• Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh with co-director Rob Ashford and the company at the press day's final curtain call
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    Press pass: Reviews and everything else you need to know about Kenneth Branagh’s The Winter’s Tale and Harlequinade / All On Her Own

Press pass: Reviews and everything else you need to know about Kenneth Branagh’s The Winter’s Tale and Harlequinade / All On Her Own

There’s nothing like a major theatre event to warm the cockles on a winter’s day. And the opening of Kenneth Branagh’s return to the West End with a year-long season as actor-manager was undoubtedly an event with a capital E.

And also a bit of a marathon, albeit one with a long pit-stop. The 2pm […]

  • Shaun Evans, Miranda Raison and various collectables in Hello/Goodbye at Hampstead Theatre, London, February 2015
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    Hello, crazy collectors: 15 world record-breaking collections

Hello, crazy collectors: 15 world record-breaking collections

If I had a bigger flat with lots of nice empty walls, I’d be ringing Hampstead Theatre and putting my name on a waiting list for some of the props in the current production of Peter Souter’s romantic comedy Hello/Goodbye.

In it, Shaun Evans plays Alex, “a lister, a filer, a collector”, who unpacks boxes […]