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Off West End

Ah, the Off West End. For those not familiar with the term, this is where the real magic of the London theatre scene happens. Great shows are born here, in pubs, in 50-seat theatres, in tunnels. Recommended for the adventurous – we can’t get enough of it, and you’ll save a quid or two as well!

Running Mate, Iris Theatre – Review

Credit: Everything Theatre

Pros: Intelligent idea in a knock out venue Cons: It didn’t live up to my expectations as the songs didn’t fit naturally and the execution was lacking After the initial shock of how beautiful the inside of St Pauls Church is, I took a pew and waited for the lights to dim. The promise of a political musical is always one to get me excited but unfortunately this one just didn’t deliver. The concept alone of highlighting the place of ...

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Win tickets to Alice in Wonderland on UK tour

Alice in Wonderland

This is your chance to win tickets to see Alice in Wonderland on its spring UK tour. To enter simply retweet one of our Alice in Wonderland competition tweets before 5pm on 5 February 2017 AND tell us what you would take to the Mad Hatter’s tea party. Imagination runs wild and logic is abandoned in this fantastical, larger-than-life musical brimming with nonsensical fun and excitement for the entire family. Follow Alice and the White Rabbit as they set off ...

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Only Bones, Soho Theatre – Review

Credit: Everything Theatre

Pros: A meticulously choreographed piece of art. Excellently executed and magically mesmerising. Cons: On paper, perhaps not everybody’s cup of tea. Approach with an open mind. Thom Monckton and Gemma Tweedie created Only Bones in an empty aircraft hangar in Paris. The handout given to each audience member describes a bizarre creative environment; freezing cold and with constant harassment from goats. One of the pleasures of the piece is that it is clearly a creation born from painstaking care, love, and ...

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