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There is a fine line between character comedy and drag. Both Barry Humphries and Paul O’Grady gave their drag persona such a rich, detailed...

Dutch children’s theatre company Theatre Artemis specialise in questioning authority. In The Man Who Knows It All this is done through a simple, silly...

Based on the children’s book by Kathryn Cave, Something Else tells the story of an unusual creature who lives alone in a world of...

Circus is all about trust and support – having muscular strength and a confident mindset. Canadian company Flip Fabrique harnesses the metaphorical possibilities inherent...

Cabaret star Meow Meow brings her engaging, eclectic style to the Brighton Festival for this specially commissioned song cycle on the history of the...

Each time The Color Purple gets smaller, it seems to grow larger in impact. It started life as a big Broadway musical in 2005;...

The first rule of Derren Brown: Secret is you need to keep it secret. Magician and mentalist Brown is making his American debut, Off-Broadway,...

The problem with contemporary circus is that it doesn’t smell. Circus should smell of animals and popcorn and candy floss, hot dogs and hot...

Soho pays tribute to the once notorious London neighbourhood with a technically impressive but thoroughly conventional circus and dance extravaganza. Like so many of the...

New cast members, new routines. Following last year’s successful Edinburgh run, Australian circus company Casus has mixed things up a bit with its show...

Blitzed Britain. A ship transporting 90 child evacuees to the safety of Canada is sunk by German U-boats. Most of them drown. Two schoolgirls...

A four-time Olivier winner, Maria Friedman knows how to fill large stages. But the rewards of cabaret are sometimes even greater. Launching a return...
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