It will be Patrick McPherson’s critically acclaimed Edinburgh Festival Fringe show The Man that will open performances at London’s Lion & Union Theatre from 30 September to 2 October 2020.
Nicole Botha’s new play Call Me By My Name, being broadcast live from London’s Apple Cart Arts on 21 and 22 October 2020, was written during lockdown and is a direct response to the recent wave in the Black Lives Matter movement. Inspired to put pen to paper during the Black Lives Matter riots in August this year, South African …
There was disappointment for writer and actress Georgina Barley in April this year when the planned run of her debut play Lovesick at London’s White Bear Theatre was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but six months later a new ‘Covid edit’ version of the piece is back in the venue’s programme, directed by Helen Tennison and running from 13-17 October 2020.
Small Truth Theatre has launched its Digital Caravan Theatre, the company’s first collection of audio plays by an extraordinary ensemble of award-winning and acclaimed playwrights – Emma Dennis-Edwards, Abi Zakarian, Jessica Butcher – all available to download for free.
One amazing thing that has come out of Covid-19 theatre is more filmed theatre. My latest theatre experience from the comfort of my own couch was Moment of Grace by Bren Gosling, presented by Backstory Ensemble.
The first piece Moment Of Grace by Bren Gosling takes us back to the 1980s and the last time the country faced a crisis over a virus.
“Sensitive and engaging,” “beautiful,” immensely thoughtful”: Take a look at the incredible reviews for new online play Moment of Grace, then watch for yourself at The Actors Centre website until 9 August.
Three character play Moment of Grace, based around Princess Diana’s visit to a London’s hospital’s first AIDS unit in 1987, is immensely thoughtful and emotional.
Moment of Grace, a new drama inspired by the monumental action taken by Princess Diana when she visited a London AIDS ward in the 1980s, will be streamed by The Actors Centre later this month. The production premieres on 31 July and will be available to watch until 9 August.
So bizarre and unlikely is the story behind the creation of this play that one wonders whether writer Jonathan Holloway has time-travelled himself!
When to touch was to heal. At a time when shaking hands feels like a distant memory, Bren Gosling’s play, inspired by a symbolic act of taboo-breaking compassion, has defied its own challenges to transform from acclaimed stage production to film. Watch the trailer and find out more.
“We have grabbed this opportunity with both hands to make something original – not a film of a staged version of the play BUT a new hybrid production.” When COVID-19 ended hopes of a London season for new HIV drama Moment of Grace, writer Bren Gosling set about recreating it for the screen. Find out more in his fascinating interview…
Moment of Grace, a new drama exploring the monumental action taken by Princess Diana when she visited a London AIDS ward, has been transformed from an award-winning stage show into a film in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Producers are hoping to bring it to screens soon.
With all government-advised precautions in place, the Actors Centre continues its preparations for this month’s strictly limited premiere run of Cliffordkuju Henry’s powerful new play In Search of a White Identity. What have the cast been getting up to in rehearsals? Check out our gallery.
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!
“Unsettlingly well-observed” exploration into the greyer areas of sexual harassment, Thomas Holloway’s drama #MR.SIMONSAID will stage a London run at Tristan Bates Theatre next month. Book you tickets now!
Rachel Bright, best known as her role as Poppy Meadow in TV’s EastEnders, returns to the stage as part of the stellar ensemble cast for next month’s world premiere of The Beast of Blue Yonder, Philip Ridley’s new time-hopping black comedy.
Pipeline Theatre’s “love letter to the NHS” – and, boy, does it deserve our love now more than ever – has won over London critics just as it did in Edinburgh around the country. We’ve rounded up review highlights – and audience reactions.
Following an acclaimed run at the White Bear Theatre late in 2019, Empty in Angel returns to the stage this spring, touring to London’s Etcetera Theatre and Old Red Lion Theatre before heading to the south coast for the Brighton Fringe Festival. Book your tickets now!
Ready to rethink The Special Relationship that purportedly exists between the US and the UK? Hassan Abdulrazzak’s “scathing political satire” lays it bare. We’ve rounded up our favourite review highlights – plus enthusiastic audience reactions. Time to get booking!