Mates co-founders Terri Paddock and Mark Shenton are amongst the presenters of Stagedoor’s new weekly theatre podcast In House, which shines the light on the people behind London’s most innovative and exciting theatres.
As BLUE prepares for its premiere at London’s Camden Fringe, we talk to writer and performer Kim Scopes. Created with director Holli Dillon by their new theatre company the Sycorax Collective, the one-woman abstract fairy tale runs 15 to 19 August 2018 at Etcetera Theatre. Read our interview below to find out why there’s a woman stuck on the moon and what Jim Broadbent once gave her for Christmas… and then get booking!
Next up in our Camden Fringe Featured Show series: after acclaim on tour, transgender theatremaker Edward/Edalia Day brings Super Hamlet 64, a new comedy about “videogames and death” and Shakespeare, to London for two festival dates at the Cockpit Theatre on 17 and 18 August 2018. What if you woke up and realised that your life was actually a computer game? Your Dad just …
Hymn to Love, a unique one-woman homage to Edith Piaf starring Olivier nominee Elizabeth Mansfield, transferred last week to London’s Jermyn Street Theatre, where it’s racked another set of rave reviews. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite highlights below – plus the stunning new show trailer. Time to get booking – it’s on until 18 August 2018 only!
As part of our Camden Fringe Featured Show series, we’re counting down to the premiere of Christina Tranholm’s The German Girls, set in Nazi-occupied Denmark during the Second World War. Sneak a peek at the company in rehearsal action ahead of the play’s run at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 15 to 18 August 2018 – and then get booking!
What happens when you merge Oscar Wilde’s poetry and new writing as an immersive theatre piece? Proforca Theatre’ new adaptation of The Ballad of Reading Gaol is now in its second and final week at Theatre N16, where it must finish this Thursday 2 August 2018. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review and audience quotes below – as well as a brand-new trailer.
Hymn to Love, Elizabeth Mansfield’s much-lauded tribute to Edith Piaf, transfers to London’s Jermyn Street Theatre this week after sell-out performances and an extended run at Theatre By The Lake and a northern tour. How much do you know about the man for whom Piaf sang her “Hymn to Love”? Gen up and hear the original below – and then get booking!
Next up in our Camden Fringe Featured Show series, the untold story of Denmark during the Second World War – and, specifically, the double standards held against their own women is the subject of Christina Tranholm’s new play The German Girls. It premieres at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 15 to 18 August 2018.