Tom Littler has taken one of literature’s most flamboyant and controversial writers of his generation and added his own twist. The Pictures of Dorian Gary runs smoothly and I would be as bold to say Oscar Wilde would have enjoyed this version of his novel too.
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Coming of age plays very often travel through similar storylines and themes. Hedgehog takes a raw approach to this epiphany.
Any play like Return to Hackney that tackles poignant and unjust social issues with this level of conviction and sensitive understanding deserves a lot of credit.
Welcome to the stage Mama G the fantastic Pantomime Dame one person show, all the glitz and glamour that encompasses the character are here in the fabulous storytelling show.
Christopher Tajah’s passion and delivery in his performance in Dream of a King that he has written, directed and stars in is a truly moving show to see.
The dark and uncomfortable path the aged couple embark on in Ridiculusmus’ Die! Die! Die! Old People Die! has a feel of The League of Gentlemen surrounding it where you expect the unexpected.
Feast From The East highlights that there can be as much depth in a well written short play which packs in lots of detail, passion and story as can be found in a full-length play.
When Old Dog Theatre’s latest production of Kafka’s The Castle meets the BBC surreal comedy A League of Gentlemen or so it seems, strange things start to play out on stage.
Deborah Colker Dance Company presents Dog Without Feathers, an incredible piece of dance which combines music, poetry, stark cinematography and a spellbinding dance ensemble.
Director Lizzie Minnion has created a sensitive and very moving adaptation of the true story of A Stranger on a Bridge.
Starved is yet another good example of the great work being performed within pub theatres at the present time.
A 75-minute straight through performance is often an intense journey for both the actors and the audience. Like you Hate me is no exception to this. These two extremely talented and perfectly cast actresses Acushia-Tara Kupe and Aimee Kember have one of the most incredible rapports on stage that I have seen in a while.
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