No One at the Omnibus Theatre bursts onto the stage with a scene in a club, complete with a live DJ, which quickly descends into a fight. Then we jump to a police station and investigation into a missing girl and the violent attack of a man. It sounds dark, but how it is performed brings a humorous touch.
Gloria has taken refuge in her attic, distracting herself from the dark winter months and grief by playing punk and dictating entries for her memoir into her laptop.
About 500, which takes its title from the number of ovulations a woman is likely to have in her life, finally gets its live premiere this month, rescheduled after two Vault Festival cancellations. Writer and director Simona Hughes took time out of rehearsals to tell us more about the show and its journey.
About 500, Simona Hughes’ acclaimed play about women’s infertility, finally gets its live premiere this month with limited dates at London’s Union and Omnibus Theatres. Time to get booking!
Edd Muruako is starring in Tom Wright’s new play “darkly comedic and wildly sexy” Very Special Guest Star, which is currently playing at the Omnibus Theatre in Clapham, south London, until 12 December 2021. I caught up with Edd to find out more.
Both Barrels Theatre’s revival of Peter Gill’s 1976 Small Changes looks back to postwar Cardiff through the eyes of two Catholic, working-class families.
Formed of two contrasting plays by Eugene O’Hare, The Human Connection makes for fascinating viewing but can lose direction in places.
Pedro Leandro’s short play at the Omnibus Theatre, We Were Having a Perfectly Nice Time, is sharp and pacy – but is in need of further development.
Emma Clarendon chats to director Grace Duggan about lockdown and the postponed production of Wood.
Raising funds for her beloved Omnibus Theatre (a treasure based in a former public library on the edge of Clapham Common), Miriam Margolyes proves to be every inch the entertainer and raconteur in her In Conversation With.
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Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, hate crime targeted at East and South-East Asians has tripled. We R Not Virus is a series of monologues, films and poetry responding to that.
Can I Help You? is a sensitively and engagingly performed play that tells an all-too-familiar tale of the battle for hope when all seems lost.
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?
A 65 minute tour de force, The Apologists certainly deserves a longer life than the few performances at Omnibus.
In Flights, which is written by John O’Donovan and directed by Thomas Martin, a protracted period of grieving is examined for the first time, leading to an uncomfortable night of self-examination.
There are no superfluous gimmicks in The Glass Will Shatter, this is a piece where all the creative elements come together to amplify the whole.
The Little Prince is a beautiful show for all ages, with a heart-warming message about friendship and love that will make anyone nostalgic for being a child.
What Is It? Fiji is inspired by true events that occurred in Germany in 2001. It is a modern, unique, and taboo love story of two people with a very peculiar type of… lust.
Female liberation, the American Dream, US playwrights, hopelessness, self-betterment and more – Lone Star Diner playwright Cameron Corcoran covers a lot of ground as he tells us about his new play. Read his blog, then book your tickets!
Modern America, misogyny, money making and muffins – they can all be found at the Lone Star Diner, the new play from Cameron Corcoran that brings the US to the Omnibus Theatre next week. Book your tickets now.