Christopher Tajah’s passion and delivery in his performance in Dream of a King that he has written, directed and stars in is a truly moving show to see.
An unusual first Brighton performance and a keepsake perfect for a storyteller; as she brings Mary Blandy’s Gallows Tree to Brighton Fringe, Lita Doolan tells us about her love for the Brighton Fringe. Read on, then book your tickets.
Pepita Productions is a theatre company that aims to create thought-provoking performances that also entertain. The company was formed by Julia Knight and the name for the company is inspired by her very own king Charles Spaniel dog called Pepita.
Gripping one-woman show, Mary Blandy’s Gallows Tree, brings its tale of love, betrayal and murder to the Brighton Fringe in May. The tale of a woman executed at Oxford Prison runs for three days only, so book now to avoid disappointment!
From his first experience of Martin Luther King to why a telephone plays such an important role in his play, writer and performer Christopher Tajah tells us about his hit one-man Martin Luther King drama, Dream of A King. Read his fascinating interview, then book your tickets!
Hit Martin Luther King play Dream of a King is about to head off on a mini-tour of London before taking this insightful tale to the Brighton Fringe. Take a look at writer/performer Christopher Tajah taking on the role of the iconic civil rights leader, then book your tickets!
Following a successful run at The Playground Theatre in January, Christopher Tajah’s hit one-man play about Martin Luther King, Dream of a King, returns to the stage this spring. A tour of London in February and March will take it to Drayton Arms Theatre (26 February-2 March 2019), Waterloo East Theatre (12, 13, 19 & 20 March) and Bridge House Theatre (21-24 March), before it heads to the Brighton Fringe from 20-22 May.
Blue Devil Theatre’s Brighton Fringe hit Franz Kafka – Apparatus is now in the final week of its London premiere season at the White Bear Theatre. Capital critics have fallen for this brutal one-act drama as well. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review highlights below. Get booking before its too late! Must end 26 January 2019.
Writer and director Ross Dinwiddy had a vision of how Franz Kafka’s 1904 short story In the Penal Colony could work onstage, with a female officer in charge. After success at Brighton Fringe, the Blue Devil Theatre production transfers to London’s White Bear Theatre in January. Read our interview with Dinwiddy below – and then get booking!
Yikes! We’re getting the shudders just watching the trailer for Franz Kafka – Apparatus, which transfers to London’s White Bear Theatre next month after a hit run at Brighton Fringe. Meet the characters of this execution drama in our video series below – and then get booking!
After success at this year’s Brighton Fringe, Franz Kafka – Apparatus, a chilling reimagining of Kafka’s 1914 short story In the Penal Colony written, will transfer to London for a strictly limited three-week season in January. Time to get booking!
If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry. That’s Laura Curnick’s mantra anyway. Stand-up comic, her career is taking off, until she melts down on stage, confronted by the fact that she can’t have kids. Caroline Byrne’s Blocked charts Curnick’s journey through three separate stand-up gigs, from mocking mothers, pregnancy and children to lamenting that she can’t experience any of them herself.
A converted metal shipping container is an appropriate theatre for Under My Thumb, a show that traps six women in a prison cell without ever revealing why. Cassiah Joski-Jethi eludes to it in her script and the audience are left to fill in the gaps.
140 words per day. That’s it. Short sentences, keep brief. Bernadette (Ivor) and Oliver (Slade) can’t waste anything. Yet… sometimes nothing to say. Others… Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons.
Simone Tani, one of the founders of Teatro Pomodoro, must be completely shattered. Speaking to me over Skype, he has just become a father and is also trying to finalise bringing the company’s first full work, Cabaret From The Shadows, to Brighton Fringe Festival.