Small is beautiful. And that is because two-handers can sometimes reach parts that other, bigger, plays fail to touch. This is certainly the case with Stewart Pringle’s Trestle.
It’s not just umbrella festival programmes that keep myself and other London theatregoers busy in August. Here are some thoughts (and connections) on the other plays and musicals I’ve seen over the past week that are worth a look: Mrs Orwell, King Cowboy Rufus Rules the Universe, Boom and Salad Days.
In 1949, George Orwell lived the final months of his life in University College Hospital due to a severe case of tuberculosis. Torn between an uncertain faith in a recovery and the consciousness of the approaching end, hoping to write again, he decided to marry Sonia Brownell, a young and beautiful magazine editor.
While Edinburgh prepares to welcome back its Festival Fringe from the 4th August, London will be welcoming these shows to theatres… 1. Five Guys Named Moe, Marble Arch Theatre: playing is a specially created pop up theatre, Five Guys Named Moe transports audiences back to the 1940’s to a world filled with jazz. Featuring the hits… Read More