Apollo Theatre

Nell Gwynn’s Back

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It’s hard to emphasise how important Nell Gwynn once was in English history, as a folk figure, as a rags-to-riches ¬†Cinderella story, as an everywoman and as the first female actor star, she was called ‘pretty, witty Nell’ by Samuel Pepys and was always regarded as a living embodiment of the spirit of Restoration England. […]

Adapt Or Die

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Not everything can be turned into a brand. ‘Wolf Hall’ is next up for adaptation on stage and TV, and – please don’t let this be true – it’s rumoured that Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s company is planning to stage JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books – which would silt up the rest of London’s theatres for the […]