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Tom, Dick and Harry review – songs, dances and silly voices in Stalag Luft III
Director Theresa Heskins adopts a larky tone as captured air force personnel attempt to tunnel their way to freedom

Mark Fisher

24, Jun, 2022 @10:28 AM

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Travis Jay review – a loose, likable set about fathers and sons
The comedian’s troubled relationship with his ‘alpha dad’ is under scrutiny in this enjoyable show of (mostly) new material

Brian Logan

23, Jun, 2022 @2:47 PM

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Cork Midsummer festival review – ambitious shows make for an invigorating comeback
From reflections on exile to an erotic turn in a lighthouse and a play about the stark reality of war, the festival makes a dramatic return

Helen Meany

23, Jun, 2022 @10:58 AM

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Rock/Paper/Scissors review – sharp-edged trilogy celebrates a city in flux
Sheffield Theatres
Chris Bush’s audacious production, performed simultaneously by the same cast across three theatres, intertwines comedy, romance and political rage to dazzling effect

Mark Fisher

23, Jun, 2022 @10:35 AM

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‘I wish she could have seen the change happening right now’: trailblazing theatre star Pearl Prescod
The actor and campaigner came to Britain from Trinidad and Tobago in 1954 and rose to join Laurence Olivier’s National Theatre company. Clint Dyer and others explain why we should remember her

Arifa Akbar

23, Jun, 2022 @8:14 AM

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Roger Chapman obituary
Other lives: Touring director at the National for 16 years who took the very best of British theatre around the globe

Carole Woddis

22, Jun, 2022 @5:19 PM

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James Rado, co-creator of Broadway hit Hair, dies at 90
The award-winning writer, whose hit musical originally opened on Broadway in the late 60s, died in New York City of cardiorespiratory arrest

Benjamin Lee

22, Jun, 2022 @1:50 PM

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Compañia Manuel Liñán: ¡Viva! review – unbridled all-male flamenco
Sadler’s Wells, London
This company of six men show playfulness and humour, but also serious and passionate self-expression

Lyndsey Winship

22, Jun, 2022 @10:54 AM

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King James review – basketball fans bond over LeBron fever
Rajiv Joseph’s play conveys the elation and heartbreak of sporting obsession, seen through the eyes of two friends with a complex relationship

Chris Wiegand

22, Jun, 2022 @10:29 AM

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Jen Brister: ‘After 10 minutes, two-thirds of the audience had left!’
The standup on the upsides of touring, her worst gig and finding reasons to be optimistic

Interview by Liam Pape

22, Jun, 2022 @10:17 AM

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Joe Lycett standup joke investigated by police after complaint
Comedian says he was asked to explain context of gag to investigating officers, and will keep it in his show

Tom Ambrose and agency

21, Jun, 2022 @11:23 PM

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Bill Pullman: ‘The term late bloomer sounds an awful lot like loser’
The Independence Day star landed his first major role in his 30s, but has since made up for lost time. Now he’s heading to the stage in a furious satire. He talks about family, fame and how Ibsen put him in a coma

Fiona Sturges

21, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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