How does it feel to have a one-woman show written especially for you by one of your country’s leading writers? Pretty damn good, according to Songs for Nobodies’ Bernadette Robinson – though, to be clear, there was nothing passive about this privilege in her case.
Taking the form of a one-woman show which tells the stories of the unheard meetings with famous performers, Songs For Nobodies is a wonderful display of vocal ability and performance from Bernadette Robinson.
Bernadette Robinson offers up a vocal masterclass in the highly engaging show Songs for Nobodies at the Ambassadors Theatre.
Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to the actress and singer Bernadette Robinson about bringing Songs for Nobodies to the Ambassadors Theatre.
Full casting has been announced for the highly-anticipated West End transfer of the Almeida’s production of The Twilight Zone which transfers to the Ambassadors Theatre from 4 March 2019 (press night is 8 March).
Here are a few of LLLC’s top picks for shows opening this month… The Dame, Park Theatre: Peter Duncan stars in Katie Duncan’s play which had a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe. It sees seasoned Pantomime Dame Ronald Roy Humphrey in a nostalgic mood as the final curtain comes down – but it also sees him forced to confront matters he would rather forget…. Approaching Empty, Kiln Theatre: playing… Read More
Here’s Love London Love Culture’s theatre picks for 2019.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Friday 11 January 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock heads to the West End’s Ambassadors Theatre to talk to Bernadette Robinson about her one-woman masterclass Songs for Nobodies. Got any questions?
At the Ambassadors, Joanna Murray-Smith’s new play Switzerland arrives in the West End for the first time, putting Patricia Highsmith in the spotlight with an intriguing duologue about the nature of the authorial voice.
Lucy Bailey’s Theatre Royal Bath production of Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith’s Switzerland will transfer to the West End next month, running for a limited season at the Ambassadors Theatre just ahead of another Murray-Smith play, Songs for Nobodies, transferring from Wilton’s Music Hall. The West End transfers come hot on the heels of Paul Robinson’s star-studded London revival of Murray-Smith’s Honour, starting at the Park Theatre next week.
Eugenius! the Musical will end its second run at The Other Palace – extended due to public demand – on 21 October 2018 and not now open the following week at the Ambassadors Theatre as planned.
After a sell-out Almeida run, The Twilight Zone will transfer to the West End and will run at the Ambassadors Theatre from 4 March 2019 (press night is 8 March). Adapted by Anne Washburn (Mr Burns), this production of the acclaimed classic CBS television series The Twilight Zone is directed by the multi-award-winning director (winner of seven Olivier Awards) Richard Jones.
Due to phenomenal demand, Eugenius! The Musical is to transfer to the West End for a strictly limited winter season.
Unsuccessful West End outing for Dawn King’s intriguing and evocative 2011 dystopian chiller.
Iwan Rheon and Heida Reed star in the West End premiere of Dawn King’s thriller Foxfinder, now playing at the Ambassadors Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…
Foxfinder is a mysterious drama that chimes eerily well with the current political climate and general sense of unease – an atmospheric piece with terrific performances from the cast of four.
Timing is everything. When Foxfinder opened at the Finborough in December 2011, it was hailed as a ‘darkly thrilling’ new voice and subsequently earned its writer, Dawn King, a glut of awards from the Royal National Theatre Foundation Playwright scheme to a Pearson Award Playwright-in-Residence bursary.https://mytheatremates.entstix.com/tickets/foxfinder
The Foxfinder of the title is William (Iwan Rheon) sent to examine the farm of Judith (Heida Reed) and Sam (Paul Nicholls) where the crop yield is below target.
However implausible its set up may be, I really enjoyed Pressure. It’s so much more engaging and fun and gripping than it has any right to be and is a case study in just really superb acting.
Olivier nominee Bryony Hannah (Call the Midwife) and Paul Nicholls (Law & Order, The C-Word, EastEnders) will join the cast of Foxfinder’s West End premiere which begins performances at the Ambassadors Theatre on 6 September 2018