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Theatre

Evita Too: the new musical about the woman who followed Eva Peron

The new show at Soho Theatre by the anarchic duo Sh!t Theatre focuses on Isabel Perón, who became president of Argentina in the Seventies

Theatre

Eureka Day at the Old Vic review: Helen Hunt is superby understated

The Oscar-winning actress has chosen a collegiate unstarry vehicle where the star is the incisive script

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Hot Chip, Brixton Academy review: crying out for the big guns

The stage came alive when the band rolled out the classics

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Guz Khan at the Harold Pinter Theatre review: a formidable entertainer

Khan’s style is accessible and relatable rather than cutting edge

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The Wonderful World of Dissocia: deliciously free, bordering on random

This play of two halves offers witty jokes and a profound second act

Theatre

Jonathan Bailey: Who is the Bridgerton actor joining Ariana in Wicked?

Here’s everything to know about the British actor we know best as Anthony Bridgerton

Theatre

The Apology at Arcola Theatre: a story that needs to be told

Though far from subtle, this hard-hitting play packs some surprises

UK

Sherlock star Mark Gatiss makes his West End directorial debut

The actor and writer is making his debut as a West End director with Unfriend, written by his Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat, at the Criterion Theatre

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The Clinic at the Almeida Theatre: both fascinating and frustrating

Dipo Baruwa-Etti’s latest play could be more finessed but it’s got lots to chew over

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Playwright Dipo Baruwa-Etti on his new play The Clinic at the Almeida

One of the most prolific and original talents working in theatre today, he’s grappling with big questions, and how to effect change

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Antigone at the Open Air Theatre: Blunted by heavy-handedness

This adaptation reflects our current political climate more than any other production on in London

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London Theatre Week: The top 10 shows to see

You now have a whole extra week to buy tickets at show-stopping prices

UK

Harry Potter and Grease for £15 as shows offer unbeatable prices

London Theatre Week offers show-stopping ticket prices to almost 60 critically-acclaimed shows

Dance

The Trocks are back in London and they’re still en pointe in every way

The drag ballet company has been entertaining fans since 1974, now the world is finally catching up with their inclusive vibe

Dance

Nureyev: Legend & Legacy, Theatre Royal Drury Lane: a fitting tribute

A-list dancers mostly brought their A-game to this joyful gala

Theatre

London Theatre Week 2022: our guide to what to book

For a little longer, audiences can see almost 60 of the capital’s best shows for exclusive ticket prices after the promotion was extended

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Haley McGee on her show that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Age Is a Feeling is heading for Soho Theatre after becoming the break-out hit at the world’s largest arts festival

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I, Joan at Shakespeare’s Globe: this joyful play may be a game-changer

Charlie Josephine’s play is too subtle for a hot culture-war take

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Charlie Josephine on why making Joan of Arc non-binary is a joyful act

I, Joan has become the year’s most controversial play before it has even opened. There’s no need for alarm, says its writer

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The theatre tickets to book in London this autumn - snap them up now!

From a non-binary Joan of Arc to David Tennant as a Nazi and Chekhov in space, it’s one hell of a season on London’s stages

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Elizabeth Fry; ‘The Angel of Prisons’: hyper-local play with heart

This story is compelling and informative though clumsily told

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Greenwich + Docklands International Festival: What to see

The south London arts festival is back with a bang in its 27th year

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The Stranger Things Live Experience: What do you need to know?

Get ready to unlock your power in London’s newest live experience

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Cruise at Apollo Theatre: Jack Holden’s masterly ode to 80s queer life

Jack Holden’s Cruise is a celebration of queer culture and a moving tribute to a generation lost to HIV

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Stranger Things: The Experience – ups and downs in the Upside-Down

Some genuinely creepy moments in the immersive show were undermined by the lack of sound-proofing in the building

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The Trials review: Intriguing climate change drama

A courtroom drama with a difference, set in a not-so-distant dystopia hit by climate disaster

Dance

Deaf dancer Chris Fonseca on turning sign language into art

Fonseca’s new show is about the experiences and obstacles that have made him who he is today

Music

Poulenc double bill at Glyndebourne: in the end, mesmerising

This pairing of two works by the French composer moves from the easy-going to the lacerating, excellently managed by Robin Ticciati

Theatre

Two Ukrainian Plays at Finborough Theatre: a protest against Putin

The Finborough showcases the very culture that Vladimir Putin wants to destroy

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All of Us at the National Theatre review: compelling and full of rage

Illuminating and sporadically witty look at being disabled in Tory Britain

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South Pacific at Sadler’s Wells review: Barely puts a foot wrong

This revelatory production celebrates the lush score and clarifies the script’s attitude to race and exploitation

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Monster at the Park Theatre review: Thoughtfully conceived but clumsy

Well plotted, with serious intent, but often feels like misery porn

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The Tempest at Shakespeare’s Globe review: A sunny delight

Even Shakespeare is not immune to the Love Island aesthetic

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Tom, Dick and Harry at Alexandra Palace: Daftness and daredevilry

Theresa Heskins’ ingenious tale of the Second World War’s most daring escape provides comedy and drama in equal measure

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Woefully short on magic

The charms of this small-stage production evaporate in the West End

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Sister Act’s Jennifer Saunders: Let ‘wokeness’ take over

Saunders has only previously sung in sketches and Shrek 2 but her live technique is “getting better”

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Sister Act the Musical review: Beverley Knight shines

This musical adaptation has warmth, joyous moments and flashes of wit, but there are multiple compromises beneath the happy-clappy surface glitz