The autumn-spring season at London’s Park Theatre will include the London premiere of new musical Little Women and a work in progress showing of Tony! [The Tony Blair Rock Opera] by Harry Hill and Steve Brown.
This play won’t give you sleepless nights. It does give you rich historical detail. I imagine anyone who enjoys ghost stories went rushing home to Google Guernsey’s dark history.
Alex Phelps and Will Barton star opposite another in tense two-hander When Darkness Falls, set in Guernsey and inspired by local paranormal folklore. We talked to them about the play and things that go bump in the night.
From the offset the atmosphere for When Darkness Falls had an eerie aura. The chemistry between John Blondel, portrayed by Will Barton, and the storyteller portrayed by Alex Phelps is impeccable.
When Darkness Falls, James Milton and Paul Morrissey’s ‘eerie’, ‘entertaining and ominous’ evening of Guernsey ghost stories, has certainly spooked critics.
Five spine-tingling ghost stories are woven into the action on one stormy night in When Darkness Falls, premiering this month at the Park Theatre. All are grounded in folklore from the island of Guernsey, where the play is set and where its co-writer and director Paul Morrissey grew up.
When Darkness Falls officially opens tonight (23 August 2021) at London’s Park Theatre, where it runs until 4 September 2021 only ahead of a regional tour. Sneak a peek at the progress of this spine-tingling new ghost story from rehearsal room to stage.
New spine-chilling ghost story When Darkness Falls finally gets its premiere this month at London’s Park Theatre, where it will run for a limited season from tomorrow 18 August to 4 September 2021. Time to get booking!
Nimax Theatres, the Criterion Theatre, Young Vic and Chichester Festival Theatre are among the 2,700 organisations being offered nearly £400 million in grants and loans as part of the CultureRecovery Fund’s second tranche of funding.
The winners of the Off West End Awards 2021, encompassing the Offies, OffFest, OnComm and OneOff Awards, have been announced in an online ceremony on 21 February 2021 via Scenesaver.
OffWestEnd announces 47 finalists for its Offies Awards 2021, across 15 categories, covering 24 venues across London.
Jez Bond and the team at Park Theatre have announced that the theatre has plans to reopen its doors in the New Year, with socially distanced shows in both auditoria.
More than 1,300 arts and cultural organisations have benefited from a share of £257 million as part of a vital financial boost from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.
A new play written for lockdown by Martin Murray, Jury puts us into the jury room – or Zoom – as 12 people on furlough come together to consider a case against a high-profile white female TV presenter: accused of grooming a young black boy.
‘We’ve spent seven years building to this point and three years to open the thing, changed the area and culture of the place, and in the snap of the fingers, it’s a ghost town.’
My Theatre Mates have been collecting official announcements of theatre closures up and down the country in the Twitter thread below and will continue to add updates as they come in.
Gerald Moon’s 1983 comedy-thriller, Corpse!, is a typical example of a style of writing about murder that is entertaining in its plotting, but offers little else of dramatic pleasure.
In our continuing series, editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 23 February 2020), including Aleks Sierz’s thoughts on the Bridge Theatre’s timely revival of Caryl Churchill’s 2002 play A Number
Actor-turned-playwright Sally Rogers’ debut play The Still Room gets its world premiere in April at London’s Park Theatre, with a cast that includes her former co-star in The Bill, Chris Simmons. Time to get booking!
On the whole Time and Tide is a heart-warming story with bags of charm. With a great script full of laughs, well-rounded characters and brilliant acting, it’s certainly worth a watch.