We were all madly checking our phones for news in the bars afterwards, but while Westminster dramas were going on, at Wilton’s Music Hall this week, we were getting to glorious grip with the (affectionate) comedy potential of the monarchy with The Crown Dual.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 3 September 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks comic masterminds behind The Crown parody, The Crown Dual. Got any questions, royal watchers?
Marking the 50th anniversary since Jimmy Perry and David Croft’s beloved sitcom Dad’s Army first hit television screens, fans of the show are given a new opportunity to relive some of the classic episodes through three classic radio episodes based on the original television scripts.
Where King Kong really impresses is in its creative staging, with resourceful use of stage space by director Owen Lewis and designer Simon Scullion.
Before I attended King Kong, Daniel Clarkson‘s bonkers stage parody of the 1933 film classic, last week at The Vaults, I never knew there was such a thing as a nose flute. Now I will never forget! A diva nose flautist is one of the hundreds (?) of characters portrayed by King Kong‘s multi-roling cast of […]
Ridiculous, slightly bizarre, but also just a little bit brilliant – this is Owen Lewis and Daniel Clarkson’s delightfully comic spin on Hollywood’s classic tale of adventure, love, wonder and, of course, bananas.
The brand-new parody of King Kong, written by Potted Potter’s Daniel Clarkson, has officially premiered this week at The Vaults. As reviews from the Mates start rolling in, and Mates co-founder Terri Paddock prepares to host an exclusive post-show Q&A with Clarkson and the cast next week, here are a collection of social media interviews we filmed in the King Kong rehearsal room we think you’ll enjoy.
From Daniel Clarkson (co-creator of Potted Potter) and director Owen Lewis comes this lively and very silly reimagining of the classic Kong story. I will be the first to admit that I have never seen the appeal of King Kong as a film, a giant monkey that causes chaos and destruction just doesn’t seem like… Read More
Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the author, director and cast of this world premiere comedy stage adaptation of KING KONG at London’s Vaults Theatre on Wednesday 12 July 2017. Got any questions?
My Theatre Mates dropped into the KING KONG rehearsal room this week to meet the newly announced cast, along with writer Daniel Clarkson and director Owen Lewis as part of a series of short videos we’ll be releasing in the coming days and weeks.
A new comic staging of King Kong, written by Olivier-nominated Potted Potter co-creator and star Daniel Clarkson, will premiere this summer at The Vaults.
Turning Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol into a mock radio recording is, in a sense, returning Dickens to his roots. Dickens public readings of his work are legendary. So here we are, in the Vault Theatre under the thundering trains of Waterloo, with the Fitzrovia Radio Hour, who, formed eight years ago have made staging radio plays their speciality.