As part of his Featured Show campaigns for Bodies at Southwark Playhouse, Cheating Death at The Cockpit Theatre and Christopher Tajah’s Dream of a King at Drayton Arms Theatre, Matt Amer paid a visit to all three shows himself. Here’s a round-up of his on-the-night reactions to each. Still time to book all three of these acclaimed Off-West End plays!
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!
“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!
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.
Terrific revival of largely forgotten playwright James Saunders’ 1977 modern classic in an energetic and thrilling production.
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!
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.
Southwark Playhouse has announced its new 2019 season, running from January to June, one of the final programmes in its current home before it moves into two custom-built facilities for its long-term future.
It certainly packs a punch, and this is not solely due to the finesse displayed in the writing. Like an ultrasound revealing Bodies’ truly threatening potential, director Jude Christian heads a show that at one point sends an intersubjective shiver reverberating throughout her audience.
What I expected to be an impenetrable piece for anyone who does not have children, or has ever desired to become parent, turned out to be 90 minutes of intense and highly relatable theatre-making.
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