Whilst A Christmas Carol may not pass muster as high theatre, there are some genuinely wonderful moments to be found at its strongest points, and as a jovial, energetic pantomime spectacle, it’s a triumph.
How do you get SIX MILLION followers on Twitter? As someone who spends all day most days on social media, I’m staggered by the very notion. It must require divine intervention… of sorts. David Javerbaum has achieved it.
I wanted to love this Midnight Movie, but — like almost any screen experience — I couldn’t quite connect with it. Despite some disturbing passages, it feels like less than the sum of its parts.
Is the NHS “on the table” in trade negotiations with Donald Trump if Boris Johnson wins a majority at the ballot box next week? Terri Paddock chairs a special pre-election post-show Q&A at Tania Amsel’s Blood Orange.
What part do costumes play in branding for The Play That Goes Wrong around the world? How are they made durable enough to survive eight performances a week of one of Theatreland’s most physical productions?
Actress Kellie Batchelor chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis.
The exposing environment of Nor Woman Neither gives the two actors nothing to hide behind but their exceptional talent and we simply don’t need anything else.
Ovalhouse’s Demolition Party season culminates with a series of actual parties, with Bar Wotever, Brazilian Wax and Cocoa Butter all hosting parties before Inua Ellams ends the season with an R.A.P. Party.
What can you expect from one-woman show Mandy Picks a Husband, running at Canal Cafe Theatre this week? Get a hint from these production images, then book your tickets!
With a comedian Zoe Lyons at the helm, expectations for the show are high and thankfully An Act of God lives up to the hype.
Acceptance, laughter and falling in snowdrifts – director Robert Wolstenholme tells us about staging Charlotte Jones’ award-winning comedy, Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis, at Park Theatre this Christmas. Read what he tells us, then book your tickets.
Originally produced in association with Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, director Raz Shaw’s production of The Greatest Play in the History of the World is one of the most charming and dopamine-rich shows you could ever hope to see.
“Uplifting” and “small in stature but big in heart” – see what reviewers have said about Theatrical Niche’s pacey, new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Take a look at what they said, then book your tickets.
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 2 December 2019), ranging from The Blog Of Theatre Things’ Liz Dyer feeling festive thanks to a joyful production of White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Still, if you don’t mind the preachiness or the admonishment, The Wind of Heaven boasts a suitably earnest cast and fine staging.
Award-winning comedian Zoe Lyons has been taken over in body and mind by the almighty in An Act of God.
The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, under the artistic directorship of David Brady, has today announced the theatre-makers who have been appointed as 2020 associate artists and will receive support to create and produce new work at the Kentish Town venue in its second year since reopening.
Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in December.
Frances Hodgson Burnett’s children’s classic A Little Princess gets a brand-new re-imagining care of Rebel Theatre this Christmas. What has adapter and director been getting up to with the cast in rehearsals? Have a look at our behind-the-scenes gallery – and then get booking for the production’s festive season from 10 December 2019 to 5 January 2020.