“The question shouldn’t be so much, ‘Why should Damien be non-binary?’ as ‘Why shouldn’t they be?’” JB Pichelski’s Camden Fringe show Scenic Reality is a coming-of-age tale of mental health and finding your place in the world whose central character just happens to be non-binary. Read what the playwright, and director Samantha Wright told us about the play, then book your tickets!
JB Pichelski’s drama about a quartet of school friends embarking on unknown futures, Scenic Reality will play at The Hen & Chickens Theatre next month as part of the Camden Fringe. Time to book your tickets!
Chekhov classic from the team behind the West End hit Summer and Smoke is too middle of the road
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This West End revival of smart monologue about drug dealing on the Dark Web is well written if a bit slight.
Brill! Lively, but also occasionally moving, account of growing up while your Mum becomes a cult member.
Joy, in which learning disabled characters are played by trained actors with learning disabilities, is a play and a directorial choice commendably at the forefront of diversity and accessibility, but like all vanguard work with no previous models to follow, it needs further shaping and development.
An unreal Cork is the scenario for the darkly picaresque adventures of the two protagonists: born on the same day, Runt and Pig have grown up developing a close secret world of their own with its own language and, in their opinion, its own explosive rules.
Katie is a fairly average eighteen-year-old living a life busy with A-levels, uni applications and her older boyfriend, Abe. She’s not sure what she wants to do with the rest of her life, but she’s enjoying the here and now of Luton in the springtime.
Without question, my best new writing discovery of 2015 was young writer Isley Lynn’s play Tether at Edinburgh Fringe. This surprising, diverse two-hander also made it into the top five of my Top 10 Shows of 2015 so I was excited to receive an invitation to her autobiographical play Skin A Cat at Vault Festival.