We round up the reviews for Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of The Last Five Years now playing at the Southwark Playhouse.
The Last Five Years at the Southwark Playhouse is the most joyously exuberant, emotionally rackety return imaginable for the valiant London Fringe.
Filmed simply and elegantly in the Little auditorium at Southwark Playhouse, Before After places all our attention on the problems of these two people as they begin again.
Molly Lynch and Oli Higginson will return to their roles of Cathy and Jamie in The Last Five Years at Southwark Playhouse from 1-31 October 2020 with a press night on 5 October 2020.
Both At Home With The Brontës and Wasted have their plus points and it is interesting to see how the same subject matter can be treated in radically different ways.
The problem with creating theatre in an era of lockdown is that the constraints of working online tend towards a uniformity of creativity
Wasted is about the Bronte siblings from childhood to death, as they attempt to follow their artistic – and romantic – ambitions.
Empowering in many aspects, somehow elements of the story feel as though they get lost in this ambitious new musical.
Gloriously surreal monologue about everyday anxieties in extraordinary circumstances: welcome back the glittering dark!
While The Beast of Blue Yonder, Philip Ridley’s new play which was due to premiere this week at Southwark Playhouse, will not be going ahead during the coronavirus crisis, audiences will have a chance to see new work by Ridley in a collection of monologues, written in response to the current pandemic and performed by the cast.
The script for Lipstick is funnier and warmer than the ponderous pace of this otherwise slick production quite allows it to be.
Rachel Bright, best known as her role as Poppy Meadow in TV’s EastEnders, returns to the stage as part of the stellar ensemble cast for next month’s world premiere of The Beast of Blue Yonder, Philip Ridley’s new time-hopping black comedy.
Stellar ensemble casting has been announced for Philip Ridley’s new time-hopping black comedy The Beast of Blue Yonder, which receives its world premiere at London’s Southwark Playhouse next month. Time to get booking!
Winners of the Offies 2020 Awards, held at Battersea Arts Centre, have been announced. It was the tenth anniversary year of the awards presented by Off West End.
We round up the reviews for Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Jason Robert Brown’s musical The Last Five Years at the Southwark Playhouse.
Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of The Last Five Years has to be a definitive production of this complex and unusual work.
It may be almost 20 years old, but Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years feels timeless and recognisable and this bold restaging at Southwark Playhouse is a triumph.
Philip Ridley’s new time-hopping black comedy The Beast of Blue Yonder receives its world premiere at London’s Southwark Playhouse in a strictly limited season, running from 2 April to 9 May 2020, with a press night on 7 April.
In our continuing series, editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 16 February 2020) including Maryam Philpott’s thoughts on Tom Stoppard’s new play Leopoldstadt at the Wyndham’s Theatre.
People Show have been leading the UK’s alternative theatre scene for more than 50 years, and their latest show, People Show 137, proves that they’ve lost none of their “essential” edge.