When to touch was to heal. At a time when shaking hands feels like a distant memory, Bren Gosling’s play, inspired by a symbolic act of taboo-breaking compassion, has defied its own challenges to transform from acclaimed stage production to film. Watch the trailer and find out more.
“We have grabbed this opportunity with both hands to make something original – not a film of a staged version of the play BUT a new hybrid production.” When COVID-19 ended hopes of a London season for new HIV drama Moment of Grace, writer Bren Gosling set about recreating it for the screen. Find out more in his fascinating interview…
Moment of Grace, a new drama exploring the monumental action taken by Princess Diana when she visited a London AIDS ward, has been transformed from an award-winning stage show into a film in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Producers are hoping to bring it to screens soon.
This is the theatre at its very best and on screen, both productions are gripping, using the camera work to richly convey the abstract shapes and grand vision of its boldly beautiful staging, while allowing the connection between the lead actors to shine.
The first show in the National Theatre at Home programme was the 2011 smash-hit One Man, Two Guvnors, one of the great success stories of the Nicholas Hytner era, a cheeky farce written by Richard Bean and starring National Theatre favourites James Corden and Oliver Chris.
Just as Hollywood produced slickly sweet, happiness-filled films during the Great Depression, this was the National’s attempt at lifting the nation’s spirits during the darkest times most of us have ever known – and it was a great success.
Slugs, fruit flies, sheep and rifles; quite an unusual collection, but one that comes together in Andy Walker’s tale of a former paratrooper preparing for fatherhood, Delivery. Take a look, then book your tickets for the show at Chiswick Playhouse!
Following a hit season at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre last November, Andy Walker’s tale of a soldier trying to cope with his fast as he prepares for the future, Delivery, returns to London at the Chiswick Playhouse. Book your tickets now!
Grab a first look at John Rwoth-Omack’s acclaimed tale of a Ugandan a child soldier, Far Gone, a check out what Sheffield audiences thought of the show, then book your tickets!
Much is to be taken from the strangeness of the settings and fine characterful performances in Endgame and Rough For Theatre II which should please Beckett fans and providing plenty of thoughtful material for the journey home.
Gut-kicking physical performance with humour, poetry and the horrors of being a child soldier, Far Gone comes to the VAULT Festival later this spring. Book your tickets now!
“Refreshing,” “talented” and “fabulous – take a look at what critics have been saying about Harry Darell’s new play about a journalist who discovers the devastating impact of her words For the Sake of Argument, then book your tickets!
New play about journalism, polemic, the power of words and the very real consequences of publishing, For the Sake of Argument, premieres at the Bridewell Theatre later this month. Check out how it’s coming together in rehearsals, then book your tickets!
The power of words and argument are put under the spotlight in new play For the Sake of Argument, set at the time of the Iraq war. Take a look at it’s powerful new trailer and peek into rehearsals, then book your tickets!
“No-one wants to be dumped at Christmas!” Watch playwright and performer Natasha Santos talking to London Live about the personal experiences that inspired her comedy Getting Over Everest and adding festive fun to the emotional mix. Book your tickets now!
New play For the Sake of Argument tests the old saying that the pen is mightier than the sword with its tale of a journalist at the time of the Iraq war that runs at the Bridewell Theatre early next year. Book your tickets now!
How are your nerves? Can they take the tension-piling, knuckle-whitening short new trailer for thriller You Game? Give it a watch, then book your tickets.
Uncanny Collective’s Steve Fitzgerald tells us about how, 25 years after it was first staged, Anthony Neilson’s shocking comic drama Penetrator has lost none of its impact. Book your tickets now!
Feeling down? Make these production images from new feelgood tale Bed Seven you medicine. Take a look, then book your tickets.
What can we expect from new play Dora Versus Picasso when it premieres at London’s Drayton Arms Theatre next week? Take a look at these new rehearsal images for a hint, then book your tickets.