There is little doubt that a tightened-up version of Tennis Elbow would be better, but the sheer pleasure in language displayed here already goes a very long way.
An excellent production of a modern classic with a towering central performance: Alan Bennett’s early 1990s play examines public versus private monarchical concerns at the end of the 18th century in the latest stream from National Theatre At Home.
With the horrific news this past week of the lesbian couple who were taunted and physically attacked by a group of male teenagers on a London nightbus, the themes discussed at Terri Paddock’s recent post-show Q&A – including the urgent need to for LGBT+ inclusivity education in schools – become more worryingly timely than ever…
Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy deliver dynamic performances in this sharply directed production of Philip Ridley’s play Vincent River.
Philip Ridley’s tawdry words in Vincent River, at times offering little more than a virtual peep show into graphic descriptions of verbally violent torture porn, tell us nothing new.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 4 June 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock hosts a special post-show discussion on homophobia and hate crime at Philip Ridley’s Vincent River. Got any questions?
Vincent River is a compelling drama not to be missed, and it is incredible to think that even though it was premiered almost 20 years ago, the message at its heart – hate crimes – is still so actual and relevant.
Philip Ridley and Robert Chevara’s production of Vincent River emerges as a masterful depiction of oppositional but mutual need unexpectedly producing a healing catharsis.
Vincent River written by Philip Ridley is a thought-provoking, highly-moving play which focuses on hate crime in the LGBTQ+ community whilst delicately and truthfully studying grief.
Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy about reprising their roles in Vincent River at the Trafalgar Studios.
Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy reprise their roles in Robert Chevara’s acclaimed production of Philip Ridley’s Vincent River, transferring to Trafalgar Studios from Park Theatre.
Philip Ridley’s Vincent River, directed by Robert Chevara, is in many ways a contemporary retelling of Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly Last Summer.
Philip Ridley’s fiercely powerful two-hander Vincent River may only run for 80 minutes but it packs an emotional punch that left its opening night audience reeling.
One of the most excruciating and thrilling of dramas, Vincent River is a triumphant example of in-yer-face theatre at its cruel best. And a great production like this sends you home with your nerve ends tingling.
Vincent River, written by Phillip Ridley is a new and refreshing play focusing on the plight of hate crime on the LGBTQ+ community and it’s an eye-opening, emotional piece of theatre.
Louise Jameson is to star with recent graduate Thomas Mahy making his London stage debut in Philip Ridley’s Vincent River at London’s Park Theatre.
The Offies 2018 finalists were announced live on Twitter and Facebook today by OffWestEnd panel judge and critic for The Stage, Mark Shenton.
It’s a real delight and breath of fresh air to see such a beautifully written and performed new play from seasoned actors. I very much hope Louise Jameson and Nigel Fairs write and perform together again in the future, as it’s absolute magic.
Matthew Parker has announced the spring season in his fully curated year of shows at The Hope Theatre, an award-winning performance space in North London. The year features a mix of new writing and established work with a 50/50 gender split of writers and containing a world premiere directed by artistic director Parker. 2018 gets […]
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Wertenbaker’s play is set on the Winter Hill of the near future, as opposed to the not-so-near past, where a chunk of the land has been sold to developers who are constructing a luxury skyscraper hotel there, set to completely alter the way that the hill dominates the landscape and the town of Bolton below it.
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