like the Rochdale sex ring? The Fifth Word production, transferred from Nottingham Playhouse, is running at London’s Arcola Theatre until 4 November 2017. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review quotes…

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NEWS: UK Theatre Awards announce 12 most welcoming theatre winners

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Being nice really does pay off! UK Theatre has announced the 12 regional and national winners of the UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre 2017 in association with Smooth Radio. This award, which is voted for by the public, is an opportunity for audiences to celebrate their local theatre. In 2016, the overall winner was The Mill at Sonning. This year, over 172 theatres …

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WATCH #AllTheLittleLights trailer: ‘It feels like you’re on fire, like every bit of you’s electric’

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Have you got your tickets yet for the London premiere of Jane Upton’s award-winning play All the Little Lights, inspired by sexual exploitation scandals like the Rochdale sex ring? Watch the trailer – featuring young stars Esther-Grace Button, Sarah Hoare and Tessie Orange-Turner – and get booking!

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#AllTheLittleLights photos: Award-winning play inspired by Rochdale sex ring comes to London

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Jane Upton’s award-winning play All the Little Lights, inspired by sexual exploitation scandals like the Rochdale sex ring, get its London premiere at the Arcola Theatre in a strictly limited season from 10 October to 4 November 2017. Check out our photo gallery here…