Mark Shenton rounds up news, reviews & tweets of the week from London, New York & beyond including a life-size first birthday cake of John McCrea at Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and the opening of King Kong on Broadway.
Post-Edinburgh Mark Shenton offers his round-up of the week ahead in London & New York
Mark Shenton rounds up the latest news, reviews, podcasts and more from London and Broadway, including Prince Harry at Hamilton and Lin-Manuel Miranda at Southwark Playhouse.
KING KONG – The Vaults
Where King Kong really impresses is in its creative staging, with resourceful use of stage space by director Owen Lewis and designer Simon Scullion.
WATCH: King Kong A Comedy cast in nose flute competition
Before I attended King Kong, Daniel Clarkson‘s bonkers stage parody of the 1933 film classic, last week at The Vaults, I never knew there was such a thing as a nose flute. Now I will never forget! A diva nose flautist is one of the hundreds (?) of characters portrayed by King Kong‘s multi-roling cast of […]
KING KONG – Vaults
Ridiculous, slightly bizarre, but also just a little bit brilliant – this is Owen Lewis and Daniel Clarkson’s delightfully comic spin on Hollywood’s classic tale of adventure, love, wonder and, of course, bananas.
WATCH: How many bananas to order for King Kong comedy?
The brand-new parody of King Kong, written by Potted Potter’s Daniel Clarkson, has officially premiered this week at The Vaults. As reviews from the Mates start rolling in, and Mates co-founder Terri Paddock prepares to host an exclusive post-show Q&A with Clarkson and the cast next week, here are a collection of social media interviews we filmed in the King Kong rehearsal room we think you’ll enjoy.
KING KONG – The Vaults
From Daniel Clarkson (co-creator of Potted Potter) and director Owen Lewis comes this lively and very silly reimagining of the classic Kong story. I will be the first to admit that I have never seen the appeal of King Kong as a film, a giant monkey that causes chaos and destruction just doesn’t seem like… Read More
New post-show Q&A: Join Terri to talk bananas at KING KONG comedy
Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the author, director and cast of this world premiere comedy stage adaptation of KING KONG at London’s Vaults Theatre on Wednesday 12 July 2017. Got any questions?
VIDEO: Introducing the cast of new slapstick comedy King Kong
My Theatre Mates dropped into the KING KONG rehearsal room this week to meet the newly announced cast, along with writer Daniel Clarkson and director Owen Lewis as part of a series of short videos we’ll be releasing in the coming days and weeks.
NEWS: Potted Potter’s Daniel Clarkson premieres King Kong comedy
A new comic staging of King Kong, written by Olivier-nominated Potted Potter co-creator and star Daniel Clarkson, will premiere this summer at The Vaults.