Pipeline Theatre’s “love letter to the NHS” – and, boy, does it deserve our love now more than ever – has won over London critics just as it did in Edinburgh around the country. We’ve rounded up review highlights – and audience reactions.
Whether you grew up with the small screen original or not, critics, celebrities and audiences agree: you’ll have a laugh with Joe Pasquale’s Frank Spencer and this feelgood stage version of Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em. We’ve rounded up review highlights, plus celebrity quotes and audience reactions.
Following an acclaimed run at the White Bear Theatre late in 2019, Empty in Angel returns to the stage this spring, touring to London’s Etcetera Theatre and Old Red Lion Theatre before heading to the south coast for the Brighton Fringe Festival. Book your tickets now!
Ready to rethink The Special Relationship that purportedly exists between the US and the UK? Hassan Abdulrazzak’s “scathing political satire” lays it bare. We’ve rounded up our favourite review highlights – plus enthusiastic audience reactions. Time to get booking!
I first fell in love with Once after seeing the original 2007 independent Irish film. Then again when I the Tony Award-winning musical adaptation had its West End premiere in 2013. And now again on the musical’s first major UK tour.
What would happen if John Milton’s Paradise Lost got a dark, horror-infused make over? The answer comes to The Hope Theatre, in Thomas Arensen’s The Fall, later this month. Book your tickets now!
“Jekyll is the most narrative-driven game we’ve done so far… We wanted to see if we could do something where the story itself is the thing that compels you to keep on moving forwards.” The team behind immersive game Jekyll / Hyde told A Younger Theatre about their groundbreaking new Vault Festival show. Take a look at what they had to say, then book!
I laughed my head off watching Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, and afterwards, got onto the wonderfully kitsch 1970s set myself to interview stars Joe Pasquale and Sarah Earnshaw and writer-director Guy Unsworth.
Earth: A Children’s Story for Adults, a climatological allegory written by acclaimed Indian playwright Kashyap Raja, will premiere in London on the 50th-anniversary Earth Day on 22 April 2020. It runs for four performances only at The Vaults until 25 April. Time to get booking!
After a sold-out performance of Sinners, I was joined by writer Joshua Sobol, director Brian Cox and stars Nicole Ansari and Adam Sina about the development of this shocking play about a woman, about to be stoned to death, and her lover.
Are you superstitious? The most famous theatrical superstition is, of course, the one about “The Scottish play”. Do the cast of Lazarus Theatre’s new ensemble production believe in curses?
Grab a first look at John Rwoth-Omack’s acclaimed tale of a Ugandan a child soldier, Far Gone, a check out what Sheffield audiences thought of the show, then book your tickets!
Why has new play Little Wing taken its title from a renowned guitar solo by Jimi Hendrix? In the second of a two-part interview, writer-director Juliette Quenin tells us about her inspirations, the best time to write and why she wanted to stage her inaugural production at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre.
Rehearsals have flown by for fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress, the Broadway classic revived this month at London’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Take a peek at final preparations from the very tuneful sitzprobe with our sneak-peek videos.
The Actors Centre, the UK’s leading development organisation for the acting profession, with its main-house performance the Tristan Bates Theatre, has announced a new direction, including major progamming changes and a new senior leadership team.
John Mortimer’s hilarious tale of an unsuccessful barrister and an unsuccessful criminal, The Dock Brief, will receive a revival at the Cockpit Theatre later this spring. Time to get booking!
French writer-director Juliette Quenin launches new production company Five Minutes Before the Miracle with the premiere of her play Little Wing at Brockley Jack Theatre in April. In the first of a two-part interview, she tells us about her influences, mission and cultural differences.
Too young to have seen Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em during its heyday of the 1970s, Guy Unsworth is nevertheless a huge fan of Raymond Allen’s classic TV sitcom and has given it a new lease of hilarious life.
We’re counting down to the return of the hugely popular stage version of classic 1970s British sitcom Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, starring Joe Pasquale as Frank Spencer. Want a hit of jolly nostalgia? Check out our show photo galleries.
Can poetry help us in troubled times? How do you take it off the page and onto the stage? What can it tell us about the music industry? We caught up with poet and performer Genevieve Carter about her new genre-busting show A Beautiful Way to Be Crazy. Time to get booking for dates at Camden People’s Theatre and VAULT Festival!