Donmar Warehouse

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The week in theatre: Get Up, Stand Up!; Value Engineering: Scenes from the Grenfell Inquiry; Love and Other Acts of Violence
Magnetic Arinzé Kene as Bob Marley powers the West End’s latest jukebox musical

Susannah Clapp

24, Oct, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Love and Other Acts of Violence review – mesmerising moments amid the darkness
A poet and a physicist begin a relationship under a fascist regime in Cordelia Lynn’s audaciously jagged play about the tipping point of tyranny

Arifa Akbar

17, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Kit Harington to play Henry V at the Donmar Warehouse
Game of Thrones star will appear in production focusing on modern political power, part of the London theatre’s reopening season

Chris Wiegand

29, Jun, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Stars aligned: Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah on reviving a mind-bending classic
Eight big-name actors are rebooting the award-winning love story Constellations in London’s West End. The first couple discuss their parallel careers - and their hotly disputed encounter as children

Claire Armitstead

20, Jun, 2021 @10:30 AM

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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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Jessica Hung Han Yun: a designer tripping the light fantastic
The bright mind who lit up Blindness at the Donmar and the National Theatre’s panto approaches each job like a mystery

Arifa Akbar

31, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Zainab Hasan: a remarkable star calling time on stereotypes
In our new series profiling exciting theatre talents, the actor-writer remembers lessons from Phyllida Lloyd and rapping in Molière

Arifa Akbar

03, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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The lockdown boom in audio plays: 'it's drama the pandemic can’t touch'
Mike Bartlett, Alan Ayckbourn, Adjoa Andoh and other top theatre-makers reflect on why listening to drama is perfect for our times

Arifa Akbar

02, Feb, 2021 @10:44 AM

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'There will be positives': artistic directors on theatre's terrible year
The Observer revisits six theatre bosses appointed in 2019 to discuss the existential threat to their industry, and the fightback

Holly Williams

27, Sep, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Blindness review – Juliet Stevenson rages between your ears
There is no escape for an audience all wearing headphones from this menacing adaptation of José Saramago

Susannah Clapp

16, Aug, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Donmar Warehouse to reopen with José Saramago installation Blindness
The London theatre will present a socially distanced adaption of the Portuguese author’s novel, voiced by Juliet Stevenson

Chris Wiegand

14, Jul, 2020 @11:29 AM

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Theatres that made us: from London's Royal Court to Birmingham Rep
Arts venues have been hit hard by the pandemic and are still unable to stage live performances. In a new series, we celebrate their essential role

Compiled by Chris Wiegand

09, Jul, 2020 @6:38 PM

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