Richard O’Brien returns like a welcome glass of fine wine to take centre stage in the six-part audio piece, The Barren Author, written by Paul Birch from a treatment by director/producer Barnaby Eaton-Jones.
A Broadway musical turned streamed extravaganza, First Date is a co-production from Lambert Jackson and Crazy Coqs and features an awkward encounter between Jewish Aaron (Simon Lipkin) and agnostic Casey (Samantha Barks).
Filmed simply and elegantly in the Little auditorium at Southwark Playhouse, Before After places all our attention on the problems of these two people as they begin again.
A 20 minute audio experience for two people, Double is a psychological puzzle set in any normal kitchen, against any normal kitchen table.
Making a dramatic property based on a book into a musical can sometimes be hit and miss, whatever the quality of the source material or the best intention of the adaptor.