The Archers' outgoing editor Vanessa Whitburn has denied that the drama has been competing with soaps such as EastEnders for sensational storylines.
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Friday 01 February 2013
...and it could prove that he really didn’t commit the greatest crime in royal history
Thursday 24 January 2013
Hans was Heiri is built around a rotating house. The set looks like a dolls’ house, a square of four rooms with simple furniture. Then it starts to spin. The performers stay upright as the floor tilts under them, until gravity sends them tumbling from room to room.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Amit Drori’s Savanna looks like a mechanical Eden. Enchanting robot creatures nose the air and investigate the stage: a trundling tortoise, a springbok made of springs. There are “ohhhs” of wonder and delight as each new animal emerges.
Tuesday 22 January 2013
The Old King shows a man reduced to wordlessness, fighting to communicate or connect with an audience. Dancer Romeu Runa flails about, putting himself through gruelling tasks.
Sunday 20 January 2013
Take one room, spin it through 90 degrees and let a gravity-defying Frenchman loose in it. Then prepare to be amazed
Thursday 17 January 2013
Harlequin is traditionally an agile comic character, fast and acrobatic. Russian theatre troupe Derevo have no shortage of physical skill, but it’s stretched out to painful slowness.
Friday 11 January 2013
Ockham’s Razor’s aerial performance on the opening night of London International Mime Festival sets out to explore the idea of being lost and visual tales about trust and identity are the happy results.
Tuesday 01 January 2013
If it's running a marathon or growing a tash, I admire those who raise money money for charity
Saturday 29 December 2012
Rafael Benitez is bracing himself for a hot reception at Everton despite refusing to repeat his small-club jibe ahead of his first match on Merseyside as Chelsea manager.
Tuesday 25 December 2012
Around 9,000 servicemen and women are deployed in Helmand Province an
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Brian Conley goes from the I'm A Celebrity... jungle to a Caribbean island in Birmingham
Monday 17 December 2012
Paul O’Grady’s alter-ego Lily Savage as Widow Twankey was exuberant
Friday 07 December 2012
If the disgraced comedian wants to return to our screens, his first move must be to reject Big Brother.
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Stuck for ideas for what to do during the coldest few months of the year? This is winter, sorted
- 1 Pope Francis: Being an atheist is alright as long as you do good
- 2 'He was always smiling': Lee Rigby named as Woolwich victim
- 3 'Something passed underneath us, quite close': Airbus A320 has close encounter with UFO
- 4 Lord of the Sings: Sir Christopher Lee, 91, to release heavy metal album
- 5 Two bailed after arrest over Twitter comments about Woolwich murder
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