At Last, what happens when an Island puts up the barriers and withdraws from the rest of the world? Playwrights James Lewis and Alexander Knott’s new play allows a terrifying glimpse into the way an event such as that could become a reality.
Can a former paratrooper shake off the horrific consequences of war and become a loving dad? That’s the question posed by new comic drama Delivery, which comes to the Lion and Unicorn Theatre next month. Book your tickets now!
What would happen if the world ended and the only two people left to rebuild it were a pair of clowns? Scram Collective’s new Camden Fringe show Fools of the Apocalypse offers the answer. Time to book your tickets!
Insightful, relatable and beautifully performed, let’s hope, unlike the eponymous hedgehog, Hedgehog has a long life ahead.
How did an Adele song and a playwright’s own mental health experiences come together to inspire Fast Love, a new piece of writing about a 25-year-old struggling to cope? Jack Albert Cook explains all below. Read his interview then book your tickets!
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.
“Hedgehog is exquisitely written, viscerally performed, and splendidly staged.” Critics and audience have fallen for BoxLess Theatre’s coming-of-age tale and its central character Manda. Find out why in the reviews below, then book your tickets for the final week of performances!
Coming of age plays very often travel through similar storylines and themes. Hedgehog takes a raw approach to this epiphany.
Drinking, dancing, matching outfits and small puppet people, these production photos give a hint at what to expect from BoxLess Theatre’s Hedgehog, which is already turning heads at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre. Take a look, then book your tickets.
Associate Artist, Jack Albert Cook, makes his Lion and Unicorn Theatre debut in July, when his tale of mental health within the gay community, Fast Love, runs at the Kentish Town venue. Book your tickets now
A cuddly lobster, shadow puppets, stars, glitter – they’re all here in the production images of Sycorax Collective’s hit one-woman show Blue. Take a look, then book your tickets!
The new trailer for BoxLess Theatre’s Hedgehog takes you onto the dance floor and inside the mind of lead character Manda, who’s not, despite her best efforts, having a good time. Check out the trailer, then book your tickets!
Blue, Sycorax Collective’s hit one-woman show, returns to the stage this summer following a five-star debut at last year’s Camden Fringe. Book your tickets now.
What sparks the creativity in a writer’s mind? In the case of Hedgehog writer Alexander Knott it was a blog post written by BoxLess Theatre’s Artistic Director Zoe Grain about “struggling just to get through the day”. Knott tells us about how it inspired him, how a piece for a solo female voice ended up with a cast of three and what triggered his writing career.
Physical theatre company BoxLess Theatre will debut their new drama Hedgehog at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre next month. It will be their first show as Associate Artists of the newly relaunched venue. Book your tickets now!
Mark Ravenhill’s The Cut shocked audiences when it premiered in 2006. Twelve years later, it’s being revived at the Lion And Unicorn Theatre. But this new version has made its own changes – recasting two male roles as female and making the audience choose who will be cut. Performer Molly Wheaton tells us more.
Dead Woman Walking Productions, a new theatre company formed by a group of LAMDA graduates, are bringing Mark Ravenhill’s The Cut back to the London stage for the first time since it premiered at the Donmar Warehouse in 2006. The new production runs for three days only at the Lion And Unicorn Theatre.
Sholom Aleichem In The Old Country is at once charming, funny, sad and yet it is ultimately tragic. Not because of any serious disaster that befalls the characters, but rather because it offers up a taste of an innocent time, a small window into the soul of the Jewish people of The Pale, who don’t know it, but who are about to lose everything.
As we count down to the UK premiere of Saul Reichlin’s Sholom Aleichem in the Old Country, we love that Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon also caught up with Saul about his latest one-man show inspired by the legendary Jewish storyteller. Read Emma’s interview – and then get booking!
Leaf is hard to categorise – part comedy play, part sketch show, part mess. Its publicity tag-line likens it to “the bastard child of Monty Python and the Mighty Boosh”, which proved surprisingly accurate.
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