After ★★★★★ success at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, The Good Scout becomes the latest Glenn Chandler festival hit to transfer directly to London’s Above the Stag Theatre. Time to get booking!
Proforca Theatre Company reunites the team behind its acclaimed hit Feel for the premiere of At Last, which opens the autumn/winter season at London’s newly relaunched Lion & Unicorn Theatre. Plan ahead and get booking!
The Kiln Theatre is on a roll! With Blues in the Night packing in audiences in Kilburn this summer and their production of The Son about to open in the West End, it’s time to look ahead to this autumn’s world premiere of Indian dramatist Anupama Chandresekhar’s When the Crows Visit, inspired by Ibsen’s Ghosts and true events. Have you seen full casting details? Time to get booking!
The female-led 2019 line-up at the Cervantes Theatre, London’s home for Spanish and Latin American plays, continues this autumn with the second annual Contemporary Spanish Playwriting season, supported by Acción Cultural Española and Arts Council England.
“Compelling, concise, and heartbreaking,” “powerfully acted” – Take a look at the brilliant reviews for Two’s Company’s revival of Philip King’s Go Bang Your Tambourine, then book your tickets for the final weeks of the show’s run at Finborough Theatre.
Yasmin Paige and Simon Manyonda exude “chemistry” in the “highly watchable” and the zeitgeisty European premiere of Anna Zeigler’s Actually, which is now running at the West End’s Trafalgar Studios until 31 August 2019. We’ve rounded up review highlights below – time to get booking!
Olivier Award winner and Miranda star Patricia Hodge will join the cast of Peter Nichols’ A Day in the Death of Joe Egg opposite Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner, running at London’s Trafalgar Studios from 21 September to 30 November 2019.
More2Screen has announced the cinema release of the critically acclaimed stage adaptation of Angela Carter’s Wise Children, which will be screened in more than 250 cinemas across the UK and Ireland from Thursday 3 October 2019. Cinema tickets are on sale now at WiseChildrenCinema.com.
“Much more than a history lesson, The Good Scout exemplifies what the Edinburgh Fringe is all about.” What else have critics been saying about Glenn Chandler’s latest festival premiere? (With reviews like these, is another London transfer in the offing?)
I had just enough time to wipe away my tears – I was sobbing – at the end of The View Upstairs before jumping up after the curtain call to announce this post-show Q&A at Soho Theatre.
It is always a pleasure to see a professional debut which not only shines in itself but reminds us that belonging to a 21st-century, loose-limbed-liberal post-Christian generation doesn’t stop a new actor from empathising and utterly containing a character from another age.
What is it about a great whodunnit thriller? What makes us keep turning the page? How does that inquisitive excitement translate onstage?
After The Girl on the Train post-show Q&A, director Anthony Banks and I had to squeeze in another one together to his second current hit in London, Games for Lovers – which also meant I got to return to The Vaults for producer James Seabright’s third offering this summer.
It initially hit the headlines for controversial reasons about artistic credit. Now that it’s opened, what have critics said about Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah’s Tree? Premiered as part of the Manchester International Festival, it’s now transferred to London’s Young Vic Theatre, where it continues until 24 August 2019.
After my Q&A at Feel, the first production at the newly relaunched Lion & Unicorn Theatre, earlier this year, I’m delighted to return for this next in-house production from the same team.
Director Jamie Lloyd offers up a complete reimagining of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical and one which feels sparkingly fresh in every single aspect.
Theatre company Sliding Tackle’s debut production, new drama Target Man, which is set in the world of Premier League football, comes to the King’s Head Theatre later this month. Time to book your tickets!
With plenty to say about the shallow foundations of political leaders hiding behind their PR machines, Jamie Lloyd’s triumphant Evita is raw, fresh and intense – “oh what a show!”
If a student disco is your personal nightmare, look away now. Tree starts and ends with a throbbing onstage party to wish the audience is persuasively invited. The last time this many Waitrose customers grooved awkwardly to African beats was on Paul Simon’s Graceland tour.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, this Friday 9 August 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to Actually stars Yasmin Paige and Simon Manyonda. We’ve got plenty to talk about here with competing versions of the same night’s hook-up. Got any questions?