I am delighted that Teddy Lamb has decided to make this recording of Since U Been Gone at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year available for a limited time on YouTube.
The reality of course is its no-one’s fault. You cannot live your life preparing for a global pandemic to occur, although maybe we should rethink our position on that.
Theatre Uncut’s Bubble, a streamed film about social media and the woke generation is educational, but unexceptional.
Filmed in 2018, I And You by American writer Lauren Gunderson makes a welcome, limited, return to Hampstead Theatre’s Instagram.
Screencap from I And You
Maisie Williams makes a stunning stage debut in the role of Caroline, trapped within four wa…
Last week saw the first production of The Show Must Go Online, a series devised by Rob Myles (who Mind the Blog regulars will recognise from Merely Theatre’s Twelfth Night and his insight into Shakespeare dramaturgy) which will bring a different Shakespeare play to YouTube each week with a rotating cast of actors.
Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon discusses the devastation and impact that the coronavirus is currently having.
As London’s Old Vic Theatre closes, artistic director Matthew Warchus sends the message: “Take care of yourselves and each other. Be creative. There’s going to be some great theatre on the other side.”
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Olly Dobson is amazing in Back to the Future. He sounds, looks and even has the mannerisms of Marty, the portrayal is so well done I don’t think anyone else could have done a better job.
We round up the reviews for Mike Bartlett’s play Love Love Love, running at the Lyric Hammersmith until 4 April 2020.
Crongton Knights is a completely unique performance in both the storyline and the atmospheric use of sound.
This triptych of plays – Nuclear War, Buried and Graceland – is a highly enjoyable and challenging evening for its audience, provoking emotion and thought through nuanced and skilled performances
Shoe Lady at the Royal Court is not the most involving play in the world, but it does have an evocative resonance.
Once Upon A Mattress is a lively and vibrant musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s famous Princess and the Pea.
A fascinating historical curio, Sasha Regan’s production Peace In Our Time is also a fine piece of speculative drama, imbued with Coward’s gift for eloquence and waspishness.
The reviews are in for the world premiere of this new musical based on the hit film Back to the Future.
This adaptation of Helen Forrester’s By The Waters of Liverpool by Rob Fennah gives its audience a complete picture of Forrester’s life.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for E.V.Crowe’s new play Shoe Lady, playing for a strictly limited three-week run at the Royal Court Theatre.
The script for Lipstick is funnier and warmer than the ponderous pace of this otherwise slick production quite allows it to be.
Gerald Moon’s 1983 comedy-thriller, Corpse!, is a typical example of a style of writing about murder that is entertaining in its plotting, but offers little else of dramatic pleasure.