New Arabic Oliver! production to star Syrian refugees
By Editorial Staff
Cameron Mackintosh said some of the cast 'have had an even harder start to life than Oliver himself'
Oliver! (Watermill Theatre, Newbury)
By Judi Herman
"Lionel Bart's glorious musical works wonderfully in the Watermill"
Exclusive: Cast announced for Oliver! at the Watermill
The "site-responsive" production opens at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury on 31 July
Actor-musician Oliver! comes to Watermill this Summer
Luke Sheppard will direct the production
Full list: Winners of the 15th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
Miss Saigon wins a record nine awards, and former Doctor Who stars David Tennant and Billie Piper take Best Actor and Actress in a Play
Ben Richards: Rock of Ages more suited to regional audiences than to London
By Glenn Meads
We talk to Ben Richards, whose credits include Oliver!, 9 to 5 and Priscilla Queen of the Desert, as he prepares to play Stacee Jaxx in the musical Rock Of Ages on tour