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Friday Briefing
Friday Briefing: Remaining realistic may be bleak, but let's stay hopeful too
On Wednesday evening, at the government's daily press briefings on the Coronavirus crisis, the chief medical officer for England Chris Whitty leveled with the public, stating that "highly disruptive... Read more
Definitive Shakespeare play
Revealed: William Shakespeare’s best play as voted for by the public
To celebrate Shakespeare Day on 23rd April, we’ve been asking LondonTheatre.co.uk readers to let us know what they consider the definitive play by the Bard, and now, we can reveal the winner. William... Read more
Earth day and sustainable theatre
Earth Day: Five ways theatre can become more environmentally friendly
Each year, Earth Day rolls around and we take a step back to appreciate the planet, and become more aware of the ways we could do better. Well, it’s theatre’s turn to face the music. Theatres are set... Read more
Art in lockdown
Friday Briefing: Creating art in lockdown, and James Graham taking Quiz to the screen
Every Thursday night at 8 pm, the country pauses for a moment and rightly stands to attention to applaud and cheer the work of medical and other essential workers who are keeping us safe and fed... Read more
Andrew Lloyd Webber lyrics
Quiz: Complete the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical lyrics
He may be one of the world's most renowned musical theatre composers, but in order to create his best work, Andrew Lloyd Webber collaborates with some of the best lyricists around to create his... Read more
Quiz may have been the closest to a live theatre experience we can hope for right now
As theatre fans, there’s always a buzz around the major broadcast of a stage-to-screen adaptation. Not only does it create a version of a play or musical you once adored on stage which can be... Read more
Theatre online
Friday Briefing: How to make the most of theatre online during lockdown
Theatre, by its nature, is something that happens live and in person. One of my favourite things about it is its utter uniqueness: it's a combustible sort of magic that only happens in a particular... Read more
William Shakespeare plays
Poll: What is the definitive William Shakespeare play?
Every year, come 23rd April, one playwright, in particular, takes centre stage. A playwright whose prose has survived decades, and remains intact and as relevant as ever.  Shakespeare's plays still... Read more
London Theatre quiz
Quiz: Put your knowledge of London's theatre scene to the test
They may be empty at the moment, but London is adorned with some of the world's most impressive theatres and the unforgettable shows they have housed. Our quiz below will test your knowledge of... Read more
Musical theatre choreographies
6 musical theatre choreography tutorials you can dance along with at home
We 're all looking for new, interesting, and more importantly fun ways to keep fit. Much of the world is currently confined to the great indoors, but that doesn't mean you can't keep fit, and try... Read more
Olivier Predictions
Friday Briefing: Who should be winning Oliviers, and what happens to the Tonys?
This Sunday, the Olivier Awards should have been presented at the Royal Albert Hall, but of course, the ceremony's cancellation was one of the early casualties of the West End theatre shutdown that... Read more
What to stream in April
Five theatres streaming productions to watch at home for free in April
Usually, at the beginning of each month, we enjoy bringing you ten theatre shows we’re most looking forward to opening in London over the next weeks. Unfortunately, with theatre doors closed for the... Read more
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