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.
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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.
Homing Birds is a rich and evocative play that is well worth seeing.
If you’re with a bunch of co-workers and up for a turkey and tinsel-free ‘night out’ for your department that won’t frighten Mavis from Accounts, The Wolf Of Wall Street may be just what you’re looking for.
David Javerbaum’s hilarious comedy An Act Of God effectively brings the ten commandments into the 21st century.
Electrifying dancing, beautiful singing and wonderful acting, if you want to treat yourself to something really special this Christmas, get a ticket for West Side Story at Curve Leicester.
Putting a spin on a Christmas Carol, we follow an alternative telling of this classic tale in the most seasonally way possible! Sh!t-Faced Showtime present A Pissedmas Carol, featuring an ever-revolving cast, a LOT of alcohol and raucous laughs a plenty.
With powerful performances and a vibrant cast, The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit creates an entertaining musical filled with laughter which is perfectly complemented by the Christmas atmosphere.
A joy from start to finish, White Christmas is a real treat that you will not want to miss out on.
We round up the reviews for the Lyric Hammersmith’s 2019 pantomime Cinderella.
Writer and actor Henry Shields chatted to Emma Clarendon about all things Mischief Theatre including the company’s year long season at the Vaudeville Theatre.
Hunger is a new adaptation by Fay Lomas of a 19th century novel by the same name, written by Norwegian author Knut Hamsun.
Tale of a tragedy, and unraveling the story behind it, Winsome Pinnock’s One Under comes to the Arcola Theatre next month following a successful UK tour. Book your tickets for the Graeae production now!
Director Bijan Sheibani turns playwright in a fine two-hander about family and the crisis of masculinity in The Arrival at the Bush Theatre.
No doubt about it, Nikolai Foster’s production of West Side Story for Curve Leicester is damn close to musical theatre perfection.
In a production as spectacularly staged as it is intelligently conceived, Faust is another mighty achievement from Opera Australia, demonstrating the full extent of their resources to sterling effect.
Rhys Ifans will play the iconic role of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, the new play by Aaron Sorkin based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, which will open in London’s West End in 2020. Further casting will be announced.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
A beaver, a bickering cast, a diminishing budget and a psychopath… discover what hit Camden Fringe comedy Up the Bunty! is all about, then book your tickets for its return to the Lion and Unicorn Theatre.