Harm by Phoebe Eclair-Powell was due to run at London’s Bush Theatre last spring but has now been remade for the small screen.
Curated by the Orange Tree’s literary associate Guy Jones, Outside also comprises three short plays, this time stories with a theme of connection and hope.
Writer/performer Jack Holden’s full on powerhouse performance in Cruise will hold you in awe for 90 minutes.
Directors Sid Phoenix and David Alwyn have delivered the goods once again for CtrlAltRepeat with The Temporal Society providing a mind-blowing evening which more than stimulates “the little grey cells”.
Written skilfully by Katherine Parkinson, Sitting thankfully mixes up the monologue format a little to provoke interest and show that there’s life in the formula yet.
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.
Lights Up has performed a valuable service in rescuing David Ireland’s latest piece Sadie from oblivion.
Julia Grogan’s Playfight, the winner of the 2020 ETPEP Award, is given a rehearsed reading online directed by Blanche McIntyre.
A story which highlights the power of endurance and the the kindness of strangers, The Elephant in the Garden is a powerful one-woman show which enchants from beginning to end.
Thirty-eight Shakespeare plays in a year, that was the aim, and the project is completed by The Two Noble Kinsmen as performed at the Globe Theatre in a 2018 production helmed by Barrie Rutter.
Written by Justin Butcher, Scaramouche Jones or the Seven White Masks is the latest digital production from Ginger Quiff Media, the team behind the recent revivals of Rose and Little Wars, and tells the story of a tragic clown whose life has been shaped by misfortune.
Two horror based audio plays/experiences, Monster and Hairy Hands FM, use sound to full effect to creep you out.
Inside features three thought-provoking and topical plays with heaps of potential. With strong scripts and impressive performances, this really sets the bar high for the second show in the series, Outside, and shows that the future of theatre is looking very bright indeed.
This film version of the Oscar Wilde classic The Picture of Dorian Gray is a brilliant critique of the digital age.
Half Moon Theatre in the east end of London can usually be relied on for quality product and they are just in the middle of streaming a trilogy of filmed plays so I settled down to watch a pair of these.
Assembly is a new piece in a livestream experiment that mixes live action, animation and sound. Initially planned to play live at the venue last July, it has now been reconfigured as an online show but still using the Donmar Local Company at the heart of the production.
All of the West End Musical Drive-In concerts are a joy to watch, but this particular show, with its strong line-up, great song choices and powerful performances, not to mention the enthusiasm of the performers and audience members, is one of the strongest out of the five.
Despite the general negativity inherent in John Webster’s work, Creation Theatre has managed to give us something which is full of positive creativity in the company’s production of The Duchess Of Malfi.
The Band Played On, the latest show from Chris Bush, is a tuneful celebration of stoicism, resilience and humour.
A theatrical phenomenon in a recorded stream from a converted shed – unusual? Well, you could say that of White Rabbit Red Rabbit.