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Review: Shakespeare in Love, Noël Coward Theatre

Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard’s screen play Shakespeare In Love took the public by storm, and even though critics weren’t exactly impressed (when are they ever) it harvested several Oscars and found its way into many hearts – thespians as well as the

Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles at the Leicester Square Theatre

THE story of the man behind The Beatles is on its way to London for a six week run, to tell the story of one of the most influential people in the music business.

About Miss Julie at King’s Head Theatre

THIS stunning production grips and enthrals through 80 minutes of manipulative mind games and breathtakingly rapid reversals of dominance and power as each of the three characters tries to forge a future in a society irrevocably changed by the First World

Exclusive: Jennifer Haley on The Nether

This week, Jennifer Haley’s Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winning futuristic crime thriller The Nether will make its London premiere at the Royal Court Theatre in a co-production with the acclaimed theatre company Headlong, under the direction of its Arti

Video: Holy Warriors

When a show is billed as “a rich palimpsest of history” and promises to take in a staggering two millennia of conflict, you’ll probably find us prior to the production’s premiere thumbing the pages of an encyclopaedia – or trawling through Wikip

Video: Jamie Lloyd on Richard III

Ask anyone who the busiest man in theatre is and the likelihood is they will all reply the same: “Jamie Lloyd”.

Shakespeare in Love, Noel Coward Theatre

The Oscar winning film is the latest to be transformed for the stage and seems to work better in the theatre than on film. It may seem strange to say that but watching the first fifteen minutes or so of Lee Hall’s beautiful adaptation of Tom Stoppar

North and south

Torben Betts, head boy at Alan Ayckbourn’s unofficial school of apprentices, has written at least a dozen plays I’ve never seen.

North and south

Torben Betts, head boy at Alan Ayckbourn’s unofficial school of apprentices, has written at least a dozen plays I’ve never seen.

Shakespeare in Love review a heady celebration of the act of theatre

Many of the best lines may come from the film, but the play manages to be a warm and witty paean to life on the stage.