Articles Tagged 'Matilda'

Fiona Shaw as Aunt Petunia Dursley in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Five Terrible British Mums for Mother’s Day

Note: none of these mums are real. All British mums are wonderful, especially mine. Mind you, the British Mothering Sunday was back in March so we can afford to be a little barbed without the risk of being sent to bed early. Hopefully. And let’s face it, this list would be just as damning if […]

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WATCH: Britain’s New Broadway Star, Bertie Carvel of ‘Matilda’

Britain has a new star of Broadway: 35-year-old Bertie Carvel who plays the formidable headmistress Miss Trunchbull in the just-opened Royal Shakespeare Company production of Matilda the Musical. The show is based on the popular 1988 Matilda book from children’s novelist Roald Dahl. It tells the story of a very clever five-year-old who prevails despite […]

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The Brit List: Summer of London – Theater

London’s thriving theater scene has produced some of the most popular plays and musicals in the world. Hit shows such as Billy Elliot, War Horse, and The History Boys had their runs in London before gracing the Broadway stage. We’ve rounded up our top ten London theater picks of the season. For those of you […]