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The end of innocence

Jane McGowan talks to Daniel de Andrade, the director and choreographer of the Northern Ballet’s production of The Boy in the Striped in Pyjamas



5 STARS, May 30 – June 3. After a successful show at Leatherhead Theatre, Tim Luscombe's stage adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel comes to Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud and is an absolute must see, says Janice Dempsey more

30 May 2017 10:53 Theatre/Arts

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4 STARS, May 25-27. Sasha Regan’s innovative all-male production transplants The Mikado to a 1950s campsite overrun by excitable schoolboys more

26 May 2017 10:27 Theatre/Arts

What would you do if you inherited a stately home? Bamber Gascoigne had an opera house built in the garden. Jane McGowan finds the West Horsley project in half-dress rehearsal more

25 May 2017 15:09 Theatre/Arts

3 STARS, May 24-27. A stark view of opposing ends of the spectrum – ambivalence at its best! Love versus hate, good versus evil, and bluff versus double bluff, who knows? more

25 May 2017 14:56 Theatre/Arts

5 STARS, May 23-27. "What an intelligent antidote to the Jukebox Musical gravy train Jack Lynch has written", says Andrew Morris more

25 May 2017 11:47 Theatre/Arts

5 STARS, showing until July 22. This Twelfth Night is exuberant, witty and bursting with energy, says Alice Cairns more

25 May 2017 11:25 Theatre/Arts

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All you need is love? Not when it comes to Jane Eyre. Director Sally Cookson tells Jane McGowan about her adaptation of the Brontë classic more

22 May 2017 16:21 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, May 17-20. Kick off your Sunday shoes, dance off your bobby socks and join the prom at Bomont High for a sparkling, high kickin', hand jivin’ 80s night. more

19 May 2017 14:37 Theatre/Arts

Miranda Jessop meets the woman who saved Twickenham Studios more

18 May 2017 17:26 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, May 17-20. Strictly Murder is a play that’s poised on a knife-edge, says Alice Cairns more

18 May 2017 11:00 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, May 17-21. Aimed at the younger generation this is "a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon, and at an hour long with no break, it was perfect to keep my daughter’s attention span", says Gemma Davidson more

18 May 2017 10:42 Theatre/Arts

5 STARS, May 15-20. "This is an enjoyable and thought-provoking night at the theatre, well worth seeing", says Janice Dempsey more

16 May 2017 15:35 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, May 14-20. It's a polished performance by the Teddington Theatre Company of Jez Butterworth's multiple award-winning, instant classic, Jerusalem, says Richard Davies more

15 May 2017 16:40 Theatre/Arts

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4 STARS, May 11-13. Fracked is an interesting and funny exploration of contemporary political themes, says Jonathan Lewis more

11 May 2017 12:37 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, May 9-13. Starring Strictly's Joanne Clifton, this is a rip roaringly fun romp through the 1920s, says Dermot Hoare more

9 May 2017 11:44 Theatre/Arts

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5 STARS, May 2-6. 'I hardly expected to laugh and cry so much on a Tuesday night at a play about ageing people marginalised in a private nursing home", says Janice Dempsey more

4 May 2017 17:26 Theatre/Arts


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5 STARS, Apr 30 – May 6. This is a terrifying and brilliantly executed performance of Martin McDonagh's multiple-award-winning horror that is "Not for the faint-hearted", says Deborah Harris more

2 May 2017 15:47 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, May 1-6. “A man wearing a straightjacket can only be one of two things – a failed escapologist, or a madman.” more

2 May 2017 14:53 Theatre/Arts

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