London Theatre Blog


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To wait, or not to wait, that is the question!

Sunday 21 January 2018


Given the transport situation in London, should performances still start on time when a large chunk of the audience are missing because they're battling unforeseen delays on the tube?


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Time for a rethink about theatre programmes?

Sunday 21 January 2018


As the need to find ways to reduce waste becomes more pressing, is the time ripe to make theatre programmes only available in electronic format?


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How to write a theatre review ... part 1

Sunday 21 January 2018


Want to know how to write theatre reviews? Peter Brown reveals all the insider details and explains the science behind the art in the first part of his guide to writing reviews.


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Rush performance for Young Marx

Saturday 14 October 2017


We caught a rush performance of Young Marx with Rory Kinnear, and a first look at the spanking new Bridge Theatre ahead of the start of next week's previews.


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Co-op help for theatre

Sunday 24 September 2017


One of our team discovers that doing the shopping can help the community, including a local theatre, thanks to a commendably thoughtful scheme by the Co-op.


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Panto time looms once more ...

Monday 28 August 2017


Yes, as we start to leave summer behind, thoughts turn to another festive season and the upcoming barrage of panto mayhem and, probably, the reappearance of some well-worn jokes.


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Super Tuesday and more ...

Tuesday 15 August 2017


It's another Super Tuesday! That's the day which usually offers the biggest number of shows starting their runs in London. And today we added some new festival listings, 8 new show listings as well as a new event.


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In conversation - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Monday 14 March 2016


At the Lyric, Hammersmith last week, three directors of A Midsummer Night's Dream discussed why this play is so appealing and cherished as one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies.


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1616: A good year for some

Saturday 12 March 2016


1616 might not have been a good year for William Shakespeare, but another playwright found more in the way of good fortune ...


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Table Top Shakespeare - Macbeth

Sunday 6 March 2016


Compulsive storytelling here from Forced Entertainment who use everyday objects to help them tell Shakespeare's plays in an innovative and riveting way.


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Weekend of Shakespeare

Saturday 5 March 2016


It's a Shakespeare weekend if ever there was one - with the Barbican flinging open its doors for a jamboree which has many free events on offer. And there's still chance this evening to see the Shakespeare Son et Lumière at the Guildhall.





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