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Review – Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre

October 23, 20150

When there are 10,000 people in front of you in an online queue for tickets for a show that doesn’t begin until a year later, you know it is going to
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Review: ‘Lardo’ at the Old Red Lion Theatre

March 9, 20150

Metal Rabbit Productions is back at the Old Red Lion Theatre with the tale of a Scottish would-be wrestler trying to get a foot in the business   After getting his long-term
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Review: ‘Marching on Together’ at the Old Red Lion Theatre

February 9, 20150

This month the world premiere of Adam Hughes’ Marching on Together comes to the Old Red Lion. The 23-year-old writer from Leeds recounts the glory days of hooliganism in England through the eyes of
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Theatre review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the Old Red Lion Theatre

December 18, 20140

Metal Rabbit is at the Old Red Lion Theatre this December with the perennially popular festive  show “A Christmas Carol”, adapted by Neil Bartlett. Director Gus Miller stages a worthwhile production
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Theatre review: ‘Piranha Heights’ at the Old Red Lion Theatre

November 17, 20140

A violent, disturbing vision of British society, the revised version of Philip Ridley’s black comedy Piranha Heights is not for the faint- hearted. First staged in 2008 at the Soho Theatre, D.E.M.
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Old Red Lion: Theatre and an ‘old-style English boozer’

March 21, 20140

Next in our St John Street At Work series: The Old Red Lion Theatre at the top end of St John Street has enriched Islington culture since the early 70s, while the
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Smithfield Market: Street theatre revives 19th century architect to help save threatened buildings

December 13, 20130

Dressed in white and wearing towering hats, a group of actors put on a show in front of Smithfield Market this week to launch an alternative planning application for the
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Podcast: What’s the future for new theatre spaces like the Barbican’s Milton Court?

December 11, 20130

Following the opening of the Barbican’s newest state-of-the-art performance centre, Milton Court, we asked what theatre is doing to stay relevant and attract new audiences.