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‘Hopeful & joyful without being sickly sweet’: THE MAGICIAN’S ELEPHANT – Stratford-upon-Avon (RSC) ★★★★

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My first time back in Stratford-upon-Avon since February 2019, and roughly three years since I’d last stepped foot in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre – and after seeing some rehearsal footage of this new show, I was excited to see what this had turned into.

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Puppetry, top casting & other reasons you should see The Magician’s Elephant

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The RSC’s brand-new musical, an adaptation of The Magician’s Elephant, started performances this week at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. Earlier this month, the company opened its rehearsal room doors for a sneak peek. Why should you add this show to your list of autumn treats?

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‘We love doing new writing here’: WATCH Park Theatre artistic director Jez Bond, Ché Walker & Alexis Michalik on Intra Muros

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Why is London’s Park Theatre so excited about premiering the English-language translation of French playwright Alexis Michalik’s Intra Muros? Watch our video interviews with artistic director Jez Bond – who yesterday announced his new season, including no fewer than seven more premieres – as well as director Ché Walker and Michalik himself. Time to get booking!