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Carrie Dunn

Carrie Dunn Carrie is the UK editor-in-chief for BroadwayWorld. After spending her formative years reading books and ending up with a Masters degree in English literature from King's College London, it was inevitable that Carrie should be a journalist. Her pure and simple delight in the art-form of musical theatre led to the Guardian asking her to be their West End Girl. Since then, she's picked up a PhD, and also written for many other UK publications, including the Times and the Independent. She has many eclectic loves, including sport, karaoke, reality television, MMORPGs, three-volume Victorian novels, the British seaside, embroidery and Veronica Mars.
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OLIVIERS 2015: All The Winners!OLIVIERS 2015: All The Winners!
Posted: Apr. 12, 2015


OLIVIERS 2015: Liveblog!OLIVIERS 2015: Liveblog!
Posted: Apr. 12, 2015


BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey Talks Solo Show - and Sororal Collaboration With Strallen Sisters!BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey Talks Solo Show - and Sororal Collaboration With Strallen Sisters!
Posted: Mar. 25, 2015


BWW Interviews: Jeremy Jordan On THE LAST FIVE YEARS - And NEWSIES In The UK!BWW Interviews: Jeremy Jordan On THE LAST FIVE YEARS - And NEWSIES In The UK!
Posted: Apr. 17, 2015


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BWW:UK Awards 2014: MISS SAIGON Sweeps The Board!BWW:UK Awards 2014: MISS SAIGON Sweeps The Board!
Posted: Nov. 27, 2014


Voting Opens For 2014 BWW:UK Awards!Voting Opens For 2014 BWW:UK Awards!
Posted: Sep. 30, 2014


OLIVIERS 2015: All The Winners!OLIVIERS 2015: All The Winners!
Posted: Apr. 12, 2015


EXCLUSIVE COMPETITION! Win A Spot On 'Emerging Artists' West End Showcase!EXCLUSIVE COMPETITION! Win A Spot On 'Emerging Artists' West End Showcase!
Posted: Jun. 16, 2014


Sneak Peek: DR ZHIVAGO, Set For Broadway, Has London Launch With Mutu, Barrett And McAnuff!Sneak Peek: DR ZHIVAGO, Set For Broadway, Has London Launch
Posted: Jan. 8, 2015


New Old Vic Season Under Warchus: Timothy Spall, DR SEUSS, GROUNDHOG DAY And More!New Old Vic Season Under Warchus: Timothy Spall, DR SEUSS, GROUNDHOG DAY And More!
April 21, 2015

BWW Interviews: Jeremy Jordan On THE LAST FIVE YEARS - And NEWSIES In The UK!BWW Interviews: Jeremy Jordan On THE LAST FIVE YEARS - And NEWSIES In The UK!
April 17, 2015

The Last Five Years is released at cinemas and video-on-demand today - so we celebrated by talking to its star, Jeremy Jordan!
OLIVIERS 2015: All The Winners!OLIVIERS 2015: All The Winners!
April 12, 2015

All the winners from the 2015 Olivier Awards, updating live across the course of the evening!
OLIVIERS 2015: Liveblog!OLIVIERS 2015: Liveblog!
April 12, 2015

Follow all the latest news from the 2015 Olivier Awards!
BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey Talks Solo Show - and Sororal Collaboration With Strallen Sisters!BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey Talks Solo Show - and Sororal Collaboration With Strallen Sisters!
March 25, 2015

We talk to Anna-Jane Casey about her forthcoming solo show at Cadogan Hall - and her link-up with sister Natalie as well as half of the Strallen tribe...
COMPETITION! Win A Copy Of MEMPHIS Cast Recording!COMPETITION! Win A Copy Of MEMPHIS Cast Recording!
March 16, 2015

To celebrate the release of the Original London Cast Album of the award-winning Memphis the Musical, we're giving five lucky readers the chance to win a copy of the album to rock along to all day and night!
BWW Interviews: Janie Dee - Cabaret, Young Vic, MRS HENDERSON!BWW Interviews: Janie Dee - Cabaret, Young Vic, MRS HENDERSON!
March 11, 2015

Janie Dee is in rehearsal today for Ah, Wilderness! at the Young Vic. It was a late night after her cabaret at the Crazy Coqs - and now it's an early start. That doesn't dampen the spirits of one of the cheeriest and hardest working women in musical theatre.
BWW Reviews: LARDO, Old Red Lion Theatre, March 6 2015BWW Reviews: LARDO, Old Red Lion Theatre, March 6 2015
March 7, 2015

All the other reviews I've read of this play are prefaced with a little note that the critic isn't a professional wrestling fan, and they go on to use terms such as 'bonkers' or 'far-fetched' to describe it. Well, I am a professional wrestling fan (I've even written a book about it), and 'Lardo', while funny and surreal in places, is very much rooted in life.
BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey On JERRY'S GIRLS - And More Herman News!BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey On JERRY'S GIRLS - And More Herman News!
March 5, 2015

Anna-Jane Casey is as effervescent as usual when she takes a break from rehearsing Jerry's Girls, a reveue of the work of Jerry Herman, which opened at the St James Theatre this week.
BWW Interviews: Daniel Koek on LES MIS And His CabaretBWW Interviews: Daniel Koek on LES MIS And His Cabaret
February 25, 2015

Daniel Koek talks to BWW:UK about why he's into cabaret at the moment, and his future in Les Miserables...
BWW Interviews: Daniel Buckley On LARDO and THE BOOK OF MORMONBWW Interviews: Daniel Buckley On LARDO and THE BOOK OF MORMON
February 19, 2015

He's running around in his Book of Mormon hoodie, but Dan Buckley's new role is a world away from missionary work. He's taking bumps and throwing strikes as wrestler Lardo in the eponymous play soon to open at the Old Red Lion Theatre - a whole new set of skills.
BWW Interviews: Ashley Day On OKLAHOMA! UK TourBWW Interviews: Ashley Day On OKLAHOMA! UK Tour
February 18, 2015

Ashley Day talks Rodgers and Hammerstein, The Book of Mormon, and hairstyles...
BWW Reviews: RADIANCE, Tabard Theatre, Feb 6 2015BWW Reviews: RADIANCE, Tabard Theatre, Feb 6 2015
February 8, 2015

The life of Marie Curie - moving from Poland to France, her happy marriage and working partnership with Pierre, the Nobel Prizes, the death from radiation poisoning - seems ample material for a terrific drama.
BWW Interviews: Charlotte Jaconelli On BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT And SHE LOVES ME!BWW Interviews: Charlotte Jaconelli On BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT And SHE LOVES ME!
February 3, 2015

Swapping concert halls and TV studios for the intimacy of one of London's leading fringe theatres might be a challenge, but it's one Charlotte Jaconelli is looking forward to.
BWW Interview: Louise Dearman On Charity Show 'LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE BOYS'!BWW Interview: Louise Dearman On Charity Show 'LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE BOYS'!
February 2, 2015

Louise Dearman is always a delight to interview - she's invariably excited about her next project and has plenty to say. Her current project, though, is a special one.
BWW Interviews: Jodie Jacobs - On ROCK OF AGES, SISTER ACT And New Show HAPPY ENDINGBWW Interviews: Jodie Jacobs - On ROCK OF AGES, SISTER ACT And New Show HAPPY ENDING
January 29, 2015

It's always a joy to speak to Jodie Jacobs - previous winner of a BWW:UK Award, no less. After her successes in the likes of Rock of Ages, she's now at the Arcola working on a very different kind of show, 'Happy Ending', alongside West End luminaries including Gemma Wardle and Gillian Kirkpatrick.
BWW:UK EXCLUSIVE COMPETITION! Win Cast Recordings!BWW:UK EXCLUSIVE COMPETITION! Win Cast Recordings!
January 20, 2015

Want to win some of the best cast recordings - and film soundtracks - around? We've got some fantastic competitions coming up on our BWW:UK Facebook page - but you have to 'like' the page to enter!
BWW Interviews: Tony Nominee Lauren Ward On BAT BOY!BWW Interviews: Tony Nominee Lauren Ward On BAT BOY!
January 9, 2015

The Southwark Playhouse isn't exactly the physical kind of venue you'd expect a Tony winner to be working at. In terms of programming and production quality, however, it's no wonder that Lauren Ward is about to begin her run there in the cult hit Bat Boy.
Sneak Peek: DR ZHIVAGO, Set For Broadway, Has London Launch With Mutu, Barrett And McAnuff!Sneak Peek: DR ZHIVAGO, Set For Broadway, Has London Launch With Mutu, Barrett And McAnuff!
January 8, 2015

What a start to the year. The new musical Dr Zhivago is gearing up for its Broadway opening in March - and gave London a sneak peek as to what the Great White Way can expect.
From The Red Carpet: Ellis, Waddingham, Xavier and More From The INTO THE WOODS London Gala!From The Red Carpet: Ellis, Waddingham, Xavier and More From The INTO THE WOODS London Gala!
January 7, 2015

Yes, Meryl Streep and the cast of INTO THE WOODS are in town for the gala screening - but West End stars are there too! Check out more snaps from the red carpet, featuring UK theatre stars including Kerry Ellis, Joanna Riding, Janie Dee, Michael Xavier, Cynthia Erivo, Summer Strallen, Hannah Waddingham and more!


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