The Royal Shakespeare Company has today announced that Juliet Gilkes Romero’s provocative new play The Whip will receive its online premiere this October as part of Black History Month.
Welcome back to the Fringe Focus series of interviews with artistic directors around London. Recently I caught up with Kennedy Bloomer, who has been running the Hope Theatre (above the Hope & Anchor pub in Islington) since January 2020.
There is great attention paid to detail throughout Sharp Teeth’s Sherlock In Homes: Murder At The Circus which ensures that the audience are thoroughly engaged from start to finish.
Edmund Dehn is great in Death of a Hunter as Ernest Hemingway, the role of a 20th century icon who lived and died explosively.
The Bridge Theatre present Inua Ellams’ play An Evening With an Immigrant as part of its repertoire of one person plays during September and October.
Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap – the longest-running show in the world, which had been due to resume performances at London’s St Martin’s Theatre on 23 October 2020 – is to have its reopening postponed.
The cast of The New Tomorrow, a weekend of pop-up performances celebrating the Young Vic’s 50th birthday, has been announced. Taking place on 3 and 4 October 2020 – the first piece of live theatre at the Young Vic since the pandemic closed UK theatres in March – will interrogate the change that has come and is coming, and what the next 50 years …
The pleasure of Sherlock In Homes: Murder at the Circus lies in watching half a dozen brains quickly scramble to come up with answers to what can be some pretty left field questions from the audience,
We round up the reviews for Gemma Lawrence’s play Sunnymead Court, running at the Tristan Bates theatre for a limited time.
The winners of this year’s Oliver Awards 2020 with Mastercard will be announced on 25 October 2020 in a special programme hosted by Jason Manford and broadcast on ITV and Magic Radio.
Birmingham Repertory Theatre has announced 12 new commissions titled The Park Bench Plays – a series of micro-plays that ‘illuminate, interrogate and even celebrate today’s socially distanced world’.
Newcomer Sam Tutty scooped two awards for his star-making performance in the hit West End musical Dear Evan Hansen at The Stage Debut Awards 2020. The awards were presented as a virtual ceremony filmed at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Buried Child is a family drama which transcends its genre and this excellent production enhances its already considerable reputation.
This is a masterly revival of An Evening with an Immigrant, Inua Ellams’ 2016 autobiographical one-man show which is both poetic and engaging.
The BBTAs have revealed the 2020 Black British Theatre Awards nominee list, voted almost entirely by the public and representing some of the finest work by Black performers and creatives in UK theatre. The 2020 awards ceremony will air on Sky Arts this autumn, as part of the channel’s free to air line-up.
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.
It’s been announced that Olivier Award-winning show The Play That Goes Wrong from Mischief Theatre will return to London’s Duchess Theatre, its home for the last six years, from 19 November 2020.
One of the knock-on effects of the current pandemic is that theatres have had to rise to the challenge of being ever more inventive in terms of form and content; Letters from The Gate Theatre follows this trend.
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 …
A Marvellous Party, commissioned by the Noël Coward Foundation, ostensibly marks the centenary of Coward’s first appearance on stage and has been produced to raise funds for actors on both sides of the Atlantic who are struggling with the effects of the pandemic.