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South African Parliament Breaks Into Song Following Election of New President

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Cape Town

Epic Ayckbourn

Well who’d have thought it?

I know Alan Ayckbourn  has tackled sci-fi before but never like this, never on this scale. This is Ayckbourn without the jokes. 345 more words

Theatre

The Divide

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The Divide at the Old Vic has been met with limited enthusiasm. Reviewers have labelled it “bloated”, “clunky” and “overblown”, and the poor PR department have been working their asses off to get bums on seats. 497 more words

Art

A Christmas Carol

There I was insisting I was all Christmas Carol-ed out, but the good reviews of the Old Vic’s version – plus a dose of FOMO – persuaded me to go along to the production in its last week. 307 more words

Theatre

UK Police Investigating Third Kevin Spacey Sexual Assault Allegation

In early November, Scotland Yard opened an investigation into allegations that Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted a man in London in 2008. Later that month, the police said it was… 313 more words

Breaking News

Girl From The North Country review

Girl from the North Country may have scored a slew of five star reviews during its Old Vic Theatre world premiere season, but on the West End stage it’s a case of The Emperor’s New Clothes, with the overwritten new musical looking decidedly underproduced. 506 more words

Reviews

Rioter's Pick: 2018 Theatrical Wishlist

2018. The year may have only just begun (and the Best of 2017 posts only just finished) but already there’s loads of great theatre announced. As such, my theatrical wishlist grows by the day – so here’s a selection of what I’m looking forward to this year. 690 more words

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