“Superb”, “modern and thrilling” and “pulls out every available stop” – take a look at what audiences and critics have said about Rona Munro’s new adaptation of Frankenstein, then head to the Belgrade Theatre to catch it this week before it heads back off on tour. Book now!
FIRST LOOK: Celebrate the start of Halloween season with stunning production images from Frankenstein
Gothic, leafless trees, towering buildings, fork lightning; the design of Rona Munro’s Frankenstein is an Halloween treat full of theatrical tricks. Take a look at these fantastic production photographs, then book your tickets!
LISTEN: Actor Eilidh Loan on putting Mary Shelley back into Frankenstein
As actor Eilidh Loan prepares to brings Frankenstein to Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre, she talks about her first connection with the story, discovering more about Mary Shelley and overcoming a fear of reading created by dyslexia. Have a listen, then book your tickets!
BEHIND THE SCENES: Take a look at the making of a monster in rehearsals for Frankenstein
There are no bolts in sight; the monster in the new touring version of Frankenstein is made with pen and paper. Get a glimpse of its creation, and the action coming together, in these rehearsal images, then book your tickets.
NEWS: Mary Shelley takes centre stage in new adaptation of Frankenstein at Belgrade Theatre
Mary Shelley, who thought up Frankenstein when she was just 18 years old, will appear on stage alongside her famous creation in a new adaptation of her novel coming to the Belgrade Theatre this autumn as part of a UK tour. Time to book your tickets for what’s sure to be a monster hit.
‘Privilege to see such amazing theatre’ Twitter reacts to Wise Children’s debut at Belgrade Theatre
“Wow, what an evening!” – Audiences in the Coventry have taken to social media to share their excitement about seeing the final performances of Wise Children. Take a look at what they had to say, then book your tickets before the show closes at the Belgrade Theatre this weekend!
FEATURED SHOW: Check out the ★★★★★ reviews for Emma Rice’s acclaimed Wise Children
“Fantastic”, “Spectacular”, “Glorious” – critics have run out of superlatives with which to describe Emma Rice’s touring production of Wise Children. We’ve collected together some of the best from its premiere at The Old Vic and on tour. Take a look then book tickets for its final performances at Belgrade Theatre!
WATCH: Enter the world of Wise Children with this enchanting trailer
“Pure unadulterated theatre”, so says Broadway World’s review of Emma Rice’s Wise Children. This trailer gives a hint of exactly what they mean. Have a watch, then book tickets for the final stop of the production’s UK tour, Belgrade Theatre.
PHOTOS: Discover the wonderful world of Wise Children with these production images
Productions created by Emma Rice have a reputation for glorious theatricality. It’s a reputation that, judging from these production images, Wise Children more than lives up to. Take a look, then book your tickets!
NEWS: Wise Children ends national tour at Belgrade Theatre with Emma Rice taking to the stage
The national tour of Wise Children, the inaugural show by Emma Rice’s company, also named Wise Children, will end its UK tour at the Belgrade Theatre. The stage adaptation of Angela Carter’s novel comes to Coventry from 2 to 6 April 2019, so book your tickets now!
INTERVIEW: Spotlight On…Dark Vanilla Jungle Director Samson Hawkins
Dark Vanilla Jungle is running at Theatre N16 from 25 March to 31 March 2017. Break A Leg chatted to Director, Samson Hawkins about the production.
THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON – Touring
Les Petits Theatre Company are currently touring with a stage version of The First Hippo On The Moon which is a number one best selling children’s book by David Walliams. The story takes young readers on a wonderful journey as two hippos race to be the first hippo on the moon.
GASLIGHT – Touring
Kara Tointon plays Bella Manningham; it is evident from the opening scene that she is a troubled, anxious soul who dotes on her husband, Jack (Rupert Young).
INTERVIEW: Spotlight On…Gaslight Star Kara Tointon
Gaslight is a play written by Patrick Hamilton written in 1938 and I play Bella Manningham who has been married for seven years.
INTERVIEW: Spotlight On…Wisdom of a Fool’s Jack Lane
I play Norman Wisdom in a one man play called Wisdom of a Fool, It looks at his early life and career taking you from childhood up until the making of his first feature film, Trouble in Store.
INTERVIEW: Spotlight On…Bunny Actor, Catherine Lamb
Bunny is the story of Katie, a young girl struggling to find where she ‘fits’ into the world. In her own words she is the ‘unfit fitter’.
INTERVIEW: Spotlight On…actor/playwright Matthew Seager
Matthew (who wrote the play and stars in the role of Arthur) gave an exclusive interview to Break A Leg, here’s what he has to say about this new piece of writing that is set to take The Hope Theatre by storm.
INTERVIEW: Spotlight On…Actor-turned-director Nigel Harman
Nigel Harman has become a familiar name and face following his popular appearance in EastEnders as Dennis, the Son of Dirty Den. Since then he has gone on to appear on stage and screen as well as turn his hand to directing and producing.
INTERVIEW: Spotlight On…La Ronde’s Amanda Wilkin
After reading the play, I was struck by how the play accurately brings loneliness to the surface and the transaction of contact – are we ever really equals when we have sex?
INTERVIEW: Spotlight On…playwright Naomi Westerman
Naomi Westerman is a playwright and actress; she has written a piece called Puppy in VAULT Festival this year on Thursday 23 February and Thursday 2 March.