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Performance & Physical

Johnny Got His Gun review a one-man scream at the horror of war

Brass bands were playing and everyone was waving when fresh-faced, idealistic American Joe Bonham marched off to fight in the first world war.

An Evening with Julie Andrews, National Indoor, Arena, Birmingham, review: 'Utterly spellbinding'

This autobiographical show seems airbrushed but it's impossible to take your eyes off Andrews, says Tom Wicker.

Johnny Got His Gun, Southwark Playhouse: Review

This one man show makes the audience think of the reality of war and what it is soldiers are really fighting for. When the call came, Joe was eager to sign up for the trenches of the First World War. Little did he know of the price that he would pay

Peaches Christ Superstar, Theatre Royal, Brighton, review: 'a bizarre experiment that works'

The Canadian shock-rocker Peaches delivers a surprisingly heartfelt performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar.

Peaches Christ Superstar review all killer, no filler in rock-opera homage

Who would have guessed that the author of songs such as Stuff Me Up and Tent in Your Pants was an Andrew Lloyd Webber fan?

Walthamstow Garden Party - The Barbican, Lloyd Park

Join us for two days of music, theatre, arts & crafts, food and family activity in Walthamstow’s beautiful Lloyd Park. Following the huge success of last summer’s Open East Festival in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the free festival makes full

The Testament of Mary

The great Fiona Shaw is an actor who probably gives a tour de force performance when she eats her breakfast; a tour de force when turning the telly off; a tour de force paying the gas bill.

Brighton Festival: Gym Party, Brighton Dome

Made in China’s Gym Party is about winning; it’s about being the person everybody wants to dance with, the best kisser, the richest, the person with the best upbringing, and it’s about feeling really awful when you aren’t. Gym Party is a game and

National Theatre Platform: Sam Mendes on King Lear - Olivier Theatre, National Theatre

The film and stage director talks talks to Mark Leipacher about his acclaimed production, King Lear.

Hofesh Shechter at the Brighton Festival; Michael Jackson's Xscape; South African theatre; Advanced Style

Acclaimed choreographer Hofesh Shechter talks to Kirsty Lang in his role as Guest Artistic Director for this year's Brighton Festival, and for her report she also visits a disused beer depot which is staging a production of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's chamb