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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in London

On Wednesday night, I put on a pretty frock and shiny shoes and made my way to Sadler’s Wells, a venue which if it isn’t the home of dance, is at least a favourite hangout of it. I love Sadler’s Wells – it’s so warm and welcoming. And it was especially welcoming this week; I […]

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A Disappearing Number

This week on YGD appears to have unofficially been christened the week of Brown People Entertainment™. I have awesome friends, and so it’s no surprise that a ticket for a terrific play, A Disappearing Number, came into my possession at the weekend. On Monday night, I headed to the Novello Theatre and watched a truly beautiful play […]

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All Singin', All Dancin'

Many years ago, my sister took me along to a comedy showcase at one of the most fantastic, diverse and yet criminally underrated theatres in London, Theatre Royal Stratford East [Gerry Raffles Square, E15]. That evening, we sat in the packed audience, enjoying the comedic talents of Geoff Schumann, Curtis Walker and I think a young(er) Richard […]

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A Night At The Theatre 2: This Time It's Personal

I really am becoming quite the culcha vulcha these days… Yesterday, I went to see the closing show of Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman at the National Theatre. It’s had a triumphant run on the Olivier Stage, both critically and commercially lauded. And so, a mini-review of the night. Firstly, perhaps it had […]

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