When to touch was to heal. At a time when shaking hands feels like a distant memory, Bren Gosling’s play, inspired by a symbolic act of taboo-breaking compassion, has defied its own challenges to transform from acclaimed stage production to film. Watch the trailer and find out more.
In addition to its experimental #OVinCamera live staging of Lungs, the Old Vic Theatre continues its free streaming of archived productions.
Work is something that every single on of us is thinking about at the moment. Charlie & Jeff are having entirely different Lockdown work experiences under the same roof. Is it possible to balance the workload, balance the books AND balance married life?
It is not often that one reviews a play one saw six years ago, but with the forthcoming National Theatre At Home streaming of the Donmar Warehouse production of Coriolanus, right now seems a strangely appropriate time to recall one of the best nights of theatre of my life.
New 2021 performance dates have been announced for the West End return of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at The London Palladium, starring Jac Yarrow and Jason Donovan.
The theatre industry’s fightback was raised to a new level as, after more than two months of enforced venue closures, leaders coordinated efforts to pressure the government for further support, and DCMS appointed a new commissioner for Cultural Recovery.
The Old Vic Theatre has announced details of “Your Old Vic”, a programme of creative, fun and inspiring events, projects and content to keep the theatre connected with audiences, and audiences connected with each other. It will include streaming of video archives of productions, starting with A Monster Calls next month.
Nicole Raquel Dennis will play the role of Effie White in the first-ever UK tour of Dreamgirls. Dependent on government guidelines around coronavirus, the production is launch from Bristol Hippodrome on 12 September 2020.
Due to current government guidelines resulting in a delay to the production, the producers of Sister Act announced today that performances in London and on tour have now been rescheduled.
After the popularity of its lockdown streamings of One Man, Two Guvnors, Jane Eyre, Treasure Island and tonight’s Twelfth Night to coincide with Shakespeare’s Birthday (23 April 2020), the National Theatre has announced its next two At Home titles: Danny Boyle’s 2011 monster hit Frankenstein and Simon Godwin’s production of Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra.
Actor Nigel Havers is launching his own touring company with a new production of Noel Coward’s classic comedy Private Lives, in which he’ll star with Patricia Hodge.
Old Vic Theatre has postponed its London premiere of screen-to-stage musical Local Hero and announced that its next production will now be the return of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol this winter.
While its buildings all remain closed, the Royal Shakespeare Company will hand over its social media channels to the global community in what it’s calling the “largest-ever celebration of Shakespeare by audiences” in its history.
The dust has settled, the heat is fading and the chaos is being organised. People in our line of work have accepted our fates and learned to cope and, hopefully, resist the feelings of inadequacy or irrelevance we (I) felt.
Theatrical charity Acting for Others has announced the formation of a separate Covid-19 Fund which will be available to its 14 member charities.
This production of Lady Windermere’s Fan is mostly a strong account of a play that will always be overshadowed by Earnest and a very pleasant way to spend a locked down afternoon.
I, Malvolio is Tim Crouch’s retelling of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night through the eyes of the blighted and picked-upon puritan, Malvolio. It’s the fourth time Crouch has written such an adaptation, which he hopes will “unlock Shakespeare for young audiences”.
There is no denying that Cyprus Avenue is a powerful drama about struggling with identity and prejudice that makes for chilling viewing from start to finish.
In this article, we’ll be rounding up everything that’s available for families to live-stream to their living room.
The Barn Theatre in Cirencester is not a venue I have been to in person, so I am happy to be able to go “once more into the breach” in the ultramodern version of Shakespeare’s Henry V.