Pither Productions is presenting the London premiere of Nina Atesh’s atmospheric dark thriller The Drought –a drama of desperation, dread and deception set to take the audience on a voyage of emotions – at the King’s Head Theatre from 20-24 September 2022.
A brand-new production of Joe Penhall’s brilliant 2007 play Landscape With Weapon – about the moral dilemma faced by a scientist involved in creating weapons of mass destruction – will run at London’s Cockpit Theatre from 13-18 September 2022, directed by Jason Moore and presented by OnBook Theatre.
Is it a musical? Is it panto? Is it a musical about panto? Find out when you see OH YES I AM!, arriving at London’s King’s Head from 11-12 September 2022.
Elizabeth Fry: The Angel of Prisons, the latest in a series of site-specific plays inspired by the history of Newham in east London, is running this week in the Elizabeth Fry Room at Canning Town Library. We spoke to playwright James Kenworth about the Victorian reformer who inspired the play. Book now before it’s too late!
The world premiere of Elizabeth Fry: The Angel of Prisons, the latest in a series of site-specific plays inspired by the history of Newham in east London, will be staged in the Elizabeth Fry Room at Canning Town Library for one week only from 22 to 27 August 2022.
Award-winning new musical RIDE, charting one woman’s radical act and exploring the lies we tell to escape ourselves, gears up for its first full production at London’s Charing Cross Theatre from 25 August to 17 September 2022 (press night is 31 August).
Award-winning Canadian director Mona Zaidi is ready for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022, having staged Justin Hay’s critically acclaimed play My Own Private Shakespeare which continues its run at the Willow Studio, Greenside at Riddle’s Court until 27 August 2022.
Christopher Wollaton discusses the return of his solo show Brawn, revived as part of the King’s Head Theatre’s Boys!Boys!Boys! Season. The play, exploring body dysmorphia and mental health issues in men, runs from 16 August to 3 September 2022.
Writer Peter Hamilton, who has had several plays produced on the London Fringe, is premiering his dark comedy Blue – about the quest for spiritual meaning in a modern secular and cynical age – at London’s White Bear Theatre from 12-23 July 2022.
Peter Hamilton’s new play Blue, a dark comedy about the quest for spiritual meaning in a modern secular and cynical age directed by directed by Ken McClymont, will run at London’s White Bear Theatre from 12-23 July 2022 (press night is 13 July).
Have you read the reviews for Frankie Meredith’s May Queen yet? Originally premiered last year as part of Paines Plough’s Roundabout season, this ‘spell-binding’ piece set in Coventry is now back for one week only at Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre.
Originally premiered last year as part of Paines Plough’s acclaimed Roundabout Season, May Queen returns to Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre for a strictly limited season. Midlands writer Frankie Meredith tells us more about the modern folk tale and how growing up in Coventry influenced it.
Word of mouth on Sally Rogers’ debut play The Still Room is spreading fast, with celebrity fans including Alison Steadman, David Morrissey, Maxine Peake, Johnny Flynn and others. Check out these video vox pops and get booking!
Remember the 1980s? Charles and Diana’s wedding? Sally Rogers does. The actor-turned-playwright draws on her own personal memories and experiences in her debut play, the 1980s-set, coming-of-age black comedy The Still Room, which premieres at London’s Park Theatre in June.
After its successful premiere last year as part of Paines Plough’s Roundabout Season, Midlands writer Frankie Meredith’s May Queen returns to Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre for a strictly limited season this summer.
Lauren Morley’s new play The Collab, inspired by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing and YouTube sex abuse scandals, premieres this week at London’s The Space care of Aequitas Theatre. Lauren took a break from rehearsals to tell us more about the piece, political theatre, feminism and online consent.
We’re counting down to the long-awaited world premiere of Cold Feet actor-turned-playwright Sally Rogers’ debut play The Still Room, which opens at London’s Park Theatre next month. Sneak a peek behind the scenes in the rehearsal room. Time to get booking!
Aequitas Theatre returns to the stage this month with the world premiere of Lauren Morley’s topical new play The Collab, about the grey areas of online consent. It runs at The Space in London from 31 May to 11 June 2022.
Following cancellation after cancellation of festivals for early-career creatives to showcase their work, the OFFIE award-winning ChewBoy Productions is curating ChewFest, a week-long event of celebrations, experiments and brand-new, never-before-seen work at London’s Lion and Unicorn Theatre from 23-28 May 2022. Get booking now!
Cold Feet actor-turned-playwright Sally Rogers’ debut play The Still Room finally gets its world premiere in June at London’s Park Theatre, with a cast that includes her former co-star in The Bill, Chris Simmons. Time to get booking!