After two stints at London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre, a slew of four-star reviews and an Offies nomination for Best New Play, Proforca Theatre’s premiere of James Lewis’ latest play Lately now heads to Coventry’s Albany Theatre with a stellar new pairing.
God, teenagers. Don’t you just want to shake them sometimes? Scream at them that their lives are a marathon, not a sprint.
Originally devised as an educational piece in the height of the Zoom era of the pandemic, Alfie James’ My Boy Danny will have its live performance debut at the Lion & Unicorn next month.
Lately is the third new play premiered by and specially created for new writing company Proforca Theatre to be performed at London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre. Terri Paddock hosts a Q&A.
After opening to a slew of four-star reviews last week, Proforca Theatre has announced extra performances of its acclaimed production of Lately. We’ve rounded up review highlights. Time to get booking!
Proforça Theatre’s Lately doesn’t directly address the pandemic, but the emotions it portrays – loneliness, loss and a longing for escape – are feelings audiences will relate to perhaps even more powerfully given the extraordinary events of the past eighteen months.
After a site-specific lockdown run at the Calder Bookshop, Feathers transfers to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre this month. We caught up with Gutter Street’s writer/director Leo Flanagan about the play and the company’s unique approach to making theatre.
Callum and Alison are instantly drawn to each other when they meet at school. Or it could be university. We never know. We’re in Shithole-on-Sea and our sense of place is, fittingly, all at sea.
Which Cal & Alf will you get? Two different pairings take to the stage this week in James Lewis’ new two-hander Lately at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre. Check out our head-to-head photo galleries!
The premiere of two-hander Lately will be performed by alternating duos at London’s Lion and Unicorn Theatre next month. Casting has now been announced.
After fascinating discussions around Feel and At Last, Terri Paddock is back with Proforca Theatre company to discuss Lately, a third new play by James Lewis as well as exciting future plans for Proforca’s London home at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre.
At the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, the autumn/winter season launches with the Covid-postponed premiere of James Lewis’ Lately. We talked to artistic director David Brady about the play and life after lockdown in Kentish Town.
Proforca Theatre’s ongoing association with writer James Lewis’ continues next month with the Covid-postponed premiere of Lately, running at London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 7 to 18 September.
What if you were The Endling, the last of the human species? Strange Futures’ new show, exploring possible futures for the world and all that inhabit it, launches this month in London ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), hosted by the UK in Glasgow in November.
Theatre needs more bisexual stories and with further development, Somewhere To Belong at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre could go a long way in improving representation.
The music of Leonard Cohen, and a visit to Broadstairs Folk Festival, inspired journalist Emma Burnell to write – and then direct her debut play. No Cure for Love premieres at London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre during Camden Fringe.
Beginning on 30 September 2020, The Lion & Unicorn Theatre’s first Covid-secure performances since lockdown will be a mix of brand-new work and some old favourites, as well as productions from the venue’s team of in-house Associate Artists.
In an ongoing collaboration, Proforca Theatre premieres James Lewis’ new play Lately, which will have a strictly limited season at its resident home, London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre, from 28 April to 9 May 2020, with a press night on 30 April. Time to get booking!
The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, under the artistic directorship of David Brady, has today announced the theatre-makers who have been appointed as 2020 associate artists and will receive support to create and produce new work at the Kentish Town venue in its second year since reopening.
A beaver, a bickering cast, a diminishing budget and a psychopath… discover what hit Camden Fringe comedy Up the Bunty! is all about, then book your tickets for its return to the Lion and Unicorn Theatre.