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PREVIEW: 2016 – A look ahead

2015 was a thrilling rollercoaster ride for the theatre scene, with more venues programming exciting and risk-taking productions that complemented a more traditional slate of work. We saw artistic directors leave venues for pastures new and then, in return, gain new visionaries for the future. So as we stand on the precipice of 2016, what theatrical delights await? We asked ...

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NEWS: Principal casting announced for Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley

The producers of the forthcoming stage show Harry Potter and The Cursed Child have today [20 December] announced principalcasting. Jamie Parker will play the adult Harry. Parker is currently playing Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls at the Savoy Theatre, a rôle he previously performed at Chichester Festival Theatre where he has also been seen in Drama,Holes in the Skin,Seagulls, ...

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NEWS: A magical day for Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

In just one day, ticket sales for J K Rowling’s eighth story for her money-spinning wizard creation, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have reached 175,000, an unprecedented feat for a theatrical production. Tickets went on sale today [28 October 2015] at 11amfor those who had registered for priority booking forHarry Potter and the Cursed Child.The same, afternoonthe producers released ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Matthew Cullum

Roald Dahl’s books have thrilled families for generations, but his works have also kept theatre audiences entranced. With Matilda still packing audiences into the West End and The Twits having just finished a London run, his works remain as popular as ever on stage as well as in print. In a first, Colchester’s Mercury Theatre are staging their first ever ...

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