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          • Tue 02 Dec 2008 10:46

            The Pride

            How much has the world changed in the last 50 years? Some may point to technological advances, freedoms, equality, and say immeasurably. Alexi Kaye Campbell’s The Pride draws this into question.

          • Mon 01 Dec 2008 11:58

            Wig Out!

            American playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney is riding high after two successful productions of his plays in London and a newly-minted Evening Standard Theatre Award sitting on his mantelpiece. Now the Royal Court stages his third play in the UK, Wig Out!

          • Mon 01 Dec 2008 11:18

            Horrid Henry: Live And Horrid!

            I will be honest, not having any kids of my own, Horrid Henry: Live And Horrid! was my first experience of the imaginative young tearaway who delights in tormenting his younger brother and is a constant headache for his parents.

          • Fri 28 Nov 2008 11:57

            In A Dark Dark House

            A very green Almeida theatre presents the European premiere of Neil LaBute’s In A Dark Dark House, a story of abuse and the potentially more destructive silence that follows.

          • Thu 27 Nov 2008 10:48

            August: Osage County

            After dominating this year’s Tony Awards, collecting five wins in the play categories, August: Osage County opened at the National Theatre with a weight of expectation adding to the oppression of a sultry summer in Oklahoma...

          • Wed 26 Nov 2008 11:19

            The Family Reunion

            Why is there a pile of sand in the corner of the austere drawing room of a grand country house? This and many other questions remain unexplained in T S Eliot’s complex, mysterious play The Family Reunion, revived at the Donmar Warehouse.

          • Fri 21 Nov 2008 10:28

            Eddie Izzard: Stripped

            Actor and stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard has reached rock star status within the comedy world since his first, Laurence Olivier Award-nominated, West End performance, Live At The Ambassadors, in 1993.

          • Thu 20 Nov 2008 10:46

            Imagine This

            Imagine This: an original new musical opening in the West End, one not based on a book, a film or a band’s back catalogue, and not a transfer from Broadway. It has been a rare occurrence of late, but it happened last night at the New London theatre.

          • Wed 19 Nov 2008 10:31

            The Tragedy Of Thomas Hobbes

            In the atmospheric setting of Wilton’s Music Hall, simultaneously ancient and modern, the Royal Shakespeare Company launches its 2008 London season with the world premiere of The Tragedy Of Thomas Hobbes.

          • Tue 18 Nov 2008 11:15

            Treasure Island

            Sword fights, pirate shanties, adventures on the high seas and sinister spirits of pirates past are all to be found in the Theatre Royal Haymarket’s new family production of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Treasure Island.

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