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REHEARSAL PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of the page-to-stage premiere of Crongton Knights

In Children's theatre, Featured Shows, Features, London theatre, Native, Photos, Plays, Regional theatre, Ticket recommendations, Touring, Twitter, Video by Terri Paddock

Can you stick to the beat? Looks like it’s a prerequisite for the cast of the new beatbox-infused adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s award-winning 2016 Young Adults’ novel Crongton Knights. Sneak a peek inside the rehearsal room – and then get booking!

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Watch COPS’s post-show Q&A: How does a new play feel like a finely minted period revival?

In Featured Shows, Features, London theatre, Native, Photos, Plays, Special Events, Ticket recommendations, Twitter, Video by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

To me, COPS, set in 1950s Chicago, comes across as so authentically period that it feels like it must be a finely minted revival. But it’s not: it’s a new play. Even more surprising then that it’s written by an author I’d never heard of before.

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‘Atmospheric & imaginatively presented’: SHACKLETON & HIS STOWAWAY – Park Theatre ★★★

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Plays, Press Releases, Reviews, Ticket recommendations by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

Andy Dickinson’s play based on the true events of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition is wonderfully presented but is lacking in purpose to be completely satisfying. A story of courage, survival and endurance, there is much to amaze in this recounting of Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Atlantic Expedition. Vividly described through the poetic language used effectively… Read More