Acclaimed one-act play Catching Up, which comes to London’s Theatre N16 this month after its Edinburgh Fringe success, is written, performed and produced by Octavia Gilmore and Emily Schofield. The two young women explain how their successful collaboration was born from a friendship started at drama school – and how supportive Theatre N16, now in its new home, is to young companies like theirs. Read our interview below – and then get booking!
Preparations are well underway for the Barn Theatre’s much-anticipated new production of Simon Stephens’ One Minute, the theatre’s follow-up to its extended, wildly popular inaugural offering of The Secret Garden. Take a peek inside the rehearsal room with the cast and artistic director Iwan Lewis, who makes his directorial debut with the play – and then get booking!
If you don’t believe in ghosts, you may have to reassess once you read our interview with writer Matthew Campling, who draws on his own family’s experience living in a haunted house for his new comedy Ghost About the House, which starts performances in just under a month at London’s King’s Head Theatre. Book ahead now!
Got your tickets yet for the world premiere of THE OLD ROOM? Reviewers and audiences have been gripped by William Stanton’s “Le Carre-esque” cyber-security thriller and struck by its timeliness. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review quotes and audience vox pops. Time to get booking – the production must end this Saturday!
Three women and four men in a room… and in an interview. Anita Dobson, Debbie Chazen and Maisie Richardson-Sellers, who play the 3Women of the title in the world premiere of Katy Brand’s forthcoming debut play, and Ollie Greenall, their young male co-star, tell us more about what appealed to them about the script and what they most inspiring about other generations. Have a read – and then get booking!
If you’re having drinks in the White Bear pub before or after seeing Simon David Eden’s 1979-set comedy The Gift of the Gab, don’t be surprised if you hear one of these songs. Producers have assembled a fantastically eclectic playlist of tracks from the era that really capture 1970s vibe. Have a listen – and then get booking!
Got your tickets yet for Broken Silence Theatre’s “utterly phenomenal” Adam & Eve? After a run last year at Brockley Jack, this modern-day Garden of Eden story transfers to London’s Hope Theatre for a strictly limited season from 22 May to 9 June 2018. Watch the chilling new trailer – and then get booking!
Got your tickets yet for the return of Beth Burrows’ “exceptional” one-woman cabaret Sirens of the Silver Screen? Watch this fantastic video trailer from the show’s London premiere last year – with Burrows bringing to life the songs and stories of Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe – and then get booking!
No rest for the wicked old-school grifters of The Gift of the Gab, even as we hurtle towards a Bank Holiday weekend. Preparations are in full swing for the premiere of Simon David Eden’s latest comedy, which starts performances at London’s White Bear Theatre on 15 May 2018. Take a look at the set model and venture into the rehearsal room with our picture gallery – and then get booking!