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Edward II Q&A podcast: What do Christopher Marlowe & Jordan Tannahill have in common?

In Audio, Features, Interviews, London theatre, Native, Opinion, Photos, Plays, Quotes, Special Events, Ticket recommendations by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

The plays may have been written 420-odd years apart, but I was really struck by how many parallels there were between the discussion I hosted last week, to the European premiere of Jordan Tannahill’s Late Company at Trafalgar Studios, and the one I hosted last night, to Christopher Marlowe‘s 16th-century classic Edward II.

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LORD OF THE FLIES – Touring

In Children's theatre, Manchester, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Kristy StottLeave a Comment

The sound of crickets chirping and the steady beat of tribal drums give way to shrieking and chanting. Boys with shredded school uniforms, ties wrapped around their heads and faces smeared with blood dart about the stage. Tumbling through foliage, climbing up mountains – they hold roughly sharpened sticks as they hunt down their prey.

LORD OF THE FLIES – Touring

In Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Matt MerrittLeave a Comment

I was hugely impressed by the Regent’s Park Theatre production of To Kill A Mockingbird when it toured earlier this year, so I was eager to see how they’d approach another modern literary classic. William Golding’s story of children who turn feral when left to govern themselves is a very different beast from Harper Lee’s coming of age tale though…

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NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Presents LORD OF THE FLIES Casting and Full Tour Announced 

In London theatre, News, Plays, Press Releases, Touring by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

Casting and full tour dates are announced today for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, which will return following its 2011 sell-out premiere for a limited run from Thursday 3 to Saturday 12 September 2015 prior to a major UK tour.