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Peter Davison.

Ex-Doctor Who star Peter Davison enters global political battle in The Vertical Hour

Peter Davison cannot escape the prefix Dr in his acting roles – unless of course he’s playing a vet. On the advice of Patrick Troughton, the well-known actor famously quit the role of Doctor Who after three years to avoid being typecast.

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The Me Plays at the Old Red Lion Theatre Islington

Theatre review: The Me Plays at the Old Red Lion Theatre

It is a complaint commonly heard these days that we live in a world ever more detached from reality, but what effect does this have on us?

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Jesse Rutherford, John Last 


other captions Lucy Roslyn and Jesse Rutherford

Theatre review: Chicken Shop at the Park Theatre

In 2009, Anna Jordan read an article about a raid on a secret brothel located over her local chicken shop in Hounslow. The dawning realisation of horror close to home forms the spine of her provocative 2011 piece, debuting at Park Theatre.

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Rez Kempton and Community Chorus in Little Revolution. Picture: Manuel Harlan

Theatre review: Little Revolution at the Almeida, Islington

The shooting of Tottenham’s Mark Duggan proved the final straw for many young people in 2011, as the city descended into the London Riots. Lost amidst the smoke and sirens, however, was the unrest that had been brewing up to this point, as the Almeida’s latest world premiere astutely and emotively investigates.

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Sharon Maughan and Trevor Eve arrive at Tamara Ecclestone's fundraising dinner which hopes to raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital at One Marylebone, London.

Sharon Maughan returns to short form for new show Autobahn

Having captured the nation’s heart when she starred in Nescafé’s iconic series of Gold Blend adverts in the late ’80s, Sharon Maughan knows how to get the most out of tight dramatic opportunities.

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Midsummer Nights Dream at Courtyard N1

Theatre review: Shakespeare with gusto

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Adam Morris, is a playful and lively awakening of Shakespeare’s classic – even if it does not take risks with originality.

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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

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Hackney Yard Theatre Jacks Johns and Lilian Schiffer

Theatre review: These Are Your Lives at the Yard Theatre

Are you sitting comfortably? May the chat show begin. This darkly comic play starts simply, quietly, the audience very much part of the scene.

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Secret Cinema Back to the Future

Review: Secret Cinema Presents Back to the Future

It didn’t get off to the best start, with the first week of shows cancelled and angry fans taking to social media in their droves to vent their frustrations.

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