Jane Clegg falls into the category of a well-made play of three acts and is none the worse for that. Its elegant structure and growing sense of tension make it an absolute pleasure to watch.
‘This is a play that certainly repays interest’: JANE CLEGG – Finborough Theatre
A rediscovered Edwardian problem play gives a clear picture of marriage and morals in a bygone era.
‘Set at a time when suffragettes were regularly making headlines’: JANE CLEGG – Finborough Theatre ★★★★ (Online review)
While Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is arguably the first and most famous ‘modern’ play about female emancipation from an inequitable marriage, it’s certainly not the only drama to tackle this once-controversial topic.
WATCH: Brian Martin on playing a cheating, criminal husband in Jane Clegg
“My character does not treat his wife respectfully at all…” Watch Brian Martin talking about Finborough Theatre’s four star revival of St John Ervine’s Jane Clegg, then book a ticket for one of the final performances!
FEATURED SHOW: Check out the ★★★★ reviews for Finborough revival Jane Clegg
“Impeccable”, “gripping” and “poignant” – critics have been quick to praise David Gilmore’s revival of Jane Clegg, which has not been seen on the London stage for more than 75 years. Take a look at what they said, then book your tickets.
‘Can’t understand why this has been overlooked for so long’: JANE CLEGG – Finborough Theatre ★★★★
Jane Clegg hasn’t been seen in London for 75 years but audiences at the Finborough Theatre are being thrilled by its compelling storytelling in a sizzling revival.
‘An intensely claustrophobic examination of one marriage’: JANE CLEGG – Finborough Theatre
The cast is cracking in Jane Clegg at the Finborough Theatre with direction becoming pacey after the early scenes. Over time the action and emotion draw you in.
FIRST LOOK: Step back to 1913 with these production images from Finborough Theatre’s revival of Jane Clegg
From happy family times to violent confrontations, these fantastic production shots from Finborough Theatre’s revival of Jane Clegg tell a s story by themselves. Take a look through the gallery, then book your tickets to see the show proper.
PHOTOS: Take a look at what’s been happening in rehearsals for the 1st London revival of Jane Clegg in 75 years
Smiles, laughter and a fair amount of pointing – check out what Alix Dunmore and the cast of Jane Clegg have been up to in rehearsals for Finborough Theatre’s revival of St John Ervine’s drama, then book your tickets!
‘It was ahead of its time.’ Director David Gilmore tells us about reviving Jane Clegg at Finborough Theatre
As director David Gilmore prepares to stage St John Ervine’s Jane Clegg at Finborough Theatre, he tells us about its “handling of a red-hot issue” and why it’s perfect for the acclaimed London pub theatre. Read his insightful interview, then book your tickets!
NEWS: Finborough Theatre revives forgotten play, Jane Clegg
St John Ervine’s pre-First World War tale of a woman attempting to escape her marriage, Jane Clegg, will be revived at Finborough Theatre this spring, marking the first time the play has been seen in the capital for more than 75 years! Book your tickets now!
GALLERY: Take a look at the production shots for ★★★★★ hit Bodies
The revival of James Saunders’ relationship drama Bodies at Southwark Playhouse has garnered a host of four and five star reviews. As it heads towards its final week, take a look at these fantastic production images, then book your tickets!
FEATURED SHOW: Check out these ★★★★★ reviews for Bodies!
“Impeccably performed”, “exhilarating” and “riveting” – Two’s Company’s revival of James Saunders’ Bodies at Southwark Playhouse has been wowing audiences and collecting acclaim since it opened earlier this month. Check out our round-up of the best reviews around, then book your tickets for the show running until 9 March 2019!
‘Perfectly executed’: Bodies – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Directed by Tricia Thorns and first performed 40-plus years ago, James Saunders’ Bodies examines two couples who meet for the first time after a decade apart.
‘Emotionally thrilling & intellectually satisfying’: BODIES – Southwark Playhouse
Terrific revival of largely forgotten playwright James Saunders’ 1977 modern classic in an energetic and thrilling production.
GALLERY: Take a look inside the rehearsal room for Two’s Company’s revival of relationship comedy, Bodies
Markers, tea and possibly a cracking clue about the design of the show – that, and more, is what we discover by looking at these rehearsal images for Two’s Company’s revival of James Saunders’ Bodies, which runs at Southwark Playhouse from 13 February to 9 March 2019. Have a peek, then book your tickets!
NEWS: Partner-swapping comedy Bodies receives first revival in almost 40 years at Southwark Playhouse
James Saunders’ play about love, marriage and sex, Bodies, will be staged for the first time since 1979, when it is revived by Two’s Company later this month. The production, directed by Tricia Thorns, runs at Southwark Playhouse from 13 February to 9 March 2019.
A DAY BY THE SEA – Southwark Playhouse
Classic 1953 play by the English Chekhov is fascinating, but rather dated in its values and too clumsy in its production.
WATCH: King Kong A Comedy cast in nose flute competition
Before I attended King Kong, Daniel Clarkson‘s bonkers stage parody of the 1933 film classic, last week at The Vaults, I never knew there was such a thing as a nose flute. Now I will never forget! A diva nose flautist is one of the hundreds (?) of characters portrayed by King Kong‘s multi-roling cast of […]
KING KONG – Vaults
Ridiculous, slightly bizarre, but also just a little bit brilliant – this is Owen Lewis and Daniel Clarkson’s delightfully comic spin on Hollywood’s classic tale of adventure, love, wonder and, of course, bananas.
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