Marie McCarthy’s Clapham Omnibus venue never ceases to surprise. Dedicated, as befits its previous life as a library, to storytelling in all its various forms, Scott Le Crass’ revival of Simon Stephens’ Country Music is itself a revelation.
Written by Simon Stephens and directed by Scott Le Crass, Country Music examines the life of a young offender over a span of 17 years.
The plot of Country Music may at times be slightly muddled, but the sense of waste and irretrievable loss at its heart comes through powerfully in this excellent revival.
The director Scott Le Crass chatted to us about reviving Country Music by Simon Stephens at the Omnibus Theatre from 29 May 2019.
Never Trust a Man Bun is a promising and well performed debut, peppered with some great one-liners and laugh out loud moments.
How do you keep cool on a hot summer night in an un-airconditioned Off-West End theatre? Luckily, for some of the cast of Ghost About the House, the script of Matthew Campling’s new comedy just opened at the King’s Head Theatre requires them to spend much of the 90 minutes in their underpants…
In Ghost About the House, premiering at the King’s Head Theatre in June, Sioned Jones plays two characters connected to the same Islington house, but separated by 70 years. In this latest interview in our Featured Show series, Matt Gibbs discusses history repeating itself, how fringe trumps mainstream theatre, why he prefers comedy and history repeating itself (see what we did there?)…
Matthew Campling’s haunting gay comedy Ghost About the House, set across two time periods in the same house in Islington, gets its world premiere at the King’s Head Theatre in Islington next month. Sneak a peek – and get an eyeful (yes, clothes are removed!) – into the rehearsal room with the five actors and director Scott Le Crass. Time to get booking!
In Ghost About the House, premiering at the King’s Head Theatre in June, Sioned Jones plays two characters connected to the same Islington house, but separated by 70 years and a love for lycra. In this latest interview in our Featured Show series, Sioned discusses the play, how the Internet has made life easier and harder for actors, and an incident with red knickers… Time to get booking!
If you don’t believe in ghosts, you may have to reassess once you read our interview with writer Matthew Campling, who draws on his own family’s experience living in a haunted house for his new comedy Ghost About the House, which starts performances in just under a month at London’s King’s Head Theatre. Book ahead now!
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