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!
Paintbrushes, canvas, frames; you’d expect that from a drama set in the world of Renaissance art. But leather jackets and hoodies? Check out these production shots from new drama Reformation, then book your tickets for the last performances!
“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!
James Martin Charlton is an award-winning playwright whose previous work includes the critically acclaimed Fat Souls, I Really Must Be Getting Off and Coward. This week sees the premiere of his new play, Reformation.
Take a look at the creative process of a play about artist Lucas Cranach and events that interrupt the painter’s own process with rehearsal images from James Martin Charlton’s new play Reformation. Book your tickets now!
“One look in her eyes tells us how she has been wronged” – The trailer for James Martin Charlton’s new play Reformation gives a flesh-creeping taste of how model Eva is manipulated and misused. Take a look then book your tickets.
Reformation runs at The White Bear Theatre, 138 Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4DJ from 25 June to 14 July 2019 with performances Mondays to Saturday at 7.30pm, matinees Sundays at 4pm. Tickets are priced £15. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE!