Elizabeth Fry: The Angel of Prisons, the latest in a series of site-specific plays inspired by the history of Newham in east London, is running this week in the Elizabeth Fry Room at Canning Town Library. We spoke to playwright James Kenworth about the Victorian reformer who inspired the play. Book now before it’s too late!
The world premiere of Elizabeth Fry: The Angel of Prisons, the latest in a series of site-specific plays inspired by the history of Newham in east London, will be staged in the Elizabeth Fry Room at Canning Town Library for one week only from 22 to 27 August 2022.
What would Wonderland look like is it was created in an East End playground? A lot like these images from Alice in Canning Town, the new adaptation of Carroll’s famous story staged in Newham’s Arc in the Park. Take a look then book your tickets!
As Alice in Canning Town brings its East End reinvention of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to Newham playground, Arc in the Park, get a flavour for the show with this new trailer. And book your tickets!
It may be seemingly free of enchanted food, grinning felines and time-concerned rabbits, but you can already see larger than life characters emerging in these rehearsal pictures of Alice in Canning Town. Take a look, 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.
Alice will find herself in the East End of London when she pops out of her rabbit hole this summer, as Lewis Carroll’s famous story receives a modern makeover for Alice in Canning Town. Time to book those tickets – you don’t want to be late!