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Helen Hobson as Mother Abbess and Charlotte Wakefield as Maria

Nuns and Nazis: Sound of Music in Regent's Park 'a sure-fire hit'

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Thu 8 Aug, AT 08:07

'Wonderfully fresh and deeply felt' production in idyllic surrounds is hard to resist

Baldwin's Amen Corner at NT: 'pure theatrical poetry'

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Mon 17 Jun, AT 08:04

Praise the Lord! Spirit-lifting tale of a domineering preacher features glorious gospel singing

Almeida's Chimerica: cracking US-China political thriller

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Mon 3 Jun, AT 07:29

Lucy Kirkwood's gripping newspaper drama might be the best play we see this year

Zoe Wanamaker 'riveting' in Peter Nichols's Passion Play

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Mon 13 May, AT 07:30

Play about infidelity and betrayal gets West End revival with a standout performance from Wanamaker

Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear 'superb' in Othello

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Thu 25 Apr, AT 07:40

National Theatre's gripping production is modernised Shakespeare at its best

Gorky's Children of the Sun gets 'masterful' revival at NT

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Mon 22 Apr, AT 07:30

'Brilliantly mordant' satire reveals Gorky's exasperation with Russia's middle classes

Tony-award winning musical 'Once' charms the West End

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Thu 11 Apr, AT 07:37

Broadway musical based on a hit Irish film wins over critics with heartfelt songs and ensemble spirit

Critics bow to Helen Mirren's Queen in The Audience

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Thu 7 Mar, AT 07:34

Mirren brilliantly reprises her Oscar-winning cinema role in new stage play by Peter Morgan

Joe Wright's 'charming' stage debut Trelawny of the Wells

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Mon 4 Mar, AT 08:06

Atonement director stages Pinero's 'wonderfully funny and touching' ode to the theatre

Kristin Scott Thomas shines in 'compelling' Old Times revival

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Wed 6 Feb, AT 07:08

Scott Thomas, Rufus Sewell and Lia Williams keep Pinter's mysterious ménage-a-trois bubbling