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Weekly Theatre Podcast: The Moderate Soprano, Rotterdam, Anita and Me

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This week the London theatre bloggers discuss three new plays beyond the West End: David Hare’s The Moderate Soprano at Hampstead Theatre, Jon Brittain’s Rotterdam at Theatre 503 and Tanika Gupta’s adaptation of Meera Syal’s novel Anita and Me at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

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NEWS: Meera Syal’s Anita & Me, Home Theatre and Che Walker premiere feature in new Stratford East season

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Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced details of their latest season of work that will take place from September 2015-January 2016. The new season highlights the theatre’s long-standing commitment to championing new writing, delivering world-class musical theatre and provoking debate about widening access to the arts for all. Kerry Michael, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East said: “We are …

Video and photos: Spoiling debate ahead of Scottish referendum

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“Talk about handling a hot potato,” Gabriel Quigley said to me after I chaired a post-show Q&A with her and her co-star Richard Clements following last Thursday’s performance of Spoiling at Theatre Royal Stratford East. John McCann’s new play, a co-production between Stratford East and Scotland’s Traverse Theatre, is ferociously topical – taking as its […]

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Review: A Clockwork Orange (Stratford East)

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Not many of London’s ‘urban villages’ have been more mauled about than Stratford. A combination of attritive decay with a succession of ham-fisted local authority interventions begat a poundshop-dominated 70s shopping arcade on a windswept island choked by a red necklace of double-deckers. The construction of the Olympic site andWestfield complex is a further haymaker […]

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