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‘There’ve been so many pieces about Edith Piaf; this one is unique because of the songs sung in English’: Elizabeth Mansfield on Hymn to Love

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Twenty years after she first played her, Elizabeth Mansfield returns to the role of Edith Piaf in a revised version of hit homage Hymn to Love, opening tonight (27 July 2018) at London’s Jermyn Street Theatre after sell-outs on tour. In our interview below, Mansfield tells us more about her incredible journey with The Little Sparrow and how singing her classic torch songs in English changes everything…

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NEWS: Gypsy and Imelda Staunton lead winners at UK Theatre Awards

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UK Theatre has announced the winners of the UK Theatre Awards 2015 – the only awards to honour outstanding achievement in performing, producing and management in theatres throughout the United Kingdom. Gypsy takes home prizes for Best Musical and Best Performance in a Musical for Imelda Staunton, while special awards are given to actress Imelda Staunton and director-choreographer Matthew Bourne.

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NEWS: The Railway Children add fours months to King’s Cross run

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The Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children – Live on Stage will be extending its run at King’s Cross Theatre until Sunday 3 January 2016. Originally planned to close on 6 September, the production will run for an extra four months due to popular demand. Tickets for the new period will go on sale at 10.00am on Friday 10 July.