Lost in Blue, the gripping story of a man in a coma as told by the daughter who helped to put him there, comes to London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre in February. In the first of our two-part interview, we talk to writer and performer Debs Newbold about the piece’s genesis, her relationship with director John Wright and the power of sound.
As part of her resumed post-show talk series, Mates founder Terri Paddock will chair a discussion at Freud’s Last Session at London’s King’s Head Theatre on Tuesday 25 January 2022. Time to get booking!
Friday Night Love Poem, the acclaimed play from female-led Crossline Theatre, is now streaming for a limited season via The Space Arts Centre, on-demand until Saturday 22 January 2022, including a watch-party and post-show Q&A with the creatives on Friday 21 January. Time to get booking!
Writer and performer Debs Newbold brings her acclaimed one-woman show Lost in Blue to London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre next month. Sneak a peek behind the scenes as she blends storytelling, live music and sound technology together. Time to get booking!
King’s Head Theatre associate artist Peter Darney returns to Islington to direct the European premiere of Mark St Germain’s award-winning 2010 Off-Broadway play Freud’s Last Session. He took time out from rehearsals to tell us about Sigmund Freud, CS Lewis and why we need to support live theatre now.
After award-winning success at the Edinburgh Fringe and on tour, one-woman show Lost in Blue, written and performed by Debs Newbold, transfers to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre for its first full London season next month, running from 15 to 26 February 2020. Time to get booking!
Schematic Theatre’s award-winning online lockdown hit Viper Squad gets its live premiere in an immersive action-adventure at London’s CoLab Tavern, running from 27 January to 22 March 2022.
Mark St Germain’s award-winning 2010 Off-Broadway play Freud’s Last Session gets its European premiere in January at London’s King’s Head Theatre, with a real-life psychiatrist playing Sigmund Freud.
Olivier Award winner John Dagleish played Bob Cratchit, Scrooge’s lowly clerk, in the Old Vic’s renowned production of A Christmas Carol. We talked to him about returning to the role in Cratchit, written and directed by Alexander Knott. Time to get booking!
David Furlong, the Mauritian-born actor and director currently directing at the Young Vic (Five Plays 2021), celebrates Exchange Theatre’s 15th anniversary by taking audiences behind the scenes of their 2018 production of Molière’s Misanthrope.
‘God bless us, every one.’ We’ve got a bumper gallery of production shots from Albany Theatre’s stunning new, Coventry-set production of A Christmas Carol. The production runs until 26 December 2021. Time to get booking!
Emerge 2021 Festival, a platform for emerging creatives to explore and make new work at south London’s Golden Goose Theatre, continues this week with the premiere of As Long as You Knew, a spoken-word play about grief, which runs for three performances only from 14 to 16 December 2021.
After success at Camden Fringe and Clapham Fringe, internationally acclaimed, award-winning cabaret artist Anita Luna returns to London in the new year, performing THE DIVA live at the Canal Cafe Theatre. Time to get booking!
Cratchit, Alexander Knott’s spin-off from A Christmas Carol that picks up the story of Scrooge’s impoverished clerk, has just opened at London’s Park Theatre. Check out the trailer plus first-look photos of Olivier Award winner John Dagleish in action.
The premise for the new show is sillier than ever: set (loosely) at Crappersea Dog Pound, the pooches are putting their best paw forward in preparation for the Annual Rehoming Show. Which of them will find a human to accept them into their home?
How often do we think about – let alone show our appreciation for – what’s happening offstage when we see a show? As Coventry’s Albany Theatre unveils its first in-house production post-pandemic, CEO and artistic director Kevin Shaw does that just as he welcomes audiences back for A Christmas Carol.
Alexa who? Greg Wilkinson’s new play Assisted takes an amusing and assured look at the growing role AI takes in our lives.
Business and boxing collide in this revival of Yasir Senna’s play by Razor Sharp Productions. Alisha Harper-Gill is on the ropes, fighting for her career.
Paul Nolan returns to the stage in Coventry to take on the iconic role of Ebenezer Scrooge in the Albany Theatre’s new locally-set adaptation of A Christmas Carol. He took a break from final rehearsals to talk to us about the enduring nature of Charles Dickens’ festive classic, Scrooge’s secrets and Christmasses past and present.
Junior doctor turned multi-award-winning writer and comedian Adam Kay returns to the stage this festive season with a reminder to spare a thought for the hard-working staff of the NHS as we gorge on our mince pies and mulled wine.