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Jack O’Connell is the hottest cat on any roof (tin or otherwise)

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  London’ National Theatre’s acclaimed production of Tennesee William’s classic play Cat On A Hot Tin Roof is being telecast live to selected US movie theaters.  On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gathers at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies … Continue reading



Josh O’Connor plays Romeo for real

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  The word from the UK is that the National Theatre’s very first film is something of a smash hit.  In its 5-star review, The Guardian called this  Romeo and Juliet ‘an ingenious triumph”. This production of Shakespeare’s classic love story was created solely for the screen and it was shot on a single stage, over … Continue reading



London’s National Theatre revives Larry Kramer’s THE NORMAL HEART

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  The iconic queer activist/writer Larry Kramer’s most celebrated work The  Normal Heart is about to be revived at The National Theatre in London.  This largely autobiographical play focuses on the rise of the HIV/AIDS crisis in New York City between 1981 and 1984, as seen through the eyes of writer/activist Ned Weeks, the gay founder of a prominent HIV advocacy … Continue reading



Meanwhile in the UK Dame Helen and Sir Ian go down to the Pub : whilst Benedict and Jonny Lee play Monsters

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  Next Monday April 27th Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen are popping down to their local Pub in London to chair a Pub Quiz.  Well, technically they will be doing it Online but that won’t them stopping theme quaffing a few pints of beer. They will be joined by Oscar Nominated Lesley Manville … Continue reading



National Theatre award-winning ANGELS IN AMERICA now streaming online

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  The UK’s National Theater at Home has just added to their online repertoire Tony Kushner’s queer masterpiece Angels In America.  This is the National’s multi-award winning production from 2017 and which won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Revival  in London , and when it transferred to Broadway it collected  three Tony’s including Best … Continue reading



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