Cultural appropriation doesn’t just take place across different nations
We chatted to Sasha Frost about starring in the new stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s literary classic Persuasion, now at Kingston’s Rose Theatre before Alexandra Palace and Oxford Playhouse.
With its interest in identity, ownership, tradition and the ‘rules’ applied to written rather than oral forms, Nell Leyshon’s play, which aired on Radio 3 in 2021, now earns a fully-staged run.
Our Country’s Good still grips, it would take a very poor production indeed to ruin that, but you can’t help feeling that Anna Girvan hasn’t fully got to grips with this one. Theatre does change lives, but this production is unlikely too.
Sheila Atim has ‘aced’ another performance and made her musical mark at the Finborough. Reviews are in for her and the European premiere of writer-director Ché Walker’s Time Is Love / Tiempo es Amor, now running at London’s Finborough Theatre til 26 January 2019. We’ve rounded up the highlights. Time to get booking!
Welcome back Ché Walker; your verbally dexterous LA story Time Is Love really sings with passion and tragedy.
Camden Stands with Grenfell Tower: An evening of music and poetry in aid of Grenfell Tower Fire Fund.
Hosted by Ché Walker, Friday 23rd June sees a night of music and poetry in honour of the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy and to benefit the Grenfell Tower Fire Fund.
Ernest Hemingway’s only play is verbally inert and even this revival can’t disguise the fact that it’s dramatically dead
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