Many in the audience at Clapham’s Omnibus Theatre knew and were influenced by Tony Benn and were happy to share memories and thoughts on what he would think about the play as well as today’s political situation.
Even if you weren’t a card-carrying Labour Party member, you’d be hard put not to come away from Tony’s Last Tape at the Omnibus Theatre with the light of idealism burning a little bit brighter in the heart and soul.
Award-winning actress, TV and film actress Alex Kingston will take on the lead of Dr Stockmann in An Enemy of the People from 13 to 28 September 2019 (press night is 17 September) as part of Nottingham Playhouse’s autumn season.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Friday 5 April 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to London’s Omnibus Theatre for the timely return of the one-man play about the late political titan and “most dangerous man in Britain” Tony Benn. Got any questions?
Winners of The Stage Awards 2019 have been announced at the Bridge Theatre, London. The Bush Theatre was named London Theatre of the Year, Regional Theatre of the Year was won by Nottingham Playhouse and The Barn Theatre, Cirencester won Fringe Theatre of the Year.
Top theatres across the UK, including nominees from London, Manchester, Nottingham, Wales and Scotland, have made the shortlist for The Stage Awards 2019.
The revival of Alan Bennett’s 1991 classic The Madness of King George III at Nottingham Playhouse couldn’t then be more relevant, a play that speaks to our interest in the people who govern us as well as concerns about fitness to rule, mental health and its treatment.
The Madness of George III offers a great part for an actor, one which Mark Gatiss relishes. His vocal and physical tics are memorable, while never reducing mental illness to a series of quirks.
In Bill Buckhurst’s production of Sweet Charity we benefit from the delicate balance between the seediness of the New York backstreets with the technicolor of Charity’s blithe daydreams.
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As Bill Buckhurst’s production of Sweet Charity takes the show squarely back to its 1960s origins with Rebecca Trehearn in the lead, the show delivers an exhilarating if somewhat brutal comment on humanity that proves disarmingly timeless.
This powderkeg of a play, from award-winning writer Mufaro Makubika, explodes halfway through leaving you in no doubt that this is anything but a feelgood domestic drama. It’s incendiary.
Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company has confirmed the full cast for its forthcoming production of Sweet Charity – its first musical production since 2006 (31 August to 22 September 2018, press night is 5 September).
This month award-winning actress Kacey Ainsworth is treading the boards at Nottingham Playhouse, taking the role of the tyrannical Warden in Nottingham Playhouse’s production of Louis Sachar’s Holes, playing until 22 April.
I love Austen’s work and am fascinated by the times in which she lived, so I managed to get to one or two things to mark the anniversary, but one show I really do wish I’d been able to include in that was Sara Pascoe’s adaptation of the classic Pride and Prejudice.
Have you booked yet for the critically acclaimed London premiere of Jane Upton’s award-winning play All the Little Lights, inspired by sexual exploitation scandals like the Rochdale sex ring? The Fifth Word production, transferred from Nottingham Playhouse, is running at London’s Arcola Theatre until 4 November 2017. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review quotes…
Being nice really does pay off! UK Theatre has announced the 12 regional and national winners of the UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre 2017 in association with Smooth Radio. This award, which is voted for by the public, is an opportunity for audiences to celebrate their local theatre. In 2016, the overall winner was The Mill at Sonning. This year, over 172 theatres …
Nottingham Playhouse is delighted to announce Adam Penford’s first season as Artistic Director, including multi-award winning drama The Madness of George III starring Mark Gatiss.
Have you got your tickets yet for the London premiere of Jane Upton’s award-winning play All the Little Lights, inspired by sexual exploitation scandals like the Rochdale sex ring? Watch the trailer – featuring young stars Esther-Grace Button, Sarah Hoare and Tessie Orange-Turner – and get booking!
Jane Upton’s award-winning play All the Little Lights, inspired by sexual exploitation scandals like the Rochdale sex ring, get its London premiere at the Arcola Theatre in a strictly limited season from 10 October to 4 November 2017. Check out our photo gallery here…
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