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New organisation launched to tackle sexual harassment in live comedy
Get Off! was set up by standups Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Nina Gilligan in order to create safer workplaces within little-regulated industry

Rachael Healy

19, Nov, 2021 @11:47 AM

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Rob Brydon review – croons and lampoons from the affable uncle of showbiz
The clubbable comic casts himself as master of ceremonies in a self-effacing musical story of his life – with celeb mimicry

Brian Logan

18, Nov, 2021 @12:58 PM

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Little Women: The Musical review – a high-energy show fired with charm
Lydia White is magnetic as the aspirational Jo in an uneven but stirring adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic

Emma John

18, Nov, 2021 @10:24 AM

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The Wife of Willesden review – Zadie Smith’s boozy lock-in is a bawdy treat
Kiln theatre, London
The author’s debut play lets one of Chaucer’s most revolutionary characters loose in modern-day Kilburn in a celebration of community and a life well-lived

Kate Wyver

18, Nov, 2021 @9:12 AM

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Omari Douglas: ‘After It’s a Sin, I’ve realised that I was always supported for who I was’
As he begins a West End run in the musical Cabaret, the It’s a Sin star talks about his part in breaking down racial and sexual barriers in theatre and TV

Christine Ochefu

18, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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John Lambert obituary
Other lives: Impresario and local politician who founded a community theatre in Bradford

Tony McHale

17, Nov, 2021 @5:55 PM

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Bridget Christie: Who Am I? review – a comic ahead of the crowd
The standup’s rich and playful show about the menopause combines ingenious silliness with campaigning ferocity

Brian Logan

17, Nov, 2021 @3:11 PM

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Rare Earth Mettle review – secret deals and wordy debates
Everything here is plot as Al Smith’s play speeds over many huge issues with little time to register their impact

Kate Wyver

17, Nov, 2021 @12:15 PM

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Gardenia 10 Years Later review – a drag cabaret’s frail, moving swansong
The performers of the Belgian company Les Ballets C de la B revive a decade-old stage show with added poignancy

Lyndsey Winship

17, Nov, 2021 @12:03 PM

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Straight White Men review – modern male psychology spotlit
Young Jean Lee’s satire, unfolding at a family Christmas, finds brothers struggling with midlife

Anya Ryan

17, Nov, 2021 @11:27 AM

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The Drop review – escape-room theatre show cranks up the fear factor
Swamp Motel’s latest immersive experience has an intriguing set design and cracking sound effects but might just be too scary for some

Miriam Gillinson

17, Nov, 2021 @11:17 AM

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Black talent takes centre stage at Lyric Hammersmith theatre
Festival to celebrate black culture and creativity, with Lemn Sissay and Shingai as headline acts

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

17, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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