Written by Charlotte Ryall and directed by Jenny Eastop, Indebted To Chance follows the life of Charlotte Charke (née Cibber), a forgotten 18th-century pioneer who showed that not only can women run theatre companies, they can play ‘men’s’ roles too.
How do you celebrate Christmas in incarceration? Weighed In Productions presents the first major revival of Head-Rot Holiday, Sarah Daniels’ 1992 play set in a ‘secure hospital’, at the Hope Theatre, supported by Women in Prison, a charity that helps women avoid and exit the criminal justice system.
After its current critically acclaimed hit with Proud Haddock’s production of World War One musical two-hander Billy Bishop Goes to War, Jermyn Street concludes this year’s Rebels season with the transfer of murderous black comedy three-hander Burke and Hare. Check out photos from the show’s original run at the Watermill Theatre. Time to get booking!
Dead Woman Walking Productions, a new theatre company formed by a group of LAMDA graduates, are bringing Mark Ravenhill’s The Cut back to the London stage for the first time since it premiered at the Donmar Warehouse in 2006. The new production runs for three days only at the Lion And Unicorn Theatre.