This latest star-studded digital offering from Henry Filloux-Bennett and the Lawrence Batley Theatre is a pleasing comedy about the tribulations of putting on a post-pandemic production.
This is the first show in the Jermyn Street Theatre’s Encounters season, and they have certainly started it off on a high note. This is a production of one of Alan Ayckbourn’s first plays from 1965, a comedy and farce set around the misunderstandings between two couples.
Blowhole is a hilarious and surprisingly moving solo show about life as a 20-something gay man looking for love, and the ultimate fabulous gay lifestyle.
Scoot Theatre is out touring cricket grounds (plus a few other places) again this summer with two condensed, family-friendly Shakespeare shows. Alongside the return of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (which we saw and loved at BarnFest 2020) comes The Comedy of Errors.
Arthur Smith pays homage to his (extra) ordinary Dad in Syd which premiered at 2018’s Fringe and is now an online show recorded at Falmouth and being streamed via the Pleasance.
Written and performed by Rachel E. Thorn, Lovefool makes nostalgia a fun treat for those who can take hints involving pop music lyrics and a magazine’s cringe sections. If that’s you, this show will tell you what you want, what you really really want.
Welcome to the Madhouse, a place of chaos and confusion, typical of student house-sharing. A group of six friends gives a bittersweet glimpse of early adulthood, a path as messy as the kitchen table around which they party, study, and share their stories.
If you are looking to end the day with an abundance of laughter then definitely go and check out Eric Robinson in Thunderjab 3 at the Bevan Theatre in The Surgeons Hall Space.
Celebrating 21 years as a hit radio show, the Dead Ringers team – in this case, Jon Culshaw, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey – have taken up a late August residency in the Big Top venue at London Wonderground.
The Dead Ducks, University of York Comedy Society’s premier sketch troupe, is doing a run of seven shows across two venues at this year’s Camden Fringe with their new production Ducks Out of Water.
Magic Goes Wrong is a highly entertaining comedy play, created through the combined talents of Mischief Theatre and Penn and Teller. It’s part of Mischief Theatre’s ‘Goes Wrong’ series of plays, which include The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong.
Lockdown Zoom hit Doing Shakespeare, one of the Northern Comedy Theatre’s multi-award-winning Doing series, comes to hilarious life onstage, with a London run at the Bridewell Theatre in November.
Theatre needs more bisexual stories and with further development, Somewhere To Belong at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre could go a long way in improving representation.
This brand new English version of Pierre de Marivaux’s classic comedy The Game of Love and Chance, adapted by Quentin Beroud and Jack Gamble, takes great delight in modernising this almost 300-year-old French play. There is a knowingness to the adaptation that adds yet more comic layers to the wonderfully silly piece.
Definitely a bold valley to travel down, Friends fans should explore Friend (The One With Gunther), a nugget of not-so-guilty pleasure watching.
The chaotic Sh!tFaced Shakespeare makes a tipsy Macbeth intermittently entertaining at the Leicester Square Theatre.
Lucy McCormick’s show Life: LIVE! is a powerful social commentary that prompts rethinking on the expectations we have of those in the spotlight.
by Laura Kressly Whilst feeling uncertain and lost may well be something everyone goes through at least at one point in their life, thats no consolation in the moment. Everyone else seems to have purpose, direction and a place, and the sense of not having that can be debilitating. That’s certainly the case for Myah. […]
Casting has been announced for the world premiere of George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore’s stage adaptation of their Channel 4 hit The Windsors, The Windsors: Endgame which will open at the Prince of Wales Theatre on 2 August 2021 with a press night on 10 August.
Following two postponements due to COVID-19, Andrew Corbet Burcher’s comedy of science and religion, Going Ape!, brings its Garden of Eden to the Union Theatre next week with a cast led by Melanie La Barrie. Time to book your tickets!