What would Wonderland look like is it was created in an East End playground? A lot like these images from Alice in Canning Town, the new adaptation of Carroll’s famous story staged in Newham’s Arc in the Park. Take a look then book your tickets!
As Alice in Canning Town brings its East End reinvention of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to Newham playground, Arc in the Park, get a flavour for the show with this new trailer. And book your tickets!
It may be seemingly free of enchanted food, grinning felines and time-concerned rabbits, but you can already see larger than life characters emerging in these rehearsal pictures of Alice in Canning Town. Take a look, then book your tickets!
“We are falling down the most extraordinary rabbit hole,” writer James Kenworth and director James Martin Charlton tell us about bringing East End Wonderland adaptation, Alice in Canning Town. to a Newham playground. Read the interview then book your tickets.
Alice will find herself in the East End of London when she pops out of her rabbit hole this summer, as Lewis Carroll’s famous story receives a modern makeover for Alice in Canning Town. Time to book those tickets – you don’t want to be late!
With technically excellent 360 degree projection and sound, and some smart and crisp choreography from the passionate cast, Gingerline’s The Great Expedition is a truly enjoyable, immersive and all-enveloping evening.
The stories that unfold take the audience on an invested, emotional journey of struggling lives in a changing London, and bring people together in a moment of stillness in a world that inevitably moves on. It’s thought-provoking, comforting stuff.
The curation by Jacek Ludwig Scarso seemed solely to take every student’s unedited writing and plonk them in their own room. The show was twice the length it needed to be, and the audience was given no choice as to their route.
Laura and Dave are hosting a housewarming party at their newly-bought fixer-upper in Peckham. The young couple invite the audience in groups assigned to a character, facilitating a quick entrance and a steady flow around the house.
Tommy Eden, a pensioner with a love for street performing since he retired, is dead. Local entrepreneur Alexander Sheldon’s security guards are responsible. Sheldon didn’t like Tommy performing outside his high end spa and leisure centre, but when the guards manhandled him off his patch, Tommy’s 87-year-old body couldn’t take it.
It’s a big day at Bleach for the Stars. The Welsh salon has been nominated salon of the year by Clip Advisor, and dim-but-enthusiastic manageress Sabrina has a lot to do to prepare, like fill out the form to nominate the salon for the award and find money to pay the administration fee.
The resourcefulness, determination and camaraderie of theatre people pulled together to reopen Battersea Arts Centre and raise funds. Now, a bit more than a year later, parts of the building closed by the fire are reopening.
Family drama about grief gets a surreal twist while exploring human relationships with imaginative flair.
Philip Ridley’s latest is an ambitious fantasy epic whose scope and majesty will blow you clean away.
An invitation to review this different kind of theatrical experience landed in my inbox:
Different Breed Theatre invite you to come down to Gary’s Warehouse in Bermondsey and watch an elf (well…he says he’s an elf, the little shit) talk his way out of a hostage-taking situation. Enjoy Anthony Neilson’s hour-long dark Christmas comedy ‘The Night Before Christmas’ performed by West End actors at bargain prices. There’s food from local market traders. There’s beer from local breweries. There’s questionable secret Santa gifts, rude Christmas cards, music, and of course, an elf. You might even get to sit on Santa’s (mildly pervy) knee.
The first generation of immersive theatre fans are growing up. The twenty-somethings who discovered Punchdrunk in their early days are 30-somethings. Now immersed in nappies and temper tantrums as well as non-traditional theatre, these new parents will have high expectations of children’s theatre.
Theatre Delicatessen; 2nd July 2015 Deservedly glowing reviews of #ShelterMe have appeared all over, so this is something a little different… An experience… (Will probably look awful on mobile. Apologies) Behind the imposing office formality, Circumference present a world of surprises in the most exciting thing to happen to circus theatre in the last decade. […]
In the week that Crossrail tunnellers broke through beneath London, a city and river now criss-crossed with subterranean thoroughfares, how better to celebrate than to creep through a low, narrow bricky shaft , and climb fifty feet below Shoreditch into an echoing Victorian vault?