When to touch was to heal. At a time when shaking hands feels like a distant memory, Bren Gosling’s play, inspired by a symbolic act of taboo-breaking compassion, has defied its own challenges to transform from acclaimed stage production to film. Watch the trailer and find out more.
Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon expresses her thoughts on the painful neglect of theatre during Covid-19, including a template response from her local, Cabinet Member MP.
“We have grabbed this opportunity with both hands to make something original – not a film of a staged version of the play BUT a new hybrid production.” When COVID-19 ended hopes of a London season for new HIV drama Moment of Grace, writer Bren Gosling set about recreating it for the screen. Find out more in his fascinating interview…
Moment of Grace, a new drama exploring the monumental action taken by Princess Diana when she visited a London AIDS ward, has been transformed from an award-winning stage show into a film in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Producers are hoping to bring it to screens soon.
This is a gloriously funny and heartfelt play that offers a fascinating insight into how the barbershop is a place of vital importance for African men.
It would be fair to say that right now what the British public need right now is a laugh – particularly if they are missing going to the theatre – which is why it was a stroke of genius for the National Theatre to stream One Man, Two Guvnors.
You can feel the tension in Irene Gomez-Emilsson’s rehearsal room images for The Ballerina. That’s only right, as the drama tells the story of a brutal interrogation. Take a look then book your tickets!
Slugs, fruit flies, sheep and rifles; quite an unusual collection, but one that comes together in Andy Walker’s tale of a former paratrooper preparing for fatherhood, Delivery. Take a look, then book your tickets for the show at Chiswick Playhouse!
Following a hit season at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre last November, Andy Walker’s tale of a soldier trying to cope with his fast as he prepares for the future, Delivery, returns to London at the Chiswick Playhouse. Book your tickets now!
Grab a first look at John Rwoth-Omack’s acclaimed tale of a Ugandan a child soldier, Far Gone, a check out what Sheffield audiences thought of the show, then book your tickets!
Following a journey that began in 2018, story of life-altering change following a heart transplant, Lovesick, runs at the White Bear Theatre later this month. Time to book your tickets.
How did an off-the-cuff response to a Theatre 503 show lead to The Ballerina premiering in New York before coming to his year’s VAULT Festival. Playwright Anne-Sophie Marie explains. Read her interview then book your tickets!
Following a sold-out New York premiere in 2019, Outer Gaea Company makes its VAULT Festival debut next month with tale of diplomatic relations put to the test in a political battle of wits, The Ballerina. Time to book your tickets!
Gut-kicking physical performance with humour, poetry and the horrors of being a child soldier, Far Gone comes to the VAULT Festival later this spring. Book your tickets now!
There is fine work from Jodie McNee as Johanna Faustus in Faustus: That Damned Woman but the piece is overshadowed by a disappointing structure that sidelines real, factual female achievement in praise of the patriarchy.
“Refreshing,” “talented” and “fabulous – take a look at what critics have been saying about Harry Darell’s new play about a journalist who discovers the devastating impact of her words For the Sake of Argument, then book your tickets!
Andy Dickinson’s play based on the true events of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition is wonderfully presented but is lacking in purpose to be completely satisfying. A story of courage, survival and endurance, there is much to amaze in this recounting of Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Atlantic Expedition. Vividly described through the poetic language used effectively… Read More
New play about journalism, polemic, the power of words and the very real consequences of publishing, For the Sake of Argument, premieres at the Bridewell Theatre later this month. Check out how it’s coming together in rehearsals, then book your tickets!
The power of words and argument are put under the spotlight in new play For the Sake of Argument, set at the time of the Iraq war. Take a look at it’s powerful new trailer and peek into rehearsals, then book your tickets!
New play For the Sake of Argument tests the old saying that the pen is mightier than the sword with its tale of a journalist at the time of the Iraq war that runs at the Bridewell Theatre early next year. Book your tickets now!