It’s been announced that Olivier Award-winning show The Play That Goes Wrong from Mischief Theatre will return to London’s Duchess Theatre, its home for the last six years, from 19 November 2020.
With energetic performances, jokes aplenty and clever songs that wouldn’t sound out of place in the West End, Showstopper! The (Socially Distanced) Improvised Musical was a riot from start to finish.
Aria Entertainment and WEF Productions have announced full casting for the UK premiere of C-o-n-t-a-c-t, an immersive outdoor performance with a 3D sound design which audiences will listen to on their own headphones, opening on 31 August 2020.
To see the kind of comedy gold Shake it Up: The Improvised Shakespeare Show provides in the face of adversity is a very encouraging and intrinsic inspiration.
One of the first outdoor theatre seasons to be announced as lockdown eases, The New Normal will take place at The Royal Victoria Patriotic Building in Wandsworth, London from 3-31 August 2020.
Following the announcement that the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will not be going ahead as planned in 2020, the Fringe Society has unveiled alternative digital plans taking place this summer.
Like the virus, Spymonkey’s brand of comedy in shows like Oedipussy has proved highly infectious over the last couple of months but at the same time it has also become a regular weekly vaccine against the blues.
Birmingham Stage Company has announced new tour dates for Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain in association with Car Park Party, Troubadour and Live Nation.
As Simon Evans’ cheeky new comedy points out, when the Government finally gives the go-ahead, the best-prepared teams will have their pick of the playhouses and first dibs on an audience desperate to get back to live theatre.
“Fleabag Live”, creator Phoebe Waller Bridge’s on-demand performance of her original stage hit, brilliantly mirrors the comedy and unique factors of the hit television show it spawned.
Emma Rice’s version of Angela Carter’s last novel is a beautifully bizarre celebration of alternative families.
These shows, originally filmed as part of the flagship’s NT Live project, are now available on its YouTube channel. The first is Richard Bean’s gloriously silly farce, One Man, Two, Guvnors, starring the irrepressible and Tony-award winning James Corden.
Theatre Together, a new collective of over 50 artists and professionals, have announced All the Web’s a Stage, an online event featuring a variety of live performances to raise money for those in the arts facing hardship as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Religion meets evolution in Andrew Corbet Burcher’s new comedy Going Ape!, which makes the Union Theatre its Garden of Eden next month. Time to book your tickets!
It doesn’t matter if you’ve never seen Ben Elton’s TV comedy series Upstart Crow (I hadn’t) as the stage play is a stand-alone piece
Welsh dress, waterproofs and wigs – take a look at what to expect from the acclaimed character comedy of Ryan Lane Will Be There Now In A Minute, which comes to Vault Festival later this week, then book your tickets!
Following a sold-out performance at Soho Theatre in 2019, Ryan Lane brings the acclaimed character comedy of Ryan Lane Will Be There Now In A Minute to Vault Festival later this month. Book your tickets now!
Magic Goes Wrong is a brilliant masterpiece that Mischief and Penn and Teller should all be proud of and is easily worth all the critical acclaim it has received so far.
Airborn babies, wine violins and an unusual linen basket – discover the world of Felicity Hesed’s Cara Vita: A Clown Concerto, which has its European premiere at VAULT Festival in February. Check out the production images, then book your tickets.
Cara Vita: A Clown Concerto, which explores the joys, sorrows, and hilarity of contemporary adulthood through music, circus and magic, will be seen in Europe for the first time this February as part of VAULT Festival. Book your tickets now.