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Brief Encounter With ... Jamie Lloyd
Rising-star director Jamie Lloyd has set Oscar Wilde’s quasi-biblical 1891 tragedy Salome in a post-apocalyptic future for the latest offering from Rupert Goold’s Headlong Theatre. The ...
Antony & Cleopatra (RSC)
Michael Boyd's Courtyard production comes to London bringing a world high on political struggle but low on private passion to the cavernous Roundhouse. Straddling the ancient world with today̵
Brief Encounter With … Victor Romero Evans
Victor Romero Evans has been in the entertainment business for over 30 years as an actor, singer, songwriter, dancer and choreographer, and is currently starring in the new tour of reggae musical T
Brief Encounter With ... Mariah Gale
Mariah Gale is a leading member of the Royal Shakespeare Company's 44-strong long ensemble, performing with the company over a three-year period from 2009 to 2011 (See News, 22 Sep 2010). Among th
Sansom Braves Storm on 84-mile Charity Walk???
We’re praying for good weather over the next three days for the sake of Laurie Sansom. Sansom, with two colleagues from the Royal and Derngate, Northampton (where he’s artistic director), set out ...
The 39 Steps (Tour - Birmingham)
Patrick Barlow’s adaptation of the Alfred Hitchcock/ John Buchan mystery, The 39 Steps is rapidly becoming as infamous as its original source materials. The production has now played in over ...
C!RCA (Birminghan Rep)
So many contemporary productions, be it dance, musical, or even drama, now incorporate circus discipline and skills. With the wide availability of productions that include acrobatics and circus skill ...
Sutra (Birmingham)
Designed by Turner Prize winning artist, Anthony Gormley, this piece of dance theatre is very much a work of art itself; it cultivates spirituality and humanity in the most humble of ways and ...
Respect (Birmingham Rep)
There is no denying that the events featured within Lutz Huber’s frank and honest play, Respect, are an interesting point for discussion; however, the success of the performance is the way ...
Albert Herring (Oxford)
Working with young singers is always a rewarding experience but also one that brings with it a number of challenges. David Crown, with his group The Oxford Singers, is to be praised for assembling a ...