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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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Tim Crouch: 'Theatre will grow back stronger if we plant a different crop'
As the writer and actor takes I, Cinna (the Poet) on to Zoom, he talks about how the pandemic may result in shaking up the structure of theatre for the better

Catherine Love

07, Jul, 2020 @7:00 AM

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'At last a glimpse of hope': UK arts leaders on the rescue package
Responses to the government’s promise of £1.57bn for the arts and heritage sectors

Chris Wiegand; additional reporting by Dalya Alberge

05, Jul, 2020 @8:57 PM

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Guardian to stream Unicorn theatre's new Saturday morning family shows
Trio of stories about Anansi, the spider from West African and Caribbean folklore, will be available free and with accompanying activities

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

14, May, 2020 @10:00 AM

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The Bee in Me review – a bold, challenging tale of childhood fantasy
In Roland Schimmelpfennig’s play, three actors narrate a day in the life of a young person who uses imagination to escape a precarious existence

Chris Wiegand

13, Feb, 2020 @8:00 PM

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Enter stage right: 12 theatre stars for 2020
Who will have audiences on the edge of their seats in the new year? Laurie Kynaston, Rosie Sheehy, Michelle Tiwo and Sadie Clark are among a dozen dazzling talents to watch

Chris Wiegand

30, Dec, 2019 @2:22 PM

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Canterville Ghost review – spirited haunted-house shenanigans
This take on Oscar Wilde’s story of a family moving into their spooky new home is a child-friendly blend of gothic horror and quirky comedy

Miriam Gillinson

21, Nov, 2019 @4:00 PM

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