The third edition of Royal Court’s Living Newspaper moves online only, with some seriously fierce political writing this time around.
Marking International Women’s Day, the Old Vic is streaming One Hand Tied Behind Us, a collection of short plays originally staged in 2018 to mark 100 years since women were given the right to vote.
The Old Vic has announced two new commissions for International Women’s Day to be screened as part of the Your Old Vic programme. These One Voice monologues are written by Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Regina Taylor and will be broadcast on YouTube from 8 March 2021.
As strong as the cast is (Abraham Popoola and Siobhán McSweeney stand out), the hyperactive knowing style in which they deliver Pity also grates.
A stirring and compelling evening of monologues exploring women’s rights – Maxine Peake curates One Hand Tied Behind Us at the Old Vic Theatre in London.
First performed in 1610, Ben Jonson’s powerful and timeless satire of city life is presented here at its best, thanks to a flamboyant and utterly enjoyable RSC production.