“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!
How did an Adele song and a playwright’s own mental health experiences come together to inspire Fast Love, a new piece of writing about a 25-year-old struggling to cope? Jack Albert Cook explains all below. Read his interview then book your tickets!
As they open at Southwark Playhouse check out these production images from Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Bridge Company’s new drama What Was Left and watch the cast of new musical The Sandman talk about the scary new show. Book your tickets now!
How did a chance meeting on a plane lead to a new production about a female astronaut writing to her daughter from space? Director Karena Johnson tells us about the inspiration behind Chasing Rainbows and working with Oneness Sankara. Read her interview then book your tickets!
What reasons might there be for a perfectly sane and strong woman to take her children’s lives? That’s the question, that grew out of studying Medea, that sparked Fall Prettier, the glittery, tuneful new production from Wet Paint. Co-creator Therese Ramstedt explains it all below. Have a read, then book your tickets
Race riots, political cover-ups and audience reactions – creator and performer Urban Wolf tells us about what inspired his acclaimed play Custody and how it has grown while touring the UK. Read his interview then book your tickets.
How did a short story by ETA Hoffman get transplanted to South London to create a chilling new musical? Co-creators Harry Blake and Jennifer Fletcher tells us all about The Sandman, the production created by the Brit School’s Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Bridge Company. Book your tickets now!
“Watch the feather duster!” That’s the ambiguous advice from director Penelope Chater, whose production, Laura-Doe’s Vaudeville of the Vulva, arrives at the Bread and Roses Theatre next week. Watch her interview, then book your tickets!
Normally the cast is created to fit the play, but not with What Was Left; playwright Molly Taylor created that piece to fit the exciting company of young performers she is working with. She tells us more about this collaboration with an exciting young company in her interview. Have a read, then book your tickets!
How did a comment that stuck in the mind, an Olivier Award-winning playwright and TV show Shameless combine to help create new comedy Taking Liberties? Playwright Caroline Gray and director Stephanie Silver explain. Read their interview then book your tickets!
When times are tough, we could all do with a laugh. That’s what was at the forefront of journalist and playwright Jennifer Selway’s mind when she created her new farce Flat Out. Discover her comedy inspirations and why she keeps returning to Upstairs at the Gatehouse in this interview, then book your tickets!
Why did entertainer and somatic sexologist Laura-Doe Harris begin performing her international hit cabaret about female sexuality, what are the myths she’s still trying to dispel and how did a call from her Mum spark her imagination? Discover this and more in her interview about Laura-Doe’s Vaudeville of the Vulva, then book your tickets!
“I’ve always loved backstage drama” Find out what inspired playwright Ollie George Clark to create new comedy Cuttings and his own experience of the PR industry in this exclusive interview. Then book your tickets!
Writer/performer Michelle Payne tells us why it was so important for her to create a likeable character for whom mental health was only one part of her story, and how she drew on her own experiences to create Sad About The Cows. Read the interview then book your tickets!
“Empowering and entertaining”, “could not be more relevant”, “Incredibly slick” – Audiences at Deptford Lounge have been throwing themselves into Hidden Track Theatre’s interactive show Drawing the Line and feeding back in praise of the exciting show that puts you in charge of a nation.