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And the Donmar goes to...

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Move over, boys: Josie Rourke is named Donmar artistic director

Josie Rourke, soon to run the Donmar, now at the Bush
Ending speculation as to who will be the next numero uno at Covent Garden's small but mighty Donmar, Josie Rourke has been announced as artistic director designate of the 250-seater venue; she will accede to the hot seat next January, taking the reins at a theatre where Rourke first worked just over a decade ago, assisting on shows directed, as it happens, by both her predecessors: Michael Grandage and Sam Mendes.

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