Proforca’s Lately was definitely worth the wait, I was crying by the end. I can only hope this production has a life beyond this short London run, as it is a show that would resonate with audiences nationwide.
‘I’m looking forward to welcoming people back’: David Brady describes how it feels to be reopening the Lion & Unicorn Theatre
Welcome back to Fringe Focus, our series putting a spotlight on smaller theatres. Today’s guest is the artistic director of the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, David Brady. As well as running the theatre, he is also artistic director of the managing company, Proforca.
‘It’s playful nature, its humour and its darkness drew us to it’: Steve Fitzgerald on staging Penetrator
Uncanny Collective’s Steve Fitzgerald tells us about how, 25 years after it was first staged, Anthony Neilson’s shocking comic drama Penetrator has lost none of its impact. Book your tickets now!
NEWS: Uncanny Collective revive Anthony Neilson’s seminal Penetrator at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre
Following the success of their spooky October tale Haunted, Uncanny Collective return to the London stage later this month, staging a revival of Anthony Neilson’s shocking comic drama Penetrator at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre. Book your tickets now!
‘Leaves you with plenty to consider’: Audiences share their love for Loop on Twitter
“Brilliant”, “Moving and engaging”, “Ingenius” – audiences of Tiny Room’s drama Loop have taken to Twitter to sing the praises of Peter Mulligan’s drama about a barman considering his life. We’ve rounded up some of the best tweets
WATCH: Check out the cinematic new trailer for male mental health drama Loop
Pub theatre, The Lion and Unicorn, kicks of 2019 with, appropriately enough, drama about a barman, Loop. But for this pub worker, life has become a constant, repetitive source of depression. Take a look at the trailer created by theatre company Tiny Room
‘I found connections with what I was writing & my own mental health’: Playwright Peter Mulligan shares his personal connection with suicide drama, Loop
Peter Mulligan wrote Loop in reaction to his own experiences of working in a bar, coping with depression and considering taking his own life. Here he tell us more about this time in his creative life and how the piece has grown since its Camden Fringe premiere.
PHOTOS: Peek inside the pub as new drama Loop releases production images
Many of us will recognise the inside of a pub, especially during the festive season… but how does the boozer at the centre of Peter Mulligan’s Loop look and what’s going on in his bar-set drama? Find out with a look at our new production shots gallery.
NEWS: Tiny Room brings new version of depression drama Loop to London at the Lion And Unicorn Theatre
Following sell-out runs in the Camden Fringe and at the Brewdog in Leicester, Tiny Room returns to London in January with an extended version of Loop. This updating of Peter Mulligan’s play, which runs t the Lion And Unicorn Theatre from 7-20 January 2019, delves into the relationships of the characters that frequent a pub.
‘The play has become much more personal & intimate’: Molly Wheaton tells us about reviving The Cut
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.
NEWS: LAMDA graduates give Mark Ravenhill’s dark satire The Cut its first London revival
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.