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The Shark is Broken
15 Oct
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Miriam Gibson

Review: THE SHARK IS BROKEN at the Ambassadors Theatre

The Shark is Broken When Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon’s play premiered in Edinburgh in 2019, the concept- three people stuck for weeks in a confined space, gnawing on each other’s nerves, battling boredom, and gradually losing their marbles- probably had less resonance than it does now.

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The Shark is Broken
14 Oct
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Stuart King

Review: THE SHARK IS BROKEN at the Ambassadors Theatre

The Shark is Broken The Shark is Broken seems an unlikely title for a West End play, but context is everything in Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon's exposé of the notorious 1974 Cape Cod shooting schedule for Spielberg's blockbuster Jaws.

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The War of the Worlds
14 Oct
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John Yap

Review: Jeff Wayne’s THE WAR OF THE WORLDS The Immersive Experience

The War of the Worlds H.G. Wells wrote one of the most famous and popular science fiction stories ever. THE WAR OF THE WORLDS has been filmed for TV and the cinema many times. Now we have an Immersive Experience inspired by Jeff Wayne's score and adaptation.

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Anything Goes The Musical
08 Oct
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Stuart King

Review: ANYTHING GOES at the Barbican

Anything Goes The Musical Cole Porter’s much beloved comedy-musical Anything Goes is playing to packed houses at the Barbican Theatre, with a cast of 50 delivering a much needed splash of nautical glamour and razzmatazz.

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The Mirror and the Light
08 Oct
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John Yap

Review: THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT at the Gielgud Theatre

The Mirror and the Light The rich tapestry of British history, especially of the Royal Family, is fertile ground for writers, playwrights and filmmakers to plow. Hilary Mantel struck gold when she wrote three books on the lives and times of the Tudors, especially those of Henry VIII’s. The first two books, WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES were best sellers and the subsequent theatre adaptations of both books were equally successful. Now we have the final theatre adaptation of the Trilogy, THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT. This final theatrical adaptation is a fitting and successful conclusion to the Trilogy.

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