Five Characters In Search Of A Good Night’s Sleep tells you pretty much what you’re going to get as a quintet of older people mull over their lives while courting elusive sleep in a series of monologues ranging from the mundane to the deeply moving.
‘This revival of an American classic is both relevant & fun’: TROUBLE IN MIND – National Theatre
Race, rage and relevance: sensitive revival of American writer Alice Childress’ 1955 anti-racist play shines bright.
NEWS: Olivia Vinall and Edward Hogg are cast in Open Air Theatre’s As You Like It as full details announced
Olivia Vinall and Edward Hogg take the roles of Rosalind and Orlando in Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s As You Like It, with Keziah Joseph and Beruce Khan in the roles of Celia and Oliver.
FosterIAN Awards for Best Actor
It is great news indeed that this Orange Tree production will be gaining further life in 2018 with a transfer to the National Theatre in the summer. I really hope that as much of the original cast comes with it, especially Nwosu.
TRESTLE – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Stewart Pringle’s Harry and Denise fortuitously keep meeting over the trestle table in the local village hall rented out for evening classes and meetings. Harry is one of the backbone-of-the-community types. Denise runs the zumba class.
TRESTLE – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★★
Trestle centres around retirees Harry (Gary Lilburn) and Denise (Connie Walker) who are each navigating lonely lives through bereavement and emotional abandonment respectively.
TRESTLE – Southwark Playhouse
Small is beautiful. And that is because two-handers can sometimes reach parts that other, bigger, plays fail to touch. This is certainly the case with Stewart Pringle’s Trestle.