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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Writer: Edward Albee Director: James Macdonald Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Venomous, cruel and alcoholic, Edward Albee’s Martha is a delicious creation and in his portrait of an academic marriage gone horribly wrong, she can easily seem a monster battering her downtrodden husband George. But Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a play about illusions and while the characters present one face ...

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Sunny Afternoon – Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Composer: Ray Davies Writer: Joe Penhall Director: Edward Hall Reviewer: Tom Finch After a sell out run at the Hampstead, Sunny Afternoon, a musical charting the rise and fall and rise again of 60s band The Kinks has opened in the West End. The songs from the back catalogue of the 60s power group are used to tell the story ...

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Relative Values -Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Writer: Noël Coward Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Scott Matthewman There seems to be a mini-revival of Noël Coward plays in the West End at the moment, after last year's Private Lives, the current run of Blithe Spirit and now this Theatre Royal Bath production of Coward's drawing-room comedy of social manners. Class and social equality - or the lack of ...

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INTERVIEW: Ten minutes with… Leigh Zimmerman

There are few entertainment platforms that American actress Leigh Zimmerman hasn’t taken on and conquered. Broadway and West End musical theatre, television drama and sitcoms, and movies have all made for a rich tapestry in Zimmerman’s career. Paul Couch spoke to her ahead of the opening of Trevor Nunn's production ofRelative Values at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Leigh, born in ...

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NEWS: Relative Values transfers from Bath to West End

Following a sold out run at the Theatre Royal Bath, Sir Trevor Nunn’s acclaimed production of Noel Coward’s RELATIVE VALUES transfers to London’s Harold Pinter Theatre for a limited season, from Wednesday 19th March to Saturday 21st June 2014, with press night on Monday 14th April. The cast features Patricia Hodge as Felicity, Caroline Quentin as Moxie and making his ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Josefina Gabrielle

Josefina Gabrielletrained at London's Arts Educational Schools London before starting her career as a soloist with the National Ballet of Portugal. Following many memorable rôles in productions such as the National Theatre's Oklahoma!(with Hugh Jackman), 2009's revival of Sweet Charity and the recent UK tour of The King and I, she is soon to return to the West End as ...

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NEWS: Cast announced for West End Transfer of Menier’s Merrily

The cast have been officially announced for the critically acclaimed West End transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory’s production of Merrily We Roll Along. Directed by triple Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman, Stephen Sondheim’s musical will play a strictly limited 12 week season at The Harold Pinter Theatre from Tuesday 23rd April. Mark Umbers, Jenna Russel and Damian Humbly reprise ...

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NEWS: Merrily We Roll Along to transfer to West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre

Following a sell-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Merrily We Roll Alongby Stephen Sondheim and George Furth is to transfer to the West End's Harold PinterTheatre for 12 weeks only. Having won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical for 2012 – the fringe production of the Sondheim/Furthmusical,directed by Maria Friedman, will begin previews on 23 April. It will ...

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