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LOVE, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch – Review

The dress rehearsal of "Love" directed and written by Alexander Zeldin at the Dorfman Theatre at the National Theatre. NO EMBARGO

Pros: A gripping story, outstanding performances by an impressive cast, and a burning social issue that should be a priority in every politician’s agenda. Cons: none A woman dressed in a thawb (Mimi Malaz Bashir) puts the kettle on in a half-lit dining room. The boiling sound is soothing, and reminds us of the routine that many people follow at home every morning. The difference here is that this woman – her name is Tharwa – can hardly call this place a home: ...

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Ten of the most iconic theatres in London – Sponsored

Credit: Really Useful Group

The history of London’s theatres is almost the history of London itself, so enmeshed is the West End with the cultural tapestry of the capital. Folklore, tales of catastrophe and the personalities who make their name in the Smoke; all surround the bright lights of theatreland, and every year millions of tourists are entranced by the sweeping architecture and picture book antiquity of London’s glamorous pathway to the stars. Every name trips off the tongue even if you have never ...

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Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, National Theatre – Review

Credit: National Theatre of Scotland

Pros: Energetic cast, strong vocals and an abundance of crass language Cons: Perhaps a tad too long with no interval I’m a proud Scot. I’m an even prouder Scot after seeing this wonderful show. Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, named after the convent school that its characters attend, is an award winning musical based on Alan Warner’s award winning ’90s novel, The Sopranos. The only way I can think of describing this show is as History Boys, but a Scottish ...

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Win tickets to Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour at the National Theatre

Credit: Manuel Harlan

This is your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, at the National Theatre. To enter simply retweet one of our Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour competition tweets before 5pm on 15th August 2016 AND name the novel on which the show is based. #COMPETITION: Tickets for Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour @NationalTheatre. Retweet by 15.8.16 & name the novel on which the show is based. — Everything Theatre (@EveryTheatre) August 9, 2016 Our Ladies ...

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