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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Headlong works with leading playwrights on digital plays by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Theatre company Headlong has come together with leading playwrights to create a series of short digital plays exploring our rapidly evolving world. This post Headlong works wi…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Edinburgh Fringe show of storytelling and music released as podcast by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A Good Service On All Other Lines, an acclaimed show at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2018, has been launched as a podcast. This post Edinburgh Fringe show of storytelling and …

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Theatre books to help get you through the shutdown by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The team at BritishTheatre.com have got together (virtually) to come up with a few of the theatre-books – both old and new – that we’ve been reading and recommending. Th…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

Winners revealed in Vault Festival 2020 awards by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The winners have been announced today in the annual awards for shows at the Vault Festival 2020 awards. Which shows were your favourites? This post Winners revealed in Vault F…

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Cotswolds’ Barn Theatre to stream free live shows by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Barn Theatre in Cirencester has introduced a new free live-streaming service to entertain and inform during the coronavirus shutdown. This post Cotswolds’ Barn Theatre t…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

EIF postpones programme announcement due to coronavirus by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) postponed the announcement of this year’s programme due to coronavirus but will go ahead with the 2020 festival. This post EIF pos…

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Vault Festival preview: week 8 from 17 to 22 March – The Final Week! by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon With Vault Festival continuing as planned, Mark Ludmon previews new theatre work set to open during the eighth and final week from 17 to 22 March This post Vault Festival prev…

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

REVIEW:The Brief Life and Mysterious Death of Boris III, King of Bulgaria, The Vaults ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews The Brief Life and Mysterious Death of Boris III, King Of Bulgaria: Part The First presented at the Vault Festival 2020. This post REVIEW:The Brief Life a…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

REVIEW: The Time Machine, The London Library ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Creation Theatre’s adaptation of HG Wells’s The Time Machine at The London Library This post REVIEW: The Time Machine, The London Library ✭✭✭ fir…

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

1930s fascism inspires Tracy-Ann Oberman’s Shylock by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Tracy-Ann Oberman talks about playing Shylock as an East End matriarch in the upcoming tour of The Merchant of Venice This post 1930s fascism inspires Tracy-Ann Oberman’s Sh…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Full casting for revival of Peter Gill’s Small Change by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Full casting has been announced for the revival of Peter Gill’s play Small Change at Strode Theatre in Somerset and London’s Omnibus Theatre. This post Full casting for re…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Vault Festival 2020 New Writing Preview – 10 to 15 March by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon picks out some of the new theatre writing coming up this week at London’s Vault Festival from 10 to 15 March 2020 This post Vault Festival 2020 New Writing Previ…

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Winners in Offies 2020 Awards for London’s Off West End theatre by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon All the winners in the Offies 2020 Awards for shows, artists and theatres across London’s Off-West End and fringe. This post Winners in Offies 2020 Awards for London’s Off…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Foley reveals musicals and dramas in first season at Birmingham Rep by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Director Sean Foley talks to Mark Ludmon about his first full season at Birmingham Rep which includes the UK Premiere of Something Rotten the musical This post Foley reveals m…

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

REVIEW: Ghost House, Pit, Vault Festival, London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Tristan Bernays’s contemporary ghost story Ghost House at Vault Festival in London This post REVIEW: Ghost House, Pit, Vault Festival, London ✭✭✭…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

REVIEW: The Apologists, Omnibus Theatre, London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Unlikely Productions’ show The Apologists at Omnibus Theatre in Clapham, London. Playing until 8 March This post REVIEW: The Apologists, Omnibus Theatre,…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Darvill and O’Reilly lead cast of Royal Court premiere of Rare Earth Mettle by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Arthur Darvill and Genevieve O'Reilly have been announced as part of the cast for the world premiere of new play Rare Earth Mettle at Royal Court Theatre. This post Darvill an…

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Omnibus Theatre Clapham champions new writing in summer season by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Omnibus Theatre in Clapham in London is championing new writing in its summer season, which features five productions and a festival celebrating queerness. This post Omnibus T…

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Vault Festival Preview Week Six – 2 to 8 March 2020 by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon looks at some of the highlights of week 6 of London’s Vault Festival, with a large crop of new theatre opening between 2 and 8 March. This post Vault Festival Pr…

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

REVIEW: Notch, Vault Festival 2020 at The Vaults London ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Danaja Wass’s show, Notch, at Vault Festival 2020 in London This post REVIEW: Notch, Vault Festival 2020 at The Vaults London ✭✭✭ first appeared on…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Vault Festival new theatre preview week five: 25 February to 1 March 2020 by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon As we hit the halfway point at London’s Vault Festival, Mark Ludmon previews some of the new theatre writing opening in week 5, from 25 Feb to 1 March 2020 This post Vault F…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

National Theatre reveals new shows with more diversity and low-price tickets by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reports from today’s announcement of the National Theatre’s new productions for 2020 and 2021. This post National Theatre reveals new shows with more diversity…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

REVIEW: Alone In Berlin, Royal and Derngate Northampton ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the new adaptation of Hans Fallada’s Alone in Berlin at Northampton’s Royal and Derngate and then at York Theatre Royal and Oxford Playhouse in March T…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

REVIEW: Bible John, Forge, Vault Festival London ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Bible John presented by These Girls as part of the Vault Festival 2020 at The Vaults in London. This post REVIEW: Bible John, Forge, Vault Festival London …

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2020 Winners Announced by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2020 were held today with Come From Away, A Very Expensive Poison, Dear Evan Hansen's Sam Tutty and director Jamie Lloyd amongst the winners…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

REVIEW: Gorgon – A Horror Story, Vault Festival 2020✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Gorgon - A Horror Story now playing as part of the Vault Festival 2020 at The Vaults, London. Until 9 February This post REVIEW: Gorgon – A Horror Story,…

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REVIEW: In My Lungs The Ocean Swells, Vault Festival✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews In My Lungs The Ocean Swells, a play by Natasha Kaeda now playing at the Vault Festival London. Book Now! This post REVIEW: In My Lungs The Ocean Swells, V…

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Vault Festival 2020: preview of theatre in weeks three and four by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon In the second of our previews of this year’s Vault Festival, we pick out new theatre productions starting in its second fortnight from 11 to 23 February. This post Vault Fes…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Northern Broadsides looks to the future under new artistic director by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Laurie Sansom discusses his plans as new artistic director of theatre company Northern Broadsides and its next production, JM Barrie’s Quality Street. This post Northern Bro…

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

REVIEW: Santi and Naz, Vault Festival 2020 London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Santi and Naz presented by The Thelmas as part of the Vault Festival 2020 in London. This post REVIEW: Santi and Naz, Vault Festival 2020 London ✭✭✭…

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REVIEW: Frankie Foxstone aka The Profit: Walking Tour, Vault Festival ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Frankie Foxstone aka The Profit: Walking Tour which is being presented as part of this year's Vault Festival. This post REVIEW: Frankie Foxstone aka The Pr…

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