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Philip's Top 5
Every week London editor Philip Fisher selects the top five plays in London.
The Alternative Top 5
- The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre, London)
- The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre)
- The James Plays - James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock, James II: Day of the Innocents, James III: The True Mirror (National Theatre (Olivier Theatre))
- Henry IV (Donmar Warehouse)
- King Charles III (Wyndham’s Theatre)
Papatango Theatre Company at Finborough Theatre
Firstborn Theatre at Drayton Arms Theatre
Hyde Festival Theatre Company & Tameside Council Cultural Services at The Continental, Preston
Theatre Royal Plymouth at Southwark Playhouse (The Large)
Watermill Theatre Company in association with Act Productions Ltd at Watermill Theatre Newbury
The Guildford Shakespeare Company at St Mary’s Church, Guildford
Lyceum Theatre Company at Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
Shakespeare's Globe at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe
Beckie Darlington with Gate Theatre at The Courtyard, West Yorkshire Playhouse
Theatro Vivo at Deptford Lounge, the streets of Deptford and The Albany
Oily Cart at The Place, London
South Street Arts Centre
South Street Arts Centre
South Street Arts Centre
FoolsCap at Soho Theatre
Belvoir Sydney at Barbican Theatre
A Dance Umbrella / Young Vic co-production at The Maria, Young Vic
While You Wait
BTG has partnered with Fuel Theatre on a series of podcasts called While You Wait.
- Waiting... Now by Paul Clark in collaboration with Bill Brewer
- Waiting... to be born by Lewis Gibson in collaboration with Debra Bick and Sarah Beake
- Waiting... in a hairdressers by Malika Booker in collaboration with Emily Butterworth
- Waiting... to come home by Caroline Horton in collaboration with Jennifer Wild
- Waiting... for a Cancer Diagnosis by Brian Lobel, in collaboration with Iain Perdue
- Waiting... are we? By The Company in collaboration with Jonathan Reades and Raphael Woolf
- Waiting... for a loved one to die by Rachel Mars in collaboration with Fliss Murtagh
- Waiting... for the inevitable by Toby Jones in collaboration with Peter Giese
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