How far would you go to right a wrong? Terri Paddock discussed with the cast and creatives of Robert Boulton’s debut play Snowflakes after a performance at the Old Red Lion Theatre.
Following an acclaimed start to its London autumn tour, enter the world of Empty in Angel an enjoy these production images to discover more about the story taking audiences inside the life of a bicycle courier fighting for rights.
We are back on for brand-new biting black comedy Snowflakes, for which I was originally due to chair a post-show Q&A in April 2020. The inaugural play from Dissident Theatre Company now premieres this autumn at the Old Red Lion Theatre.
Robert Boulton’s cancel culture play Snowflakes, whose original 2020 run was cancelled due to Covid, finally gets its premiere this month at the Old Red Lion Theatre.
As it returns to the London stage for an autumn tour, take a look at what Darcy Willison and the Empty in Angel team have been up to in rehearsals, then book your tickets for the hit gig economy-skewering play.
Take to the busy London streets with cycle courier Watford in the new trailer for Empty in Angel, the hit gig economy-skewering play that tours to a quartet of London venues this autumn. Book your tickets now!
Following a postponement due to the Covid pandemic, Empty in Angel returns to the stage this autumn, bringing its hit exploration of the gig economoy to a quartet of London venues, the Etcetera Theatre, Hen & Chickens Theatre, Bloomsbury Theatre and Old Red Lion Theatre.
Uncertainty can sometimes provoke creativity. When the opening of Shereen Roushbaiani’s one-woman show, Saving Britney, at the Old Red Lion theatre was cancelled in January, its creators David Shopland and Roushbaiani, put together this online performance as a kind of taster for the live show, which now opens in May.
I watched the streamed version of December, written and directed by Alexander Knott, and performed in the Old Red Lion Theatre and pub.
This triptych of plays – Nuclear War, Buried and Graceland – is a highly enjoyable and challenging evening for its audience, provoking emotion and thought through nuanced and skilled performances
Following an acclaimed run at the White Bear Theatre late in 2019, Empty in Angel returns to the stage this spring, touring to London’s Etcetera Theatre and Old Red Lion Theatre before heading to the south coast for the Brighton Fringe Festival. Book your tickets now!
After the Old Red Lion Triptych in March, I’ll return to the Islington venue for the world premiere of this darkest of modern comedies, the inaugural production from Dissident Theatre Company.
The Old Red Lion’s put together an interesting triptych of plays that, if you’re short for time, allow you to experience the gamut of human experience.
Actor Anthony Cozens is appearing in the dark comic play by the critically acclaimed writer Max Saunders-Singer which comes to the Old Red Lion Theatre next month in a triple bill alongside Simon Stephens’ Nuclear War and the harrowing Buried.
As part of her ongoing series of post-show talks, Mates founder Terri Paddock chairs an unmissable event with leading British playwright Simon Stephens following the first revival of his play Nuclear War, part of the Old Red Lion Triptych. Got any questions?
Casting has been announced for the much-anticipated Old Red Lion Triptych, which is headlined by the first revival of Simon Stephens’ 2017 one-act play Nuclear War. Time to get booking!
Simon Stephens’ 2017 one-act play Nuclear War gets its first revival in March as part of a new triple bill at London’s Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington under newly appointed artistic director Alexander Knott.
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 19 January 2020), including Aleks Sierz’s view that the new production of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre is marching on to victory.
“Occasionally, a piece of theatre comes along which leaves you blindsided” – Bloggers have been full of praise for Rosalind Blessed’s pair of plays exploring mental health, The Delights of Dogs and The Problems of People and Lullabies for the Lost. Take a look at what they’ve been saying, then book your tickets!
Lullabies For the Lost is one of two plays by Rosalind Blessed about mental health that are being performed in rep at the Old Red Lion.