Jermyn Street Theatre has announced that it will remain closed until some point in 2021. Tom Littler lays bare the lack of support from Westminster.
In Praise of Love is a complex play which relies on a claustrophobic gathering of people in one place and the tensions which come from hiding their feelings.
Over the past two weeks they have brought…
Just after reaching its initial £10,000 target in a public fundraising campaign set up in response to the financial threat posed by the coronavirus crisis, Jermyn Street Theatre has been severely flooded.
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© Robert Workman, James Hayes in Krapp’s Last Tape, recalling a moment of bliss on a tape thirty years ago…another haunting…
Krapp’s Last Tape…
The Ice Cream Boys is an informative glimpse into South African politics and racial issues but it’s not clear what message the audience is meant to take away.
Somerset Maughan’s 1930s play For Services Rendered surfaced last at Chichester, in the heart of the WW1 anniversary years, and reminded me how much theatre taught me about that war and, not least, its aftermath.
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This production of Pictures of Dorian Gray at Jermyn Street Theatre is intriguing, and offers chances to see the parts played differently, but there are inevitable losses.
It was a bold idea on Tom Littler’s part to think of adapting Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray into a multi gender-swapping stage production.
The artistic love affair between August Strindberg’s ghost, playwright Howard Brenton and director Tom Littler continues to bear strange fruit in Creditors at the Jermyn Street Theatre.
My recent theatre trips have included The Rubenstein Kiss and Mary’s Babies. Here’s a round-up of my on-the-night reactions to each – plus a must-watch video review from my 82-year-old neighbour.
‘Sublime… mesmerising… captivating.’ What else have critics been saying about Maud Dromgoole’s new play Mary’s Babies, inspired by the shocking true story of fertility pioneer Mary Barton? We’ve rounded up review highlights below for the premiere production at Jermyn Street Theatre. Time to get booking!
For the most part, though, Mary’s Babies is enjoyable and witty, and surprisingly easy to follow despite its complicated structure. A thought-provoking play, and an impressive feat of endurance and versatility from two talented performers.
Maud Dromgoole’s new play Mary’s Babies, just opened at Jermyn Street Theatre, looks at ethical and personal choices relating to genetics, family and donor conception. During the run, two post-show discussions involving two key organisations in the field will be held to explore some of the issues raised. Time to get booking!
Tonight’s the night! Katy Stephens and Emma Fielding star in the world premiere of Maud Dromgoole’s new two-hander Mary’s Babies, inspired by the true story of fertility pioneer Mary Barton. Check out our gallery of first-look production photos – and then get booking!
Tatty Hennessy and Maud Dromgoole’s last collaboration, Acorn, was a hit in 2016. Now, as her own play A Hundred Words for Snow continues to critical acclaim at Trafalgar Studios, Hennessy again dons her director’s hat for Hennessy’s provocative new drama Mary’s Babies officially premiering tomorrow at Jermyn Street Theatre. Watch our videos with Tatty and her stars below – and then get booking!
As previews begin tonight (20 March 2019) for the world premiere of Maud Dromgoole’s Mary’s Babies, at London’s Jermyn Street Theatre, sneak a peek inside the rehearsal room with stars Katy Stephens and Emma Fielding, who play 41 parts between them. Respect! Time to get booking!
Emma Fielding and Katy Stephens star in the world premiere of Maud Dromgoole’s Mary’s Babies, playing dozens of character who may all – unknowingly – be related. The premiere production, directed by A Hundred Words for Snow author Tatty Hennessy, runs at Jermyn Street Theatre from 20 March to 13 April, with a press night on 22 March. Time to get booking!
Billy Bishop Goes To War will transfer to the Southwark Playhouse from 13 March-6 April 2019 (press night is 15 March) following its successful run at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Written and Composed by John MacLachlan Gray in collaboration with Eric Peterson, the production will see Charles Aitken (Younger Billy) and Oliver Beamish (Older Billy) reprising their roles.
Anything on the internet stays there forever – or so they say. For the ‘Original Death Rabbit’, being at the wrong place at the wrong time has meant that she’s trapped in the past, like an insect in amber… Written by Rose Heiney and directed by Hannah Joss, Original Death Rabbit is a one-woman about a former internet sensation.