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‘It is certainly a good night out’: THE COMMITMENTS – Touring

In London theatre, Musicals, Native, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by laurakresslyLeave a Comment

Originally from the Roddy Doyle book, which was also adapted into a wonderful Neil Jordan film, this is the latest touring
version of the musical, The Commitments. Set in 1980s Dublin, this is the story of a young band coming together to ‘bring soul’ to Ireland, before it all falls apart. Featuring a great soundtrack of soul songs, this has been around in some form in the UK for the last 10 years, and for good reason.

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri Paddock in a free online discussion about Original Theatre’s Into the Night

In Features, Interviews, Native, Online shows, Other Recent Articles, Plays by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

To celebrate the re-release of Original Theatre’s critically acclaimed, on-demand online production of Into the Night: The Story of the Penlee Lifeboat, and to commemorate the 41st anniversary of the real-life disaster, I’ll chair a FREE online discussion with playwright Frazer Flintham and Michael Sagar-Fenton, Cornish author of the book on which the play is based.