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A Very Very Very Dark Matter – The Bridge Theatre, London

Writer: Martin McDonagh Director: Matthew Dunster Reviewer: Maryam Philpott It should have been so good, a huge coup announced a year ago, not long after the new Bridge Theatre was opened to prioritise new writing, the world premiere of a Martin McDonagh play about Hans Christian Andersen, two gothic storytellers combined in one oddly hilarious package. And McDonagh’s star is ...

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A Christmas Carol – Noel Coward Theatre, London

Jim Broadbent and Sam Spiro in A Christmas Carol

Writer: Patrick Barlow Director: Phelim McDermott Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   The character of Scrooge is always given quite a hard time for hating Christmas, although these days seeing as the marketing begins in August and by mid-December all that false cheer is starting to grate, you might be forgiven for thinking that maybe he has a point. And spending Christmas ...

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NEWS: Jim Broadbent leads Christmas Carol cast

Veteran actor Jim Broadbent is to return to the stage to play Ebenezer Scrooge in a new version ofA Christmas Carol this Christmas at the Noel Coward Theatre, London. The show will preview from 30 November. Adapted byPatrick Barlowfrom Charles Dickens’ classic story, first published in 1843, Barlow’s production ofA Christmas Carolwill bring some of Dickens’ most memorable characters to ...

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