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Tag Archives: West End

The (Gasp!) Canadian Who Played Abraham Lincoln

An old trick of the media is to suggest an upcoming event will cause Great Offence and Controversy, without waiting to see if it actually does. Source: The (Gasp!) Canadian … Continue reading

03/06/2020

David Wood: ‘Audiences for children’s theatre are becoming more middle-class as school trips decline’

Acclaimed children’s playwright David Wood has warned that young theatre audiences are becoming more middle-class because fewer schools are organising trips to shows. Wood said he desperately wanted schools to … Continue reading

08/29/2018 · 6 Comments

Victim (dir. Basil Dearden) 1961 | reviewdonkey

Victim is a classic movie in so many different ways. It is a great representative of the black and white, crime thriller, genre of the early 1960s. The storyline is … Continue reading

07/21/2017 · 2 Comments

Consent, National Theatre, South Bank, London | reviewdonkey

The reviews for this show had been so good, but it was sold out. I know that NT have a few restricted view seats that they sell at 9.30 on … Continue reading

05/08/2017 · 1 Comment

Don Juan in Soho, Wyndham’s Theatre, London, 2017 | reviewdonkey

The 17th Century version of this play closed, after only one performance, because of its repulsive and offensive nature. It was not shown in an uncensored form again for almost 150 … Continue reading

04/03/2017 · 5 Comments

Iconic theatreland restaurant Joe Allen may close to make way for Robert De Niro hotel | London Evening Standard

It has been a late-night haunt for West End stars winding down after performances for almost 40 years. But Joe Allen, the US-style diner that pulled in more A-listers than … Continue reading

11/18/2016 · 2 Comments

Ed Harris to make West End debut with wife in Sam Shepard play – BBC News

US actor Ed Harris is to make his West End stage debut alongside wife Amy Madigan in Sam Shepard’s Buried Child. Source: Ed Harris to make West End debut with … Continue reading

09/04/2016 · 3 Comments

Benny Hill and the Windmill Theatre in Great Windmill Street, Soho « Another Nickel In The Machine

“The notion that Benny was a lonely man is so depressing and wrong. He just liked his own company. He was very happy walking alone, living alone, eating alone, taking … Continue reading

12/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Cameron Mackintosh to transform West End theatre into ‘home for regional transfers’ | News, Theatre, Uncategorized | The Stage

Originally posted in The Stage. Cameron Mackintosh has unveiled his vision for the West End’s new Sondheim Theatre, which he intends turn into a home for shows from subsidised venues around … Continue reading

07/07/2015 · Leave a comment