After the 75th anniversary weekend of VE Day, the musical Only The Brave drew my attention as a perfect way to spend an afternoon.
The great thing about the proud tradition of Oxford Playhouse panto is that while cannily aware of the audience’s likely cultural uplift, it has no fear of getting down and dirty with the rackety, popular and downright silly, and a firm grip on local in-jokes.
There are some brilliantly imaginative elements to the touring production of Vulcan 7 at the King’s. Unfortunately, none of them are in Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer’s script.
What is an intimacy director? How do they change the power dynamic on a production? Why have we had to wait for the #MeToo backlash to get them?
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Saturday 28 July 2018, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock is at London’s Soho Theatre for the highly anticipated return of Vicky Jones’ award-winning debut play The One. Got any questions for the team?
Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag, the multi-award winning production from Soho Theatre associate company DryWrite, returns home to our stage for two weeks only, from Monday 5 December, as part of Soho Theatre’s autumn season.
Adrian Edmondson is to star in an adaptation of William Leith’s at once richly comic, darkly satirical and weepingly emotional 2008 bestseller Bits of Me Are Falling Apart. Adapted by Edmondson and Soho Theatre’s Artistic Director Steve Marmion, the play will make its UK premiere at Soho Theatre, running from 2 November to 3 December 2016.
Only the Brave is a landmark production for Wales Millennium Centre. For the past 10 years, it has been a leading touring venue, as well as providing a home for smaller local companies to create work in it’s smaller spaces. However, it has yet to originate new work on the main stage…until now. In this co-production with the Soho Theatre, Daniel Sparrow Productions and Birdsong Productions, Only the Brave is a brand-new British musical theatre production.
This Easter, Wales Millennium Centre will premiere its first full-scale, original musical, ONLY THE BRAVE, produced with Soho Theatre, Daniel Sparrow Productions and Birdsong Productions. Based on the real lives of men and women caught up in the D-Day landings, this new production will star David Thaxton, Caroline Sheen and Neil McDermott, directed by Steve Marmion, Artistic Director of London’s Soho Theatre.