Pipeline Theatre’s “love letter to the NHS” – and, boy, does it deserve our love now more than ever – has won over London critics just as it did in Edinburgh around the country. We’ve rounded up review highlights – and audience reactions.
At a time when headlines reduce the debate around racism to good or bad, black or white, Drip Drip Drip is a masterly exercise in exploring the grey… It’s theatre at its best.
Following its post-Brexit Day tour, Theatre Pipeline’s Drip Drip Drip has transferred to London’s Pleasance, where it runs until 21 March 2020. We caught up with cast member Lydia Bakelmum about joining the debate on the NHS, immigration and xenophobia. Time to get booking!
Drip Drip Drip transfers to London’s Pleasance Theatre next week. Writer-director Jon Welch explains how the fast-shifting new world order inspired the play, set on an NHS oncology ward, and how he works with his Pipeline Theatre co-founders, designers Jude and Alan Munden.
After launching last week in Plymouth, Pipeline Theatre continues its new tour of NHS love-letter play Drip Drip Drip in Bristol this week ahead of its London transfer. Sneak a peek at production shows and teaser trailer – and then get booking!
Who’s who in Pipeline Theatre’s new post-Brexit staging of Drip Drip Drip? The taboo-busting play shines a light on the NHS’ dependence on immigrants. Check out full bios and rehearsal photos – and then get booking!
As the UK prepares to exit the EU this week, five-star Pipeline Theatre readies a new tour and London season for Drip Drip Drip, its taboo-busting play set in the NHS.
Despite the issues, the script’s range of influences and forms, combined with great performances, result in a generally strong production of Fix at the Pleasance Theatre.
As part of her ongoing post-show talk series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock reunites with drag collective Sink the Pink for the second annual alternative Christmas offering at the Pleasance, Escape From Planet Trash. Got any questions?
Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Big, A Dolls’s House, Shida & The Eyes Of The Night.
For the singing, humour and general feel-good production, Midlife Cowboy certainly ticks all the right boxes.
Midlife Cowboy is infectious and entertaining, with a brilliant soundtrack to boot. With a little work it could be a hit.
While the name of the show, Kill Climate Deniers, invokes images of violence and negativity – a fact not unnoticed by the playwright – the show is poignant, entertaining and a clever way to stand its ground on an issue that we continue to fight.
The European premiere of David Finnigan’s controversially-titled satire Kill Climate Deniers successfully combines a deeply serious message with some some serious on-stage silliness, set to a spectacular soundtrack of early 90s house and techno.
Night of the Living Dead Live, the stage production based on George A Romero’s classic horror film, is a lively and surprisingly funny show to watch – even if the plot is a bit thin.
Mike Bodie chatted to LLLC about bringing George A Romero’s film Night of the Living Dead to the stage.
In her first UK theatre role, Felicity Ward will lead the cast of the European premiere of David Finnigan’s provocative and incendiary play Kill Climate Deniers.
Powerful, gut-wrenching, brutally honest, funny, engaged, delivered with honesty and compassion… What else do critics say about sisters Stacey and Nicola Bland’s playwriting debut Call Me Vicky, based on the true-life story of their transgender godmother. Time to get booking!
It was a great big family affair for my post-show Q&A at Call Me Vicky at the Pleasance Theatre this past weekend. The new one-act comedy-drama marks the playwriting debut for sisters Stacey and Nicola Bland, who also perform in the cast, and their mum, dad and nan were in proud attendance.
True-life transition tale Call Me Vicky, officially received its world premiere last night (21 February 2019) at London’s Pleasance Theatre. We’re looking forward to Terri Paddock’s post-show Q&A with the company and other Mates’ reviews. In the meantime, here are some first-look photos of the production. Time to get booking!