With Go Bang Your Tambourine, the Finborough Theatre has once more succeeded in digging out a purportedly dated play and bringing it to life in a manner which is faithful to the playwright but does not alienate a modern audience. Kudos to them.
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“Compelling, concise, and heartbreaking,” “powerfully acted” – Take a look at the brilliant reviews for Two’s Company’s revival of Philip King’s Go Bang Your Tambourine, then book your tickets for the final weeks of the show’s run at Finborough Theatre.
From tuneful trumpet practice to to rather more violent domestic exchanges, check out these fantastic production images to get a taste for the new revival of Philip King’s 1970s drama Go Bang Your Tambourine at Finborough Theatre. Time to book your tickets.
Rare Philip King play tries to turn a farcical situation into a serious drama – and it doesn’t quite work.
It is always a pleasure to see a professional debut which not only shines in itself but reminds us that belonging to a 21st-century, loose-limbed-liberal post-Christian generation doesn’t stop a new actor from empathising and utterly containing a character from another age.
As the four-star hit production heads into its final weeks, check out the new trailer for Lunatic 19s – A Deportational Road Trip, Tegan McLeod’s drama set in Trump’s America, then book your tickets.
Tuneful trumpets and candlesticks wielded in anger – take a look at our gallery of rehearsal images to get a hint of what you might expect from Philip King’s 1970 drama Go Bang Your Tambourine when it opens at Finborough Theatre next month. Book your tickets now!
“A gripping play” with performances that “shine” – Check out the stunning reviews for Lunatic 19s – A Deportational Road Trip. and discover why you should make a far more pleasant road trip of your own to see the show. Book your tickets now.
For a play that starts and ends with the sound of the ocean, Lunatic 19’s is one tight, claustrophobic package in between.
In Tegan McLeod’s play Lunatic 19’s, which is directed by Jonathan Martin, we meet a young woman of Hispanic descent who happens to be at the ‘wrong place at the wrong time’.
With immigrants across the USA bracing for planned Ice raids this weekend, Lunatic 19’s, a topical new play by Iowa-based writer Tegan McLeod, shines a spotlight on the soullessness and absurdity of American immigration laws and procedures.
Neck braces, guns and lots of anguish – that’s what we initially take from Marian Medic’s new production images for Finborough Theatre’s world premiere of Tegan McLeod’s Lunatic 19s – A Deportational Road Trip. Check out the gallery, then book your tickets.
Nearly 50 years after it was first staged in 1970, Philip King’s drama Go Bang Your Tambourine will get a London premiere next month at the Finborough Theatre. Book your tickets now!
What the hell more do you want of a night out over a pub? Hurry to After Dark at the Finborough Theatre. It’ll take your mind off Boris…
This year’s Vibrant – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights concludes in Week Three, featuring three new plays that shine a light on challenges in modern Britain care of ETPEP Award winner Abigail Andjel, Olivier Award nominee Athena Stevens and Hannah Morley. We caught up with each of them in the last of our three-part festival interview series. Time to get booking!
It’s not every day that you’re taught to deliver a knockout blow with the butt of a gun, or, at least, appear to convincingly do so, but that’s what’s been happening in rehearsals for the world premiere of Tegan McLeod’s Lunatic 19s – A Deportational Road Trip.
Week Two of this year’s Vibrant – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, features new plays set in Quebec, New Zealand and the bedroom, care of Colleen Murphy, Albert Belz and Sharmila Chauhan. We found out more about each of them in the second of our three-part festival interview series. Time to get booking!
Week One of this year’s Vibrant – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, features new plays set in Israel, Turkey and your local pub, care of Einat Weizman (and Palestinian political prisoners), Melis Aker and Stewart Pringle. We caught up with each of them in the first of our three-part festival interview series. Time to get booking!
Vibrant – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, the Finborough Theatre’s annual explosion of new writing, returns this week for its eleventh consecutive year, presenting nine new plays on Sundays, Mondays and Thursday from 16 June to 4 July 2019.