The premise of The Picture of Dorian Gray – a man who stays forever young as a portrait of him locked in his attic ages – has become so much a part of our culture that most people will recognise the reference even if they’ve never read Oscar Wilde’s original 1890 novella or seen any of the myriad stage and screen adaptations since.
Mates founder Terri Paddock will chair a post-show discussion for the London premiere of The Tragedy of Dorian Gray, Blue Devil Theatre’s updating of Oscar Wilde’s classic, at the Drayton Arms Theatre on 23 October 2021. Time to get booking!
Maximus Polling reprises his titular performance as the ever-youthful Dorian in Blue Devil Theatre’s award-winning adaptation, transferring to Drayton Arms Theatre from 19 October.
A new spin from Blue Devil Productions on the Oscar Wilde novel puts the story of Dorian Gray in the art, theatre and music world of the 1960s.
Writer and director Ross Dinwiddy’s vision to create a black and white adaptation of Dorian Gray adds a twist to the gothic tale. Moving away from the rich luxury often associated with Wilde, The Tragedy of Dorian Gray offers a deeper depth into the dark soul traded to the devil for eternal youth.
The Geminus is an atmospheric new play by Ross Dinwiddy and is based on Joseph Conrad’s novella The Secret Sharer. By incorporating a romantic twist, Dinwiddy creates an emotional centre to the piece, which is so important when translating prose to the stage.
Blue Devil Theatre’s Brighton Fringe hit Franz Kafka – Apparatus is now in the final week of its London premiere season at the White Bear Theatre. Capital critics have fallen for this brutal one-act drama as well. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review highlights below. Get booking before its too late! Must end 26 January 2019.
Writer and director Ross Dinwiddy had a vision of how Franz Kafka’s 1904 short story In the Penal Colony could work onstage, with a female officer in charge. After success at Brighton Fringe, the Blue Devil Theatre production transfers to London’s White Bear Theatre in January. Read our interview with Dinwiddy below – and then get booking!
Yikes! We’re getting the shudders just watching the trailer for Franz Kafka – Apparatus, which transfers to London’s White Bear Theatre next month after a hit run at Brighton Fringe. Meet the characters of this execution drama in our video series below – and then get booking!
After success at this year’s Brighton Fringe, Franz Kafka – Apparatus, a chilling reimagining of Kafka’s 1914 short story In the Penal Colony written, will transfer to London for a strictly limited three-week season in January. Time to get booking!