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The Terrible Infants – Wilton’s Music Hall, London

Writer: Oliver Lansley Directors: Oliver Lansley, James Seager Producer: James Seager Reviewer: Cavelle Leigh To mark their tenth year as a production company Les Enfants Terribles return to the stage with their eponymous show The Terrible Infants, ambitiously presenting a series of children's fables, some reimagined from old, using song, dance and puppetry. From an enchanting yet eerie place, the ...

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NEWS: Theatre’s Great and Good gather for 61st Evening Standard Awards

Dame Judi Dench, Stephen Sondheim and Sir Ian McKellen at the Evening Standard Awards

By Maryam Philpott 2015 has been another impressive year for the London stage and with a crop of ‘reviews of the year’ about to emerge, the EveningStandard once again pips everyone to the post by presenting its annual Theatre Awards months before anyone else. Theatrical luminaries gathered at the Old Vic on Sunday to celebrate the 61st Evening Standard Awards, ...

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The Winter’s Tale – Garrick Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford Reviewer: Maryam Philpott The nights are drawing in, there’s a chill in the air and thoughts are already turning to Christmas. In theatre terms this can only mean one thing, it’s time to shuffle our Shakespeare plays by packing away the flighty summer plots of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Much ...

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NEWS: Hytner given award for services to the Arts

  Nick Hytner, the former Director of the National Theatre has been awarded the Critic’s Circle Award for Services to the Arts. The annual award was created in 1988 and the first person to receive it was Peter Hall, one of Hytner’s predecessors at the National. Accepting the award, Hytner said: “By rights I should be accepting it in partnership ...

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NEWS: Mrs Henderson Presents musical to première in Bath

After much speculation, producers have today confirmed the world première of the new musical adaptation of Mrs Henderson Presents will open at the Theatre Royal Bath in 2015 ahead of a West End run. Based on the film starring Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins, the new musical will feature a book by Terry Johnson, lyrics by Don Black and Music ...

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Ladies in Lavender- Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writer: William J. Locke (original short story) Adapter: Shaun McKenna, based on the film written by Charles Dance Reviewer: James Martin [Rating:4]   Sitting by the river in the scenic garden of the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre enjoying a glass of wine in the brilliant evening sunshine was a perfect precursor to an evening spent revelling in the pleasantries of 1930’s ...

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