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When Dennis ‘Slim’ Ramsden announced his retirement (prematurely, as it proved) in 2001, The Stage hailed him as “one of the West End’s leading...

The first production of the Mercury's Made in Colchester 2017 season is undoubtedly a bit of a coup. A relatively unknown play by arguably...

Comedy writer Ray Cooney has claimed musicals are squeezing plays out of the West End, stating that he feels “disappointed for playwrights”. The 84-year-old, who...

It’s the mad bad awkward 90s and the Tardis in London is under threat of closure. Running club nights behind the front of an...

French writer Georges Feydeau has been called the father of absurdist theatre and, here, newcomer Sacha Bush’s unsubtle translation of his 1907 play –...

No season of French farce would be complete without an offering from Georges Feydeau, and Ustinov artistic director Laurence Boswell is at the helm...

When this rarely performed French farce by the prolific Eugene Marin Labiche was first shipped across the Channel in 1880 to play London`s Gaiety...
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