Written by Paul Westwood and directed by Clemmie Reynolds, Skin In The Game is a family drama with a difference.
As rehearsals begin, casting has been announced for the West End transfer of the National Theatre and Theatr Clwyd’s critically acclaimed co-production of Home, I’m Darling, a new play by Laura Wade, directed by Theatre Clwyd artistic director Tamara Harvey, featuring Katherine Parkinson, which begins performances at the Duke of York’s Theatre on 26 January 2019.
Gift of the Gab, set in 1979 Brighton, takes place in Rizzini’s, an Italian greasy spoon run by fiery Ric and his bellissimo daughter, Concetta. It’s here we meet Gabe, Arthur and Stan, three kings of the grift.
Got your tickets yet for the new 1979-set British black comedy The Gift of the Gab? The world premiere, written and directed by Simon David Eden, is now in its limited season at London’s White Bear Theatre until 9 June 2018. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review quotes and tweets below. Time to get booking!
It’s nearly time! Simon David Eden’s new black comedy The Gift of the Gab officially gets its world premiere tomorrow (17 May 2018) at London’s White Bear Theatre, where its limited season continues until 9 June. Get a first look at Ross Boatman and the cast in their 1970s finery – and then get booking!
Simon David Eden’s new black comedy The Gift of the Gab, the first in his Brighton trilogy, is set during the 1979 “Winter of Discontent”. Our feature series on the show continues with this great glossary Eden has compiled for the show. How many definitions can you get right?
If you’re having drinks in the White Bear pub before or after seeing Simon David Eden’s 1979-set comedy The Gift of the Gab, don’t be surprised if you hear one of these songs. Producers have assembled a fantastically eclectic playlist of tracks from the era that really capture 1970s vibe. Have a listen – and then get booking!
No rest for the wicked old-school grifters of The Gift of the Gab, even as we hurtle towards a Bank Holiday weekend. Preparations are in full swing for the premiere of Simon David Eden’s latest comedy, which starts performances at London’s White Bear Theatre on 15 May 2018. Take a look at the set model and venture into the rehearsal room with our picture gallery – and then get booking!
Got your tickets yet for the world premiere of 1970s Brighton-set The Gift of the Gab, opening this month at London’s White Bear Theatre? We catch up with screenwriter turned playwright Simon David Eden, who also directs, about his own memories of the decade that fashion forgot, how he got the theatre bug and what’s next in his Brighton trilogy. Have a read – and then get booking!
Do you remember 1979? Watch this fantastic trailer for The Gift of the Gab, the first in Simon David Eden’s Brighton trilogy, for a feel of the swirling social and historical context for this brilliant new black comedy. And then get booking for the world premiere run at London’s White Bear Theatre from 15 May 2018!
The Gift of the Gab, Simon David Eden’s follow-up to last year’s critically acclaimed black comedy The Albatross 3rd & Main at the Park Theatre, will get its world premiere next month at London’s White Bear Theatre, with a cast including Ross Boatman. It runs 15 May to 9 June 2018, with a press night on 17 May.
The white cage keeps them in. Or maybe it keeps us out. A combination of the physical and emotional; a safety blanket for the performers to hide behind, lest they open themselves up to their partners and feel vulnerable, ashamed and naked.
Among the many themes raised by Bj McNeill’s is nature versus nurture, questioning if there’s an inescapable genetic legacy carried down by parents whether they’re a part of one’s life or not, looking at what impact their presence – or otherwise – has on one’s own emotional development.
Shiny Pin Productions, in partnership with the Park Theatre’s The Albatross 3rd & Main is a gritty black comedy looking at US federal law, crime and golden eagles. Does it soar or is the turkey that surrounding the eagle?
What do you get if you put three men and a dead golden eagle together? Well, in Simon David Eden’s comedy what you get is a great balance of drama, tension and comedy about what happens if the so-called American dream goes wrong.
It may be in the English language but this production of 42nd Street is in a French theatre, the glorious Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris which, under Jean-Luc Choplin’s artistic directorship, has arguably entirely reshaped the Parisian relationship with musical theatre.