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.
How did a meeting at the school gates lead to the premiere of a new play at London’s Playground Theatre. Director Yasmeen Arden tells us why she’s so excited to the direct MUM, Juliet Cowan’s first full-length play, inspired by her own mother’s experiences with dementia. Time to get booking!
Preparations are underway for the premiere of MUM, Juliet Cowan’s new play inspired by her own mother’s experiences with dementia. What has the cast been getting up to in rehearsal? Take a look at our photo gallery – and then get booking!
Nicole Ansari gives an “incandescent” performance in Sinners – The English Professor at Playground Theatre. Take a look at some of the brilliant reviews for Joshua Sobol’s play, then book your tickets!
After a sold-out performance of Sinners, I was joined by writer Joshua Sobol, director Brian Cox and stars Nicole Ansari and Adam Sina about the development of this shocking play about a woman, about to be stoned to death, and her lover.
Blood, sand and euphoria – take a look at these stunning production images from the UK premiere of Sinners – The English Professor, then book your tickets!
MUM, a new play about love, loss and dementia by actor-turned-playwright Juliet Cowan, receives its world premiere this month at London’s Playground Theatre, starring Amanda Boxer in the title role.
Actor Adam Sina chatted to us about starring in Brian Cox’s production of Sinners at the Playground Theatre.
Intrigued by the impending UK premiere of Sinners – The English Professor, directed by Brian Cox? Feed that interest with behind the scenes pictures of rehearsals, then book your tickets!
Brian Cox, star of acclaimed HBO drama Succession, steps behind the scene to direct the UK premiere of love story Sinners – The English Professor when it runs at the Playground Theatre later this month. Book your tickets now!
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 27 October 2019). Maryam Philpott is gripped by the work of Claire Foy and Matt Smith in Lungs at The Old Vic…
While this reimagining of Gaslight doesn’t necessarily deliver on all its promises, the production does successfully highlight the continuing relevance of both the story and its core issue.
Doubtless many might find it an acquired taste, but this version of An Enemy of the People remains a brave, praiseworthy effort to revitalise the original text, full of talent, provocative originality, and life.
From his first experience of Martin Luther King to why a telephone plays such an important role in his play, writer and performer Christopher Tajah tells us about his hit one-man Martin Luther King drama, Dream of A King. Read his fascinating interview, then book your tickets!
“A moving performance”, “stands the test of time”, “impeccably staged” – despite being more than 30 years old, critics have decided that Nigel Williams’ hospital-set drama My Brother’s Keeper? is in rude health. Take a look at our round-up of the best reviews, then book your tickets!
Hospital wards can be stressful at the best of times, but tempers seem to be fraying in these fantastic production images from My Brother’s Keeper?. Take a look, then book your tickets for Tinted Frame’s production that runs until 23 March 2019 at the Playground Theatre!
Family. Secrets. Conflict. Three ingredients at the heart of Nigel Williams’ My Brother’s Keeper?, which is currently running at the Playground Theatre. Get a hint about what to expect from Tinted Frame’s revival in the trailer below, then book your tickets!
Hit Martin Luther King play Dream of a King is about to head off on a mini-tour of London before taking this insightful tale to the Brighton Fringe. Take a look at writer/performer Christopher Tajah taking on the role of the iconic civil rights leader, then book your tickets!
A bed-ridden father and a family suffering a lot of tension – that’s what we see in these candid, behind the scenes images from rehearsals for Tinted Frame’s revival of Nigel Williams’ My Brother’s Keeper?. Take a look at these candid shots then book your tickets for this tense family drama that runs at Playground Theatre from 26 February to 23 March 2019.
Following a successful run at The Playground Theatre in January, Christopher Tajah’s hit one-man play about Martin Luther King, Dream of a King, returns to the stage this spring. A tour of London in February and March will take it to Drayton Arms Theatre (26 February-2 March 2019), Waterloo East Theatre (12, 13, 19 & 20 March) and Bridge House Theatre (21-24 March), before it heads to the Brighton Fringe from 20-22 May.