Arts & Culture
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First Night’s week commencing 25 January

Monday 25 Show: Seasons of Larson Venue: Lyric Theatre, W1D Contact: www.seasonsoflarson.com Date: closes 25 January Cast: Debbie Kurup, Krysten Cummings, Damien Flood Summary: On 25 January 1996, the day of the first preview of RENT Off-Broadway, its composer Jonathan […]

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First Night’s week commencing 18 January

Monday 18 Show: Mr Wonderful: A Celebration of Jonathan Ollivier’s Life in Dance Venue: Sadler’s Wells, EC1R Contact: www.sadlerswells.com Date: closes 18 January Cast: Various Summary: Expect an evening of dance to celebrate the life of Jonathan Ollivier, who tragically […]

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In Conversation with: Grey Gardens director Thom Southerland

Thom has history with the Southwark playhouse, having staged a number of earlier plays there with great success. It was therefore, no surprise to see his latest musical, Grey Gardens find its natural home south of the river in the […]

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Theatre: Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russel in Grey Gardens

We’re all use to seeing reality TV and fly-on-the-way style documentaries these days – but back in the 1970’s there were a lot rarer. It’s perhaps for that reason the documentary Grey Gardens from 1975 had such an impact. Albert […]

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First Night’s week Commencing 11 January

Monday 11 Show: Thrill Me Venue: Jermyn Street Theatre, SW1 Contact: www.jermynstreettheatre.co.uk Date: closes 18 January Cast: Guy Woolf, Tom Turner, Sebastian Hill Summary: Directed by Paul Glaser this multi award winning musical thriller by Stephen Dolginoff about Leopold and […]

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In Conversation with: Sheila Hancock

To listen to this interview click here: Sheila Hannock with without doubt a national treasure. Having started in repertory in the 1950’s she got her break replacing Joan Sims in the play Breath of Spring. She then appeared in a […]

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First night’s week commencing 4 January

Tuesday 5 Show: P’Yongyang Venue: Finborough Theatre, SW10 Contact: www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk Date: closes 30 January Cast: Lourdes Faberes, Anna Leong Brophy, Chris Lew Kum Hoi, Daniel York Summary: The world premiere of a new North Korean story from award-winning playwright In-Sook […]

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Interview: Cate Blanchett talks about her latest movie’Carol’

Click here to listen: Cate Blanchett is back on the big screen in her latest movie ‘Carol’ alongside Rooney Mara. Set in 1950’s New York her character plays the sophisticated and elegant Caro;. But behind the glamour is a rather […]

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First Night’s: London

This is the only theatre listing you’ll need to plan a night out within the next seven days. First Night’s is a one stop shop for all shows opening in the west-end and across London’s vibrant fringe scene. Monday, 2 […]

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First Nights: London

This is the only theatre listing you’ll need to plan a night out within the next seven days. First Night’s is a one stop shop for all shows opening in the west-end and across London’s vibrant fringe scene. Monday, 26 […]