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Posted in Alan Ayckbourn Alexi Kaye Campbell Christopher Hampton Jerry Herman Olivier Awards Theatre awards Yasmina Reza

2009 Laurence Olivier Awards winners

Best New Play  Black Watch by Gregory Burke – Barbican August: Osage County by Tracy Letts –…

Posted in Henrik Ibsen National Theatre Samuel Adamson Theatre

Review: Mrs Affleck, National Theatre

I have to be up-front, I hate Ibsen. In fact, I dislike most Nordic playwrights, yet I…

Posted in National Theatre Theatre Tom Stoppard

Review: Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, National Theatre

I was pleased with myself when this play was announced because I paid attention in my piano…

Posted in Anton Chekhov David Eldridge Donmar Warehouse Kenneth Branagh Musicals Neil LaBute RSC Shakespeare Theatre Theatre awards Theatre Royal Stratford East What's On Stage Awards

Winners of the 2009 What’s On Stage Awards

  THE SPOTLIGHT BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY WINNER – Katy Stephens – The Histories, RSC at the…

Posted in Almeida Theatre Neil LaBute Theatre

Review: In A Dark Dark House, Almeida Theatre

Due to having no internet at my flat, I have fallen behind with my reviewing, which is…

Posted in Alan Ayckbourn Alexi Kaye Campbell Andrew Lloyd Webber Christopher Hampton Jerry Herman Lee Hall Musicals Neil LaBute Olivier Awards Pam Gems Shakespeare Theatre Theatre awards Yasmina Reza

2009 Laurence Olivier Awards nominations

Best New Play  Black Watch by Gregory Burke – Barbican August: Osage County by Tracy Letts –…

Posted in David Hare Film Film & TV awards Golden Globe Awards John Patrick Shanley Peter Morgan TV

The 66th Golden Globe Awards – nominations

Best Motion Picture – Drama The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Frost/Nixon The Reader Revolutionary Road Slumdog…

Posted in Alan Ayckbourn Almeida Theatre Anton Chekhov Christopher Shinn David Eldridge David Mamet Donmar Warehouse Enda Walsh Harley Granville Barker Kenneth Branagh Lee Hall Marvin Hamlisch Menier Chocolate Factory Michel Legrand Musicals National Theatre Neil LaBute Old Vic Open Air Theatre Pam Gems Theatre Theatre awards What's On Stage Awards Yasmina Reza

2009 What’s On Stage Award nominations

THE SPOTLIGHT BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY Katy Stephens – The Histories, RSC at the Roundhouse  Deanna Dunagan…

Posted in Almeida Theatre Harley Granville Barker Theatre

Review: Waste, Almeida Theatre

Waste, a play by Harley Granville Barker, is another one of those plays that was banned when…