Therapy is inherently dramatic. After all, it’s all about character – and it has the aim of producing a recognisable change. But who is most affected by the process: client or therapist? Georgina Burns, a graduate of Hampstead Theatre’s Inspire course for emerging playwrights, examines the issues in her debut play, Ravenscourt.
Here I am, a freelancer with no active paid projects at the moment, and a very uncertain pipeline, and I’m feeling happy and grateful with life.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock heads to London’s Omnibus Theatre tomorrow (6 March 2020) for the premiere of Can I Help You?, the final play by pioneering British theatremaker Philip Osment. Got any questions?
Playwright Beverly Andrews tells us about how she discovered the plight of Native American servicemen, her own Native American ancestry and why she’s excited about staging her play, Annawon’s Song, at VAULT Festival. Read her interview then book your tickets!
Discover more about Stephanie Greenwood’s one-woman show about grief and storytelling It’s Beautiful, Over There with its new trailer. Take a look then book your tickets!
Scenes with Girls at the Royal Court is like an exciting blast of fresh air blowing through the often stale world of contemporary new writing.
Playwright Beverley Andrews shines a light on less obvious casualties of war in new play Annawon’s Song, which runs as part of VAULT Festival next month. Book your tickets now!
Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019, Stephanie Greenwood’s autobiographical one-woman show It’s Beautiful, Over There will receive a London run at the Tristan Bates Theatre in February. Book your tickets now!
“Stunningly intelligent,” “captivating and compelling”, “stunningly original” – Check out the reviews from an ealier run of solo drama Impact, which comes to London’s Hen & Chickens theatre this week, then book your tickets now.
How does tragedy affect a man? Get a flavour for new drama Impact with this latest trailer for the show coming to the Hen & Chickens theatre later this month. Book your tickets now.
Impact, which comes to London’s Hen & Chickens theatre later this month, delves into the world of male mental health by exploring what happens when you witness an incident big enough to make the national headlines. Book your tickets now.
An isolated woman, a pest controller and a talking cat… but which is which? We think we’ve got one character sussed! Take a look at these candid images from the rehearsal room of new darkly comic tale Mites for a hint of what to expect from James Mannion’s latest play, then book your tickets!
Bleakly comic, psychological thriller Mites, which tells the story of a vulnerable woman, a pest controller and a talkative feline, will receive its world premiere at London’s Tristan Bates Theatre this autumn. Time to book your tickets!
How did an Adele song and a playwright’s own mental health experiences come together to inspire Fast Love, a new piece of writing about a 25-year-old struggling to cope? Jack Albert Cook explains all below. Read his interview then book your tickets!
Associate Artist, Jack Albert Cook, makes his Lion and Unicorn Theatre debut in July, when his tale of mental health within the gay community, Fast Love, runs at the Kentish Town venue. Book your tickets now
In new two-hander 20:40, Alastair Hill and author David Kerby-Kendall are onstage together as the same man at two different points in his life. Sneak a peek into their preparations ahead of the play’s premiere at the Omnibus Theatre next month. Time to get booking!
This week playwright, director and performer Michelle Payne brings her one-woman show Sad About The Cows to Tristan Bates Theatre.
After years of writing success, including adaptations of David Walliams’ children’s novels, David Kerby-Kendall returns to acting to star in his new two-hander 20:40, coming to London’s Omnibus Theatre for 12 performances only next month. He told us more about his inspiration for the piece. Time to get booking!
20:40, David Kerby-Kendall’s new play looking at one man’s mental health over twenty years, gets its world premiere at London’s Omnibus Theatre, running for 12 performances only from 4 to 16 June 2019, with a press performance on 6 June. Time to get booking!
This time around Chickenshed’s inclusive theatre company is exploring mental health in new show, 100% Chance of Rain.