Alternating historical poorly-researched lessons, German psychedelic music routines and and ill-fitted frocks, there is not a dull moment in The Six Wives of Henry VIII.
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 19 January 2020), including Aleks Sierz’s view that the new production of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre is marching on to victory.
The shifts in storytelling dynamics in JEW…ish at the King’s Head Theatreare fluidly brought to life, so they never jar, but continue to entertain.
Here’s a guide to some of the shows that you might want to book tickets for in the week beginning 13 January 2020.
Playwright Ron Elisha chatted to Emma Clarendon about the world premiere stage production of Falling in Love Again at the King’s Head Theatre.
Unleash the Llama’s acclaimed, sell-out romantic comedy JEW…ish returns to London this month for six performances only at the King’s Head Theatre, running from Tuesday 14 January to Sunday 19 January 2020.
A Prayer for Wings is a beautifully observed slice of life (despite odd moments that remind you it was written 35 years ago).
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 20 October 2019), ranging from Olivia Mitchell’s thigh-slapping joy on seeing Noises Off to Libby Purves’ plea that we listen to the story being told in [Blank] at the Donmar Warehouse.
Set in the world of competitive enduance tickling, Tickle the Musical proves a rather good-natured, sweet thing at the King’s Head Theatre.
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 6 October 2019), ranging from Libby Purves’ childhood reminiscences associated with Master Harold and the Boys at the National to Abba-fest Mamma Mia! The Party and reviews of new plays The Open, Two Ladies, The Watsons and more. Enjoy.
This rom-com opera, The Elixir of Love is great fun and incredibly engaging – a ray of sunshine on a cold autumn evening.
We were all madly checking our phones for news in the bars afterwards, but while Westminster dramas were going on, at Wilton’s Music Hall this week, we were getting to glorious grip with the (affectionate) comedy potential of the monarchy with The Crown Dual.
With a little bit of work, James Corley’s new play World’s End could be excellent, but in its current manifestation, something has missed the mark.
Part gay, coming-of-age love story and part historical snapshot, James Corley’s debut play World’s End is a detailed character study but one that isn’t quite sure what it wants to say.
‘It’s a very hyper-masculine world and the conversation isn’t being had by a lot of clubs.’ How would an openly gay footballer cope in the Premier League? Mark Starling explores the idea in his new play Target Man. Starling, and star Mateo Oxley, discussed the drama with London Live. Check out the interview then book your tickets!
Theatre company Sliding Tackle’s debut production, new drama Target Man, which is set in the world of Premier League football, comes to the King’s Head Theatre later this month. Time to book your tickets!
There are moments that are incredibly funny in Mating In Captivity, but this isn’t a play that really digs into the knotty issues the initial set-up exposes.
As the conclusion to a strong season of unusual Williams revivals, Southern Belles proves valuable and illuminating, concluding with an important moment of solidarity that leaves the audience with a sense of hope and the value of community to take home.
What happens after the #ToryLeadershipContest? Tom Salinksy and Robert Khan’s Brexit [the play] has some hysterical – and worryingly plausible – predictions. What have celebrity guests and audiences been saying? Time to get booking!
Amidst editor Lisa Martland’s seven Top Picks from the last week of theatre are Libby Purves’ description of her blissful time at Nicholas Hytner’s immersive production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge Theatre and Aleks Sierz’s thoughts on the Kiln Theatre’s new opening, Samuel Adamson’s take on A Doll’s House in Wife.