Episode 11 (ft. Marianka Swain): Dear Evan Hansen, 101 Dalmatians Musical, Preludes, Caissie Levy + more!

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Journalist Marianka Swain (UK Editor-in-chief of BroadwayWorld) joins us for a stagey catch up!

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In this week’s episode, Andrew and Marianka discuss Preludes (Southwark Playhouse), What Girls Are Made Of (Soho Theatre) and Caissie Levy In Concert (Cadogan Hall); there’s lots of news about the London production of Dear Evan Hansen, the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and Les Misérables.

Marianka also discusses a day in the life of a theatre journalist plus the hugely popular Strictly Speaking blog she writes for Dancing Times.

Show Talk

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  • Preludes runs at the Southwark Playhouse until Saturday 12th October
  • What Girls Are Made Of runs at the Soho Theatre until Saturday 28th September
  • Caissie Levy played Cadogan Hall on Sunday 15th September
  • Mushy tours the UK until October, including a run at the Arcola Theatre between 1st and 5th October


Marianka Swain is UK Editor-in-chief of BroadwayWorld, the world’s largest theatre website. She also reviews for The Arts Desk and writes the hugely popular Strictly Speaking blog for Dancing Times about all things Strictly Come Dancing.

Marianka’s work can also been seen via the Ham and High, Islington Gazette, Telegraph and Guardian as well as TodayTix and National Theatre Digital.

Please visit www.mkmswain.com for further information.

Photo Credit 1: Matt Crockett

Photo Credit 2: Mihaela Bodlovic

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