The Band Played On, the latest show from Chris Bush, is a tuneful celebration of stoicism, resilience and humour.
Typical, a film version of a powerfully poetic and painful 2019 monologue about institutional racism, is brilliant.
Travis Alabanza’s play Overflow at the Bush Theatre is both tender in its empathy for the different kinds of trans experience and passionately angry about prejudice.
Philip Ridley’s play The Poltergeist made an intimate transition to the screen and will be unmissable as soon as live performances can be scheduled.
A tour de force performance (mark Joseph Potter as one to watch) in a brilliant monologue on an empty stage, you will not want to miss Philip Ridley’s The Poltergeist.
This is a masterly revival of An Evening with an Immigrant, Inua Ellams’ 2016 autobiographical one-man show which is both poetic and engaging.
The Bridge Theatre’s most savvy decision is in teaming The Shrine with Bed Among the Lentils, placing together two of our finest actors who effortless and regularly transition between stage and screen – Monica Dolan and Lesley Manville.
Jimbo is 12 and on the cusp of young adulthood. Both his body and his mind are confused about its identity and the world around him is not much help.
This venue’s urgent response to the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter campaign is powerfully realised.
The problem with creating theatre in an era of lockdown is that the constraints of working online tend towards a uniformity of creativity
Gloriously surreal monologue about everyday anxieties in extraordinary circumstances: welcome back the glittering dark!
Meet Red Peter, the character at the heart of the award-nominated Camden Fringe Festival hit, which returns to London for a March run at the VAULT Festival. Time to book your tickets!
Grid Theatre’s acclaimed staging of Red Peter, an award-nominated hit at the 2019 Camden Fringe Festival, will head back to the capital later this spring for a short run at the VAULT Festival. Book your tickets now
Baby Reindeer at the Bush Theatre, stand-up comedian Richard Gadd’s provocative one-man show about a stalker and complicit victimhood, is darkly exciting.
“They are good people, despite everything that happened…” Have a sneak peek at what to expect from Red Peter, Grid Theatre’s adaptation of Kafka’s A Report to an Academy at Camden Fringe, then book your tickets.
Grid Theatre shines a spotlight on ideas of civilisation and humanity with Red Peter, the stage adaptation of Franz Kafka’s A Report To An Academy, which runs as part of Camden Fringe next month. Book your tickets now!
Atiha Sen Gupta’s Abi, a 60-minute monologue, performed with enormous zest and attractive energy by Safiyya Ingar, is a response to Mike Leigh’s play Abigail’s Party and looks at what happened to a couple of his peripheral characters.
This West End revival of smart monologue about drug dealing on the Dark Web is well written if a bit slight.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Hennessy is a strong writer, it would be difficult to ruin her work. In Lucy Jane Atkinson’s vision of A Hundred Words For Snow, it is a lot more scaled back than at the Arcola and I found this to be a positive.