A philosophising cat, a famished dog and a family of mites all make appearances – and strong impressions – in Mites, a new play by up-and-coming young British playwright James Mannion, written in the best traditions of the Theatre of the Absurd.
The strength of Mites lies in the opening up of firm discussions regarding mental health which until, certainly of late, have tended to be constrained.
Mites at the Tristan Bates Theatre is an extremely well acted, funny piece, that get’s you thinking. A must see.
James Mannion’s deeply disturbing but bleakly funny play Mites is given a thoroughly gripping production at the Tristan Bates Theatre.
An isolated woman, a pest controller and a talking cat… but which is which? We think we’ve got one character sussed! Take a look at these candid images from the rehearsal room of new darkly comic tale Mites for a hint of what to expect from James Mannion’s latest play, then book your tickets!
Bleakly comic, psychological thriller Mites, which tells the story of a vulnerable woman, a pest controller and a talkative feline, will receive its world premiere at London’s Tristan Bates Theatre this autumn. Time to book your tickets!
“Another corker”, “beautiful, warm and moving” – audiences have taken to social media to share their love of Crowded Room’s new play about facing up to death, The Colours. See what’s being said, then book your tickets!
“There is nobody this is not relevant to.” It’s a bold claim, but when your new play concerns looking death in the face, it’s hard to argue with. Take a look at the cast and creators of The Colours talking about their new production, and explaining why they use headphones during the show, then book your tickets!
Following critical acclaimed for their previous play The Listening Room, theatre company Crowded Room stages the world premiere of new verbatim play preparing for the end of life, The Colours, at Soho Theatre. Book your tickets now.
I loved The Grinning Man in both its incarnations – from Bristol’s Old Vic to the West End – and so I was most pleased to hear that it would be immortalised in vinyl, or whatever the digital equivalent is…
Not long left to see two Off-West End musicals I can recommend: The Wild Party at The Other Palace and The Sorrows of Satan at Tristan Bates Theatre. Here’s why I think you should.
The real joy is Dale Rapley as Lucio: middle-aged, thickset, cynical in demeanour, his is a more dangerous handsomeness than any hapless juvenile can employ.