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Saturday, November 25, 2017

National Theatre protest planned in response to sexual harassment cases by Jamie Grierson

Demonstrators to stage ‘no grey areas’ gathering to promote ‘visibility, solidarity and responsibility’ in theatre industryA silent demonstration in support of change in the theatre …

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Monday, October 23, 2017

British theatre bosses condemn sexual harassment in industry by Jamie Grierson

Statement by heads of 19 theatres comes after Harvey Weinstein allegations and complaint against Max Stafford-ClarkLeading figures in British theatre have condemned “sexual harassment or a…

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Sean Hughes: comedian dies aged 51 by Jamie Grierson

Hughes, who won Perrier comedy award in 1990 and was team captain on BBC’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, died on Monday morningSean Hughes, the Irish stand-up comedian and quiz show panellist,…

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Royal Ballet dancer fed up with critic's references to his ginger hair by Jamie Grierson

Edward Watson calls constant mentions of his red hair and pale skin in negative reviews ‘ridiculous’ A principal dancer at the Royal Ballet has turned on a critic for repeatedly mentioni…

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Royal Ballet dancer fed up with critic's references to his ginger hair by Jamie Grierson

Edward Watson calls constant mentions of his red hair and pale skin in negative reviews ‘ridiculous’A principal dancer at the Royal Ballet has turned on a critic for repeatedly mentionin…

Linked From The Guardian at 06:27AM
Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Isabelle Huppert to stage London theatre return in Phaedra by Jamie Grierson

Celebrated French actor to take lead role in production by Krzysztof Warlikowski at the Barbican in JuneThe French actor Isabelle Huppert is to return to the London stage for the first time …

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Not to be: Barbican U-turn over Hamlet soliloquy by Jamie Grierson

‘To be or not to be’ moved back to third act amid row over decision to move lines to start of production starring Benedict CumberbatchTo say it now or to say it later, that was the quest…

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Monday, August 10, 2015

Dancer killed in motorbike accident hours before Sadler's Wells show by Jamie Grierson

Jonathan Ollivier, who had a lead role in Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, was hit by a car in central LondonProfessional dancer Jonathan Ollivier has been killed …

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Tributes paid to Car Man dancer who died in collision before performance by Jamie Grierson

Jonathan Olliver, who died just hours before he was due on stage at Sadler’s Wells, described as ‘an amazing artist’ by family members and peersTributes have been paid to dancer Jonath…

Linked From The Guardian at 05:01AM

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