When to touch was to heal. At a time when shaking hands feels like a distant memory, Bren Gosling’s play, inspired by a symbolic act of taboo-breaking compassion, has defied its own challenges to transform from acclaimed stage production to film. Watch the trailer and find out more.
In Continuity, Gerry Moynihan explores the men’s fanaticism and the effects of their frustrated masculinity on their political beliefs.
“We have grabbed this opportunity with both hands to make something original – not a film of a staged version of the play BUT a new hybrid production.” When COVID-19 ended hopes of a London season for new HIV drama Moment of Grace, writer Bren Gosling set about recreating it for the screen. Find out more in his fascinating interview…
Moment of Grace, a new drama exploring the monumental action taken by Princess Diana when she visited a London AIDS ward, has been transformed from an award-winning stage show into a film in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Producers are hoping to bring it to screens soon.
Lockdown occasionally spawns some real delights. Like the surprise appearance of a strange creature from the profoundest depths. One of these must be Andrew Scott’s superb performance in Simon Stephens’s Sea Wall.
Gloriously surreal monologue about everyday anxieties in extraordinary circumstances: welcome back the glittering dark!
Between Ben Yeoh and David Finnegan, there’s an impressive array of interests, knowledge and skills. Theatre, economics and climate change are among them.
Kieran Hurley explores free speech and the nature of online debate in Bubble.
Rachel Bright, best known as her role as Poppy Meadow in TV’s EastEnders, returns to the stage as part of the stellar ensemble cast for next month’s world premiere of The Beast of Blue Yonder, Philip Ridley’s new time-hopping black comedy.
How did a meeting at the school gates lead to the premiere of a new play at London’s Playground Theatre. Director Yasmeen Arden tells us why she’s so excited to the direct MUM, Juliet Cowan’s first full-length play, inspired by her own mother’s experiences with dementia. Time to get booking!
Pipeline Theatre’s “love letter to the NHS” – and, boy, does it deserve our love now more than ever – has won over London critics just as it did in Edinburgh around the country. We’ve rounded up review highlights – and audience reactions.
Ahead of the forthcoming European premiere of Michael Melski’s Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad at the Finborough Theatre, stars Kristin Atherton and Sean Rigby got in character with a visit to the ice rink.
At a time when headlines reduce the debate around racism to good or bad, black or white, Drip Drip Drip is a masterly exercise in exploring the grey… It’s theatre at its best.
Following its post-Brexit Day tour, Theatre Pipeline’s Drip Drip Drip has transferred to London’s Pleasance, where it runs until 21 March 2020. We caught up with cast member Lydia Bakelmum about joining the debate on the NHS, immigration and xenophobia. Time to get booking!
Stellar ensemble casting has been announced for Philip Ridley’s new time-hopping black comedy The Beast of Blue Yonder, which receives its world premiere at London’s Southwark Playhouse next month. Time to get booking!
What would happen if John Milton’s Paradise Lost got a dark, horror-infused make over? The answer comes to The Hope Theatre, in Thomas Arensen’s The Fall, later this month. Book your tickets now!
Preparations are underway for the premiere of MUM, Juliet Cowan’s new play inspired by her own mother’s experiences with dementia. What has the cast been getting up to in rehearsal? Take a look at our photo gallery – and then get booking!
Earth: A Children’s Story for Adults, a climatological allegory written by acclaimed Indian playwright Kashyap Raja, will premiere in London on the 50th-anniversary Earth Day on 22 April 2020. It runs for four performances only at The Vaults until 25 April. Time to get booking!
After a sold-out performance of Sinners, I was joined by writer Joshua Sobol, director Brian Cox and stars Nicole Ansari and Adam Sina about the development of this shocking play about a woman, about to be stoned to death, and her lover.
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?