Emma Reeves’ ambitious adaptation of Jill Murphy’s much-loved novels about Mildred Hubble and her experiences at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches transfers to the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End for a short summer run from July 24. The Stage called it “practically perfect” in our four-star review.
Olivier award winner Rebecca Trehearn stars in Paul Hart’s actor-musician production of Cole Porter’s musical, with choreography by Strictly Come Dancing’s Oti Mabuse. It opens on July 29.
Gary Wilmot stars in Amy Hodge’s lively musical production, based on Andy Stanton’s popular and enjoyably anarchic Mr Gum books. It opens at the National Theatre on July 31.
Milo Rau’s theatrical documentary about the brutal murder of Ihsane Jarfi in 2012, uses verbatim testimony and a mixture of professional and non-professional actors. It’s at the Lyceum Theatre from August 3 to 5 as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.
The Sydney Theatre Company production of Kate Grenville’s acclaimed Australian novel, adapted by Andrew Bovell and directed by Neil Armfield, runs from August 2 to 11 as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.