THEATRE REVIEW: Black Matter starring Giles Terera

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE?: Le Crazy Coqs, Soho, London

WHEN? Friday 26 March 2021, available to 31 March 2021

HOW TO WATCH?: via Fane Productions, tickets RUNTIME: 60 minutes

Terera won an Olivier Award in 2018 for Hamilton and we know all about his West End pedigree thanks to seeing him in shows as diverse as Rosmersholm (Duke Of York’s), Pure Imagination (Other Palace) and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (National Theatre).

  • Read on for reasons including how Terera stepped aside to enable 1 of the theatrical performances of last year
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THEATRE REVIEW: Death of England: Delroy starring Michael Balogun at the National Theatre

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHERE?: National Theatre RUNTIME: 90 minutes (no interval)

WHEN: 21/10/20, opens 5/11/20, runs to 28/11/20 STOP PRESS: The 2nd lockdown means the last performance will now be 4/11/20 Watch this production for free on YouTube from 27/11/20 for 24 hours from 7pm

It’s a big week for UK theatre with the rescheduled Olivier Awards on Sunday and tonight (Wednesday 21 October) the National Theatre re-opened for the 1st time since lockdown in March.

  • Read on for reasons including what National Theatre director Rufus Norris took to the stage to say
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THEATRE REVIEW: Rosmersholm starring Hayley Atwell, Tom Burke & Giles Terera

WORTH A LOOK?: ****1/2

WHERE? Duke Of York’s RUNTIME: 2 hours and 30 minutes (with 20-minute interval)

WHEN? 29/4, opens 2/5 and runs until 20/7

It’s the night before the election and representatives of rival newspapers are visiting a grieving pastor whose story – and how it is told – they believe could influence the vote.

  • Read on for reasons including how now the subject matter of this 130-year-old play feels

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