Circus 1903 at the Royal Festival Hall has magic and awe-inspiring, death-defying, feats

23/12/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus: Royal Festival Hall, London. 19.12.2019. (JPr)

Circus 1903‘s ‘African Elephants’ (c) Dan Tsantilis

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Cinderella pantomime at Croydon’s Fairfield Halls

16/12/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Cinderella (pantomime written for the stage by Will Brenton and directed by George Wood): Phoenix Concert Hall, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, 14.12.2019. (JB)

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Andrew Scott’s Garry liberates Coward’s Present Laughter in a gender-swapping production

30/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom National Theatre Live – Noël Coward’s Present Laughter: Directed for the screen by Marcus Viner and captured live at London’s The Old Vic and broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 28.11.2019. (JPr)

Andrew Scott and Indira Varma in Present Laughter (c) Manuel Harlan

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Doran’s dark and decadent Measure for Measure at the Barbican Theatre

29/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Shakespeare, Measure for Measure: Royal Shakespeare Company, Barbican Theatre, London, 27.11.2019. (CS)

Measure for Measure, RSC company (c) Helen Maybanks/RSC

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Making The Lady Vanishes at the Ashcroft Playhouse

26/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Classic Thriller Theatre Company’s The Lady Vanishes (adapted by Antony Lampard and based on the film written by Sidney Gilliat and Frank Launder and directed by Alfred Hitchcock): Ashcroft Playhouse at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, 25.11.2019. (JB)   

The Classic Thriller Theatre Company’s The Lady Vanishes

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A gender-flipping Shrew from the RSC at the Barbican Theatre

22/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew: Royal Shakespeare Company, Barbican Theatre, London, 20.11.2019. (CS)

Claire Price as Petruchia and Joseph Arkley as Katherine (c) Ikin Yum Photography

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An exuberant RSC As You Like It at the Barbican Theatre

31/10/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Shakespeare, As You Like It: Royal Shakespeare Company, Barbican Theatre, London, 29.10.2019. (CS)

Sandy Grierson (Touchstone); photo credit, Topher McGrillis (c) RSC

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Bridge Theatre’s gender-fluid forest frolics are all in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

19/10/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom National Theatre Live – Bridge Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: recorded live at the Bridge Theatre and shown at Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 17.10.2019. (JPr)

Bridge Theatre’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (c) Manuel Harlan

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