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Theatre picks

World-conquering: Phoebe Waller-Bridge revisits Fleabag on stage


A recording of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s original stage version of her world-conquering TV comedy hit has now been made available to rent on both Soho Theatre’s on-demand service and Amazon Prime, with proceeds from purchases going to charities helping fight the pandemic and its effects.,

Chichester Festival Theatre

In the bag: Flowers For Mrs Harris

With the start of its annual summer festival season delayed, the great south coast venue is streaming a selection of its greatest recent hits for free, beginning with its production of moving period musical Flowers For Mrs Harris, which is available until May 8.

The Way Out

Piece of cake: Le Gateau Chocolat in The Way Out

You can virtually explore the artistic palace that is the Battersea Arts Centre in this whimsical single-shot film, starring comic Omid Djalil as a mysterious guide leading a young woman through an array of off-the-wall performances from Le Gateau Chocolat and more.

Treasure Island

The latest show to be made available on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel is one for all the family: an inventive adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic, starring the always-splendid Patsy Ferran as its swashbuckling, gender-swapped hero. Until April 23

The Lockdown Plays

Patsy Ferran also features in the first instalment of this brilliant new podcast, in which new short audio plays written by top playwrights like Caryl Churchill and Inua Ellams are performed by some of our best theatre actors. A new episode is released every Tuesday, and it is raising money for homeless charity St Mungo’s.