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Fatherland

Lyric Hammersmith (venue) 04 June 2018 (released) 3 h Julia Higgs Fatherland which is co-authored by Scott Graham, Karl Hyde and Simon Stephens is a musical experience rather than a straight play which examines ‘contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions'.The script is ba...

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Into The Woods

Into the Woods is one of Sondheim’s indisputable masterpieces. Regularly staged in a multiplicity of ways since its Broadway premiere in 1987, with a score and book both witty and philosophical, it ne...

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The Rink

The Rink, Kander and Ebb’s lesser known musical (book by Terrence McNally) has been hiding its light under a glitter ball for the last twenty years. At last Southwark Playhouse has dusted it off with...

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The Be all and End All

Theatre Royal Windsor (venue) 28 May 2018 (released) 30 May 2018 Vanessa Lenton This tightly written and excellently performed four-person play explores the weight of parental expectation on top o...

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Adam & Eve

There have been a recent spate of new plays on the subject of male predators this year and Adam and Eve appears to be another. Yet Tim Cook’s new play, for all its apparent modernity, tells a very old...

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Lucky

If you like your drama short, bittersweet and punchy, this play is worth looking out for.It starts with young children Lizzie boarding the 9.14 from King's Cross to Cambridge and spreading out to indicate occupation of the four available seats.To her dismay, as the train leaves, she is joined by an...

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