Danny Coleman-Cooke reviews Brian Friel’s Translations now playing at the National’s Olivier Theatre.
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In the first episode of The BritishTheatre.com Podcast Danny Coleman-Cooke speaks to David Hunter who has just finished a record-breaking run as Charlie Price in the award-winning musical Kinky Boots and has just released Silver Linings – an EP of his own songs. ABOUT DAVID HUNTER David was trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing […]
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