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NEWS: John Simm, Dervla Kirwan Hugh Bonneville, James Nesbitt & Sheila Hancock all feature in Chichester Festival Theatre’s new season

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Chichester Festival Theatre’s Festival 2019 has been announced by artistic director Daniel Evans. It includes John Simm & Dervla Kirwan in Macbeth, Hugh Bonneville in Shadowlands & Tim Firth’s first solo musical starring James Nesbitt.

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‘Hopeful, joyous and hilarious’: Harold & Maude – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★

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When told well, coming of age stories are very often a reminder of the fragility and beauty of life, inspiring a carpe diem attitude tempered with immense gratitude. That the ‘Harold and Maude effect’ delivers this message completely liberated of any subtleties is a shining beacon of hope for humanity in otherwise trying times.

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NEWS: Sheila Hancock stars in London premiere of Harold & Maude, TICKETS ONSALE

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Olivier Award-winning West End star Sheila Hancock is to star in the London premiere of the black comedy romantic drama Harold and Maude. The show will run at Charing Cross Theatre from Monday 19 February and run for a strictly limited run of 6 weeks only to Saturday 31 March, 2018.

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Weekly Theatre Podcast: The Dazzle, Grey Gardens, Les Liaisons Dangereuses

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Every week, a group of regular, dedicated, independent theatre bloggers gather together for intelligent discussion “from the audience’s perspective” about plays and musicals they’ve recently seen in London. Lively, informed and entertaining. My Theatre Mates is delighted to syndicate the (still) As Yet Unnamed London Theatre Podcast (AYULTP). Shows discussed (with timings) in this edition’s podcast: The Dazzle – Found111, …

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GREY GARDENS – Southwark Playhouse

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Showcasing two of the finest stage actresses, Grey Gardens finally comes to London in this impressively staged production. Making quite a name for itself in very recent times as starting place for theatrical hits, the Southwark Playhouse has added its name to the shortlist of special venues that must be carefully watched when planning a West End theatre trip.