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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Betty Boothroyd musical to chart rise from dancer to Commons Speaker by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Betty! starring Maxine Peake views parliamentarian’s life through lens of drama group in Dewsbury village hall She was a working-class Yorkshire girl who first took to the stage in a high-…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:36AM
Monday, November 29, 2021

Royal Ballet dancer to auction world’s first ballet NFTs by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Natalia Osipova hopes to ‘broaden appeal’ of ballet by selling unique digital copies of performances She is one of the world’s most acclaimed dancers, dazzling audiences with performan…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:48PM
Sunday, November 28, 2021

Punched: Sadie Frost appears in ‘no frills’ drama exploring domestic abuse by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Tracy-Ann Oberman, Donna Air and Annie Lennox will perform in the one-off fundraising West End drama Women’s experiences of domestic and sexual violence will be dramatised in a West End th…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:24PM
Monday, November 22, 2021

And Breathe dominates Black British theatre awards by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Yomi Ṣode’s one-hander and Regent’s Park production of Romeo and Juliet win four awards each A one-man play about grief and a contemporary version of a Shakespearean classic have domin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:03AM
Saturday, November 13, 2021

Panto’s back, oh yes it is: UK theatres hope for revival after Covid fallout by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Beneath the slapstick humour, venues remain anxious over fresh restrictions and lower ticket sales Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage There were cheers and boo…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:12PM
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Sadler’s Wells to open hip-hop academy at new east London venue by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Diploma course will provide training in live performance and theatre production at an international standard One of the world’s most renowned dance institutions is to offer a two-year inte…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:54PM

‘Bit bonkers’: actors to perform in three plays in three Sheffield theatres at once by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Trilogy to mark the 50th anniversary of the Crucible will have performers sprinting between stages Actors will simultaneously perform three plays in three theatres as part of an “ambitious…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM
Friday, November 5, 2021

Rankin reveals theatre’s backstage magicians: ‘Audiences would be shocked!’ by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

The photographer has brought directors, door keepers and technicians out of the shadows for a special exhibition celebrating the survival of the West End The backstage heroes of the West End…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:18AM
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Barbican to introduce diversity targets after racism claims by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

London arts centre vows to foster inclusive culture after allegations by staff of discrimination The Barbican arts centre in London has pledged to introduce diversity targets for its workfor…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:42AM

White handkerchief and a Derry play tell Bloody Sunday story by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Drama about those who died when soldiers opened fire on protesters will premiere on 50th anniversary For almost 50 years, the bloodstained white handkerchief held aloft by Father Edward Daly…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:32AM
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Hilary Mantel play to close amid Covid uncertainty by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Royal Shakespeare Company cancels planned extension of The Mirror and the Light in West End Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Royal Shakespeare Company ha…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:03AM

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