London (England)

London Theater Reviews: A Mexican-Style ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Mariachi music and machismo spice up the comedy in a new production at Shakespeare’s Globe in London.

Brantley in Britain: Retrogressing in London With Meat Loaf and Adrian Mole

Stage adaptations of “Bat Out of Hell” and “The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾” allow the middle-aged to retreat to the age of innocence.

Garden Bridge in London Is Scrapped, Despite $48 Million Spent

Thomas Heatherwick’s controversial Thames crossing will not go ahead, after years of disputes and strife.

Brantley in Britain: How Rupert Murdoch Became the King of England

On London stages: A new look at the rise of a media mogul, and two anniversary revivals that explore a nation tilting between hedonism and despair.

Kenneth Branagh to Direct Tom Hiddleston in ‘Hamlet’

Tickets for the three-week run in London, a fund-raiser for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, are only available through a ballot system.

A London Musical With Energy to Burn, and Two Without It

“Bat Out of Hell” does justice to the Meat Loaf songs that make up its score. “The Wind in the Willows” and “Yank! A World War II Love Story” pale beside it.

Brantley in Britain: Review: In ‘Girl From the North Country,’ Rolling Stones Gather Regrets

The Irish playwright Conor McPherson weaves an American tale of nomads out of the Bob Dylan songbook in this play at the Old Vic Theater in London.

Brantley in Britain: Hamlet and the Surveillance State of Denmark

Andrew Scott’s portrayal in a London production of “Hamlet” almost banishes other performances from memory.

An Advocate for Classical Music and Women

Gillian Moore, the director of music at the Southbank Center in London, focuses on what is closest to her heart.

Live Auctions End at Christie’s South Ken. Will Online Sales Fill the Void?

More than 40 years of history at the London salesroom closed with the sale of a walnut table used for auction house board meetings.

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