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Chichester Festival theatre appoints Justin Audibert as new artistic director
Audibert, who runs the Unicorn children’s theatre in London, will replace Daniel Evans who is moving to the Royal Shakespeare Company

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

19, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The best theatre to stream this month: Age of Rage, A Scary Little Tempest and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Ivo van Hove’s epic, boisterous family fun and a dance fable for Christmas

Chris Wiegand

01, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Christmas in the Sunshine review – a jolly holiday of a show
Playwright Yasmin Joseph and director Ola Ince team up for a drama that captures the warmth of a family reconnecting in Jamaica

Chris Wiegand

28, Nov, 2022 @12:35 PM

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Pinocchio review – a truly bold take on Carlo Collodi’s classic
Mosquitos, cats and smartly defined morals feature in a complex and well-crafted reimagining of the beloved tale

Miriam Gillinson

18, Nov, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Watch out for snowball-firing robots! 25 of the best UK stage shows this Christmas
Ian McKellen in Mother Goose, Robin Hood as a rock’n’roll panto, a circus spin on The Little Prince and glitter galore … it’s our selection box of festive theatre

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

09, Nov, 2022 @1:13 PM

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Gulliver’s Travels review – bedroom voyage to the world of Jonathan Swift
Bewitching video and ingenious sets combine in a staging that turns the 18th-century adventure into an escape for a troubled student

Arifa Akbar

17, Mar, 2022 @8:00 PM

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The Bolds review – Julian Clary’s hyena family will have you in cackles
Clary’s joke-filled books make for a vibrant stage show, replete with slapstick laughs, daft songs and a wholesome message

Miriam Gillinson

25, Nov, 2021 @11:09 AM

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Arielle Smith: ‘In ballet I’d die of a broken heart or wait for a man to save me’
The rising choreographer on the restrictions of classical roles, our need for whimsy and her new film Let Loose, which encourages children to get moving after lockdown

Lyndsey Winship

21, Jun, 2021 @2:05 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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'We never looked back!' Filskit's fabulous 10-year adventure in theatre
Their inventive family shows have covered the climate crisis, the brain and, now, the Covid-19 pandemic. The mischievous trio discuss their story so far

Chris Wiegand

15, Dec, 2020 @10:29 AM

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Watch Roald Dahl’s The Twits: a disgustingly delightful reading – video
The classic tale of the gruesome twosome is presented in an unabridged theatrical reading, filmed at the Unicorn in London

Guardian Stage

05, Sep, 2020 @8:50 AM

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Glued to Roald Dahl: the Guardian will stream The Twits
A theatrical reading of the children’s classic, directed by Ned Bennett, will be free online from 5 September

Chris Wiegand

26, Aug, 2020 @10:00 AM

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