Marvellous musical improvisers Notflix are set to create fabulous fun-filled films before audiences eyes as they bring their hit, entirely made-up show to the VAULT Festival from 6 to 10 March 2019.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong is a theatrical disaster panto crammed with slapstick calamities and magic misadventures. The production is framed around the JM Barrie classic and follows the formula that delighted past audiences with The Play That Goes Wrong, from the same creators Mischief Worldwide Theatre Company.
Idiosyncratic, eccentric, fearless and alien-like are just a few of the descriptors a rudimentary Google search of Tilda Swinton will throw up. Based on these, Byron Lane’s Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist has absolutely captured the essence of an icon. It has undoubtedly created a new one, too.
With the real world feeling like it is constantly on the brink, the White Bear Theatre kicks off the new year with a show set in a world entirely in chaos. Umbra Theatre’s dark comedy The Empire Has Fallen, which runs at the Kennington venue from 22 to 26 January 2019, is set in a dystopia that needs rebuilding.
Burke & Hare, a story of two men who murder people in order to sell their corpses to doctors in 1820s Edinburgh shouldn’t work as a dark character comedy with music. But largely work it does and this three-hander, though somewhat structurally clumsy, is a good alternative to more typical Christmas theatre.