This touring theatre’s new tartan gothic thriller is complex, but also a bit overwrought and conventional.
In light of the closure of theatres across the UK due to COVID-19, the Original Theatre Company’s productions of Alan Bennett’s The Habit Of Art and Ali Milles’ The Croft, both of which were touring the UK, will now each have an online launch performance.
Writer Ali Milles’ debut play The Croft starring Gwen Taylor gives a promise of some great work yet come.
With a winning combination of heavyweight storytelling and punchy performances, The Sweet Science of Bruising gives a ringside seat not only to the true story of women boxers in the Victorian times but also the era’s fight for female emancipation.
Joy Wilkinson’s The Sweet Science of Bruising, about ‘lady boxing’ in Victorian times, feels like such a riotous shock to the system. Best of all, it nails this with a story that breaks down stereotypes of history.
These rehearsal photos are a knockout! Step into the Victorian boxing ring with the female challengers in the world premiere of Joy Wilkinson’s The Sweet Science of Bruising, coming to London’s Southwark Playhouse next month care of Troupe. Time to get booking!
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Saturday 6 October 2018, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to Southwark Playhouse for the world premiere of Victorian female boxing drama The Sweet Science of Bruising. Got any questions?
Full casting – including Caroline Harker – has been announced for the world premiere of The Sweet Science of Bruising, Joy Wilkinson’s new play about Victorian female boxers which comes to London’s Southwark Playhouse next month care of Troupe.
Paul Hawkyard has the duty of making sure the last train leaves King’s Cross Theatre on time, when he takes over as Mr Perks in The Railway Children – Live on Stage from 23 November 2016 until 8 January 2017, when the production finishes after a two-year run.
Martin Barrass will star as Mr Perks in the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children – Live on Stage from Saturday 17 October 2015. Martin first played Mr Perks in the 2009 production at York Theatre Royal where he revived the role earlier this year to critical acclaim.In 2012, he appeared …
The Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children – Live on Stage will be extending its run at King’s Cross Theatre until Sunday 3 January 2016. Originally planned to close on 6 September, the production will run for an extra four months due to popular demand. Tickets for the new period will go on sale at 10.00am on Friday 10 July.