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Long Good Friday writer Barrie Keeffe dies aged 74

Barrie Keeffe, the scriptwriter and playwright best known for writing the landmark British gangster film The Long Good Friday, has died aged 74....

Joan of Leeds review – randy lesbian nun runs wild

Breach Theatre works backwards. While traditionally a show goes from the stage to the archives, this incessantly smart company has made a name...

Hong Kong reporters inspired The Life and Death of a Journalist

I never planned to write a play about Hong Kong, the place of my birth, nor China, the place of my father’s birth....

A tale of two Carols: Dickens's festive feast served with a...

Charles Dickens knew he had struck gold when he published his “little Christmas book” in 1843. Within a year, A Christmas Carol had...

Sorry Jake Gyllenhaal, but the British musical is alive and kicking

Has the British musical lost its mojo? Jake Gyllenhaal, who will be in London next year to co-star in Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in...

I Wanna Be Yours review – a love story with heady...

The question of how to build intimacy across the divides of our supposedly multicultural society is both urgently topical and achingly familiar, as...

One Million Tiny Plays About Britain review – a nation speaks

Listening doesn’t seem to be in fashion these days. Shouting? Yes. But really listening to a different point of view? Not so much....

Oi Frog and Friends! review – a wild time for fans...

Cats sit on mats, mules sit on stools and pumas sit on satsumas. So how about duck-billed platypuses? You’ll know the answer if...

Fear Factory Interview – Burton C Bell – Touring & Song...

In this Fear Factory interview with Burton C Bell he talks about touring and sings a U2 song for my daughter. #fearfactory #fearfactoryinterview #burtoncbell If...

Cyrano de Bergerac review – James McAvoy is fierce in radical...

This version of Edmond Rostand’s play, as adapted by Martin Crimp and directed by Jamie Lloyd, is not exactly Cyrano as we know...