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    Press Pass: Everything you need to know about Follies at the National

Press Pass: Everything you need to know about Follies at the National

What do you need to know about Dominic Cooke’s revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies at the National Theatre? It’s a great big, sumptuous, stellar hit.

I was lucky enough to see a preview myself this past weekend – standing ovation – and give a surprisingly alert-looking Dominic a hug afterwards. Any nerves he may have […]

My theatre diary: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Rabbit Hole, Pink Mist, One of Those

Here are a few more plays that I’ve seen recently and can happily recommend. As usual, I’ve listed them in closing order – and two of them finish their London runs this weekend, so sorry for the short notice.

If you follow me on Twitter (@TerriPaddock) – please do! – you’ll be able to see […]

  • Niamh Cusack, Tom Hughes and Anthony Head in Ticking at Trafalgar Studios 2. © Bronwen Sharp
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    My theatre diary: ‘New’ plays The First Man, Ticking, Teddy Ferrara, Eventide

My theatre diary: ‘New’ plays The First Man, Ticking, Teddy Ferrara, Eventide

The new play’s the thing, even when it’s very old…. Here are four I’ve seen over the past few weeks, three of which I haven’t managed to squeeze yet into separate blogs due to lack of enough hours in the days, but that I’d nevertheless recommend. As usual, I’ve listed productions in closing date order.

The exception on […]