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Self Esteem is writing the music for Jodie Comer’s debut West End show

Self Esteem is writing the music for Jodie Comer’s debut West End show

She’s joined the creative team for ‘Prima Facie’.

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After the End

After the End

3 out of 5 stars

Reviving a drama about a nuclear war might seem dangerously on the nose in March 2022, but actually that’s the bit of Dennis Kelly’s 2005 play...

Stratford
Henry V

Henry V

4 out of 5 stars

The Donmar’s Kit Harington-starring take on Shakespeare’s usually zippy war play is BIG. Really big…

Seven Dials
The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

3 out of 5 stars

Despite being trimmed to just two hours, Abigail Graham’s production of ‘The Merchant of Venice’ takes a surprisingly long time to get to the...

South Bank
Our Generation

Our Generation

4 out of 5 stars

A lot of the fun of the National Theatre’s ‘Our Generation’ is that the bold verbatim playwright Alecky Blythe spent five years interviewing...

South Bank

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There are a hell of a lot of musicals running in London at any given time…

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Old Vic

Old Vic

The combination of double-Oscar winner Kevin Spacey and top producer David Liddiment at this 200-year-old Waterloo theatre continues to be a commercial success...

Young Vic

Young Vic

The Young Vic finally returned to its refurbished home in The Cut in 2007 with acclaimed community show ‘Tobias & the Angel’. As you would...

Lyric Hammersmith

Lyric Hammersmith

A beacon of culture in Hammersmith, the Lyric's distinctive look is largely down to a fusion of the building's 1970s structure, the theatre's Victorian...

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