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Voice of a demon? Ian McKellen features in West End premiere of The Exorcist

In London theatre, News, Plays, Press Releases by Shanine SalmonLeave a Comment

Ian McKellen will feature in the West End premiere of The Exorcist as the voice of the Demon. From 20 October at the Phoenix Theatre, the stage adaptation of William Peter Blatty’s iconic best-selling novel will be unleashed onto the London stage for the very first time in a uniquely theatrical experience directed by Sean Mathias and adapted by John Pielmeier.

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CIRCUS DIARIES at #edfringe: Elixir by Head First Acrobats

In Cabaret, Circus, Comedy, Edinburgh Festival, Features, Festivals, Opinion, Regional theatre, Reviews by Katharine KavanaghLeave a Comment

Zombies, super-strength and test-tube potions are the order of the day in Elixir, from the Australian team of Head First Acrobats (HFA). Or, more correctly, the order of the night – the programming of this show into a 10pm slot is a great move to attract a new type of audience to the sort of universally entertaining circus-theatre show that (with the removal of a couple of choice expletives) could be equally accessible to a family crowd.