Lunatic 19s – A Deportational Road Trip, the new play from young American playwright Tegan McLeod will have its world premiere at Finborough Theatre next month. Time to book your tickets!
Julia Pascal’s retelling of the Medea myth in Blueprint Medea situates the story in the contemporary struggle of the Kurdish people for their own homeland.
Take Euripides, Kurdish resistance and refugees in London and what do you get? “A powerful and hard-hitting female tale.” We’ve rounded up highlights from reviews of the premiere of Julia Pascal’s Blueprint Medea – plus a great London Live television interview. Time to get booking!
My recent theatre trips have included Dante or Die’s User Not Found and Blueprint Medea, written and directed by Julia Pascal. Here’s a round-up of my on-the-night reactions to each.
Blueprint Medea, written and directed by Julia Pascal, receives its world premiere at the Finborough Theatre tonight (23 May 2019). Check out our first-look production shots gallery – and then get booking!
“My character does not treat his wife respectfully at all…” Watch Brian Martin talking about Finborough Theatre’s four star revival of St John Ervine’s Jane Clegg, then book a ticket for one of the final performances!
“Impeccable”, “gripping” and “poignant” – critics have been quick to praise David Gilmore’s revival of Jane Clegg, which has not been seen on the London stage for more than 75 years. Take a look at what they said, then book your tickets.
We’re counting down to the world premiere of Blueprint Medea, which relocates Euripides’ ancient classic to the fringes of modern London amongst a group of Kurdish and Iraqi immigrants. How has writer-director Julia Pascal’s company been getting on in rehearsals? Take a look – and then get booking!
Blueprint Medea, which gets its world premiere this month at the Finborough Theatre, is the first play in English that features a character based on the “Kurdish Angelina Jolie”. Who was the late Asia Ramazan Antar? Time to get booking!
Jane Clegg hasn’t been seen in London for 75 years but audiences at the Finborough Theatre are being thrilled by its compelling storytelling in a sizzling revival.
In 1978, Julia Pascal became the first-ever woman to direct at the National Theatre. She’s astounded that, 40 years on, women are still fighting for equality of voice in theatre. But she’s continuing to make her own case with her latest play Blueprint Medea. We discussed inspiration, Kurdish freedom fighters and multi-cultural casting with her. Time to get booking!
Blueprint Medea, the first play in English featuring a character based on the real-life “Kurdish Angelina Jolie”, gets its world premiere next month at the Finborough Theatre, care of multi-award-winning writer and director Julia Pascal. Time to get booking!
The cast is cracking in Jane Clegg at the Finborough Theatre with direction becoming pacey after the early scenes. Over time the action and emotion draw you in.
From happy family times to violent confrontations, these fantastic production shots from Finborough Theatre’s revival of Jane Clegg tell a s story by themselves. Take a look through the gallery, then book your tickets to see the show proper.
Having only being familiar with Lionel Bart’s most famous musical Oliver! it is refreshing to see the Finborough Theatre rediscovering this little known musical set in Liverpool and director Matthew Iliffe gives Maggie May it a lively production.
Smiles, laughter and a fair amount of pointing – check out what Alix Dunmore and the cast of Jane Clegg have been up to in rehearsals for Finborough Theatre’s revival of St John Ervine’s drama, then book your tickets!
The London Fringe has been diligent in ploughing back catalogue after back catalogue for ‘forgotten’ musicals, and Maggie May has not been seen in London for 55 years.
As director David Gilmore prepares to stage St John Ervine’s Jane Clegg at Finborough Theatre, he tells us about its “handling of a red-hot issue” and why it’s perfect for the acclaimed London pub theatre. Read his insightful interview, then book your tickets!
Lionel Bart and Alun Owen’s musical Maggie May first opened in London 55 years ago, when it made its debut at the Adelphi Theatre in September 1964 – despite its success it hasn’t been seen since.
Lionel Bart’s love letter to Liverpool is an interesting choice of revival. Originally performed at the Adelphi in 1964 at the height of Beatlemania and the Merseybeat, Bart claims he came up with the concept before anyone had even heard of the Beatles.