Sheffield Theatres scooped two awards in The Stage Awards 2020: Regional Theatre of the Year and Achievement in Technical Theatre.
BAZ Productions’ The Process proves bold and striking in its use of BSL and spoken English, if a little flawed too, now running at the Bunker Theatre.
Ought To Be Clowns barely saw 250 shows this year, quiet by his standards. And as is the way of these things, here’s a rundown of some of the productions that moved me most…
Looking ahead to some of 2020’s exciting shows, most with an emphasis away from the West End and instead focusing at the London Fringe and across the UK.
The production team that ensured the show could go on after part of a West End theatre ceiling collapsed and the revival of much-loved pop magazine Smash Hits are among the nominees for The Stage Awards 2020.
Little Miss Burden is a heart-warming but simultaneously heart-wrenching play highlighting the reality faced by many people with disabilities.
Little Miss Burden fizzes with energy and charm. With this powerful piece of new writing, Matilda Ibini fuses the colloquial and poetic, with modern cultural references to create a moving, grounded and honest piece about growing up black, female and with a disability in modern London.
The Bunker Theatre will close in the new year ahead proposed redevelopment of its London Bridge site. The Bunker will present its final show at 53a Southwark Street on Saturday 28 March 2020, three-and-a-half years after it opened in a converted car park beneath the Menier Chocolate Factory.
Karaoke nights can offer moments of real insight into something of what our aspirational society has become and it is this rich seam of potential that Annie Jenkins mines with her new play Karaoke Play at the Bunker Theatre.
Following the success of his first season at The Bunker, artistic director Chris Sonnex’s new season cements his vision for the theatre, representing and sharing the stories of its community.
Jean-Paul Sartre wrote 1943’s The Flies while living in Nazi-occupied Paris. Exchange Theatre, dedicated to bringing French theatre to British audiences, has given it a modern, multimedia pop opera twist for our times in their celebrated revival, now running at the Bunker Theatre. Check out our full gallery of production shots – and then get booking!
Two of the Featured Show campaigns I’ve been working on recently have been two plays tapping into the political unrest of our times: the return of Tom Salinsky and Robert Khan’s Brexit comedy to the King’s Head Theatre and the Exchange Theatre’s tenth-anniversary revival of Jean-Paul Sartre’s classic The Flies.
Electra, Orestes and their tragic family take to the stage from tonight (11 June 2019) at London’s Bunker Theatre, with Exchange Theatre’s tenth-anniversary revival of Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies. Meet them all with our gallery of character portraits. Time to get booking!
We’re counting down to the tenth-anniversary return of Exchange Theatre’s bi-lingual production of Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies. What has influenced the set design for Jean-Paul Sartre’s political classic? How have the cast been getting on in rehearsals? Check out our behind-the-scenes photos galleries – and then get booking!
Exchange Theatre first staged their production of Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies in 2009 in the wake of the Iraq War and lies around Weapons of Mass Destruction. A decade later, how much (more) relevant is it? Watch our series of behind-the-scenes videos as the bi-lingual company prepare for this timely, tenth-anniversary revival. Time to get booking!
Multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary Exchange Theatre celebrates its tenth anniversary next month with a revival of their inaugural hit, Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies, performed in both English and French. Casting is now announced, including Meena Rayann, best known for her appearances in Game of Thrones.
Written and performed by Joana Nastari, F*ck You and Pay Me is described as a love letter to sex workers, it dispels some of the myths, is celebratory, humorous and witty but doesn’t sugar coat.
Exchange Theatre artistic director David Furlong chatted to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about his production of Jean-Paul Sartre’s play The Flies. His tenth-anniversary revival of the Exchange’s first production runs at London’s Bunker Theatre from 11 June to 6 July 2019.
Emma Dennis-Edwards has created a character that gets under your skin in Funeral Flowers at The Bunker Theatre. You laugh with her, feel for her and desperately want someone to ask the right questions and be there for her.
Monsay Whitney’s Box Clever, a dark look at the bureaucracy of being poor and vulnerable, is not an easy watch.