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Peter Capaldi and Sheila Atim among rotating cast in Constellations revival
Star-studded new run of acclaimed two-hander will use four pairs of actors, with Zoë Wanamaker and Chris O’Dowd also signed up

Chris Wiegand

09, Apr, 2021 @10:37 AM

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All white on the night: the perennial problem with TV panel shows
The format should give comic talents a time to shine. So why don’t our flagship shows reflect the diversity of comedy in 2021?

Rachael Healy

09, Apr, 2021 @9:10 AM

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Rambert: Rooms review – thrilling glimpses of private lives
There’s bedroom farce, a lip-sync to Purcell, a Rubik’s Cube contest and much more in this brilliantly executed hour of dance by Jo Strømgren

Lyndsey Winship

08, Apr, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Manchester to open a new outdoor theatre for summer
The socially distanced 400-seat venue will stage Alice in Wonderland with contemporary Manchester songs

Chris Wiegand

08, Apr, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Regent’s Park Open Air theatre to launch summer season with Romeo and Juliet
Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel will also be staged along with two children’s plays as industry begins to reopen

Chris Wiegand

08, Apr, 2021 @10:32 AM

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Drama about Flint water crisis takes major theatre award
US activist and dramatist Erika Dickerson-Despenza wins Susan Smith Blackburn prize with the play cullud wattah

Arifa Akbar

07, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Athena Kugblenu: ‘The more you get cancelled, the more immune you are to it’
The standup comedian’s new Radio 4 series picks through the minefield of cancel culture – and offers up a few mea culpas

Jamal Khadar

07, Apr, 2021 @10:04 AM

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Beware the actoplasm! Spoof thespian Nicholas Craig returns
The mock classical actor created by Nigel Planer and Christopher Douglas scaled the heights at the RSC and the ‘Nash’. Now, he’s ready for a comeback

Chris Wiegand

06, Apr, 2021 @10:05 AM

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Love on the Ground: the intimate illusions of Jacques Rivette’s chateau mystery
Jane Birkin and Geraldine Chaplin star in the French director’s enthralling and perplexing drama about rehearsals for a one-off performance

Chris Wiegand

06, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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'Howling anger': How Angels in America and The Normal Heart confronted the Aids crisis
The pandemic inspired many works of art but two furious, turbulent plays written at its onset still tower over the rest. As both return, we explore their enduring power

Ryan Gilbey

05, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Romeo and Juliet review – National Theatre's first film is an ingenious triumph
Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley are captivating as the star-crossed lovers in a wondrous, adventurous production

Arifa Akbar

04, Apr, 2021 @9:30 PM

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'It’s very animalistic': is Malthouse's new immersive show Australia's answer to Sleep No More?
Because the Night is a decadent and elaborate production based on Hamlet, and a radical post-lockdown return for Melbourne’s Malthouse Theatre

Tim Byrne

04, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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