When you hold a post-show Q&A on Mothering Sunday, it's awfully helpful to have a mother of one of the show's stars in the cast.
I've been raving about Julius Caesar to everyone over the past few weeks, and particularly the experience of seeing it in the pit of the staggeringly versatile Bridge Theatre.
It’s natural that your reactions to shows are filtered through the prism of the current social and political climate. And savvy theatres, of course, seek to judge the mood and programme accordingly.
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Does this count as a vlogmas? Probably not, but here's my attempt at a theatre diary vlog in any case, which includes two Christmas shows!
VIDEO: Damian Lewis on 7 reasons you should see American Buffalo and co-stars John Goodman and Tom Sturridge
I'm getting just a tad excited about this revival of David Mamet's 1977 classic American
Clint Eastwood eat your heart out. While the Jersey Boys big screen release has received