Finding humour in darkness and exploring the meeting of Eastern and Western influences – watch the young cast of HiddenViewz new production Trial of Love discussing the new play. Time to get booking!
Female liberation, the American Dream, US playwrights, hopelessness, self-betterment and more – Lone Star Diner playwright Cameron Corcoran covers a lot of ground as he tells us about his new play. Read his blog, then book your tickets!
‘It’s a very hyper-masculine world and the conversation isn’t being had by a lot of clubs.’ How would an openly gay footballer cope in the Premier League? Mark Starling explores the idea in his new play Target Man. Starling, and star Mateo Oxley, discussed the drama with London Live. Check out the interview then book your tickets!
Why was clowning the perfect medium for the tale of almost-30 American girl desperately trying to find love? Performer Carly Jurman explains all about innocence, performing solo, Steven King and her Camden Fringe show Unlovable in our interview. Have a read then book your tickets!
“We are falling down the most extraordinary rabbit hole,” writer James Kenworth and director James Martin Charlton tell us about bringing East End Wonderland adaptation, Alice in Canning Town. to a Newham playground. Read the interview then book your tickets.
As River In The Sky opens at The Hope Theatre for three weeks, Lindsey Cross and Howard Horner, who play Ellie and Jack, talk about their experiences during rehearsals and what it means to show this new play about dealing with grief to an audience. Book your tickets now!
‘The work we do in times of crisis as healers, storytellers and carers is lost because for years this work has never been associated with strength and power.’ Camden Fringe drama The Net explores four women on opposite sides of a divide but caught in the centre of a war. The play’s writer Zoë Guzy-Sprague and producers Caley Powell & Marta da Silva told us about its inspiration, the importance of an all-female team and more.
“The question shouldn’t be so much, ‘Why should Damien be non-binary?’ as ‘Why shouldn’t they be?’” JB Pichelski’s Camden Fringe show Scenic Reality is a coming-of-age tale of mental health and finding your place in the world whose central character just happens to be non-binary. Read what the playwright, and director Samantha Wright told us about the play, then book your tickets!
“I was struck by how arbitrary the borders and walls felt”. A trip to Israel sparked Zoë Guzy-Sprague’s imagination to create drama about women on opposite sides of a border, The Net. Watch what she has to say about the show, and what the producers say about the importance of an all-female creative team, then book your tickets.
As playwright Khairul Kamsani puts it, international production Discord of Discourse explores the “conundrum between communication and perception”. Check out what he told us about the Camden Fringe show, then book your tickets.
“There is nobody this is not relevant to.” It’s a bold claim, but when your new play concerns looking death in the face, it’s hard to argue with. Take a look at the cast and creators of The Colours talking about their new production, and explaining why they use headphones during the show, then book your tickets!
“Whether writing or directing it all comes from the same place – I tap the bruise – the feelings run.” Camden Fringe show Riot To Heaven is a deeply personal production for Dan Horrigan. The show’s writer/director tells us exactly why in the interview below. Have a read, then book your tickets!
“We all of us write our own history to some extent.” So says writer/director/actor Clive Moffatt. In his case, he’s has done this very literally; Nostalgia, the revue he brings to the White Bear Theatre next week, is based on his own life story. Discover more in the interview below, then book your tickets.
“This is my first step into the realm of truly professional theatre-making, and, I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect it to be this tough!” Exciting young theatremaker Patrick Bayele doesn’t pull any punches as he tells us about creating new production How To Save The World. Read his fascinating interview, then book you tickets.
“This play is going to change your life.” It’s a bold statement, but you can’t help but believe Patrick Bayele, director of How To Save The World, when you look into his eyes. He believes. Watch the behind the scenes interview with Bayele and his cast, then book your tickets.
Following critical acclaimed for their previous play The Listening Room, theatre company Crowded Room stages the world premiere of new verbatim play preparing for the end of life, The Colours, at Soho Theatre. Book your tickets now.
Italian writer and director Alessandro Onorato isn’t shy of letting audiences know what they’re in for. In the case of The Last King of Porn, it’s: “A lot of sex, some drama and a decent quantity of violence.” Read what he told us about this new Camden Fringe show, then book your tickets!
“To be completely honest – it was a total gamble!” Studio 3 Arts Artistic Director Liza Vallance is completely honest about launching East London fringe festival Clout! last year. But it was a gamble that paid off, as Clout returns this July for another season of extraordinary theatre. Read what she told us, then get booking!
“The encounter between the powerful and the powerless, and being faced with having to do all sorts of things in order to survive – this is universal.” Playwright James Martin Charlton tells us about his new historical play telling a recognisably modern story, Reformation. Read the interview then book your tickets!
The classic advice for writers is to ‘write what you know’. That’s exactly what journalist and playwright Tony Leliw has done in creating his new comedy Sushi Girls. Find out how playing host to students and visiting Japan led to the new play that runs as part of the Japan-UK Season of Culture, the book your tickets!