by Laura Kressly The disaffected son of a clergyman, Sir Paul Dukes, ran away to Russia to work as a musician. While there, the Russian Revolution started and British intelligence recruited him to work as a secret agent. He was to smuggle prominent people and useful materials across the border to Finland, and otherwise do […]
This is a triumphant return of Queens of Sheba after a successful run at Soho Theatre in 2021 and Edinburgh Fringe in 2018. Expertly directed, these ladies burst onto the stage with such energy and so many vibes it’s infectious and everyone in the audience feels it.
Soph is a storyteller, sharing tales from Aesop’s Fables to a virtual audience of school groups on Zoom. Fables at the Kitchen Table is the latest show from Stute Theatre, aimed at children aged 3-7, and it is tremendous fun.
“Skeletons, peas, lentils, selkies, snail gods, giants, terrible kings, terrible fathers, murder, cunning old women…” Lizzie Milton’s list of what to expect from her new play Heroine is an extensive, intriguing and fantastical shopping list of fun. Read what she told us about her new play, her love of folklore and a very special fish, then book your tickets!
Acclaimed theatre companies Snatchback and Joyous Gard join forces this spring to stage Lizzie Milton’s latest play that explores what it means to be a Heroine. Book your tickets now!
The Paines Plough Roundabout is the most reliable, new writing venues at the fringe. With a collection of work that represents the width and breadth of the UK both geographically and thematically, this year’s offerings are universally strong.
Guided by a web app, participants have 80 minutes to earn as much money as possible by answering cryptic puzzles. They must choose what equipment to spend their cash on before returning to the meeting place.
As River In The Sky opens at The Hope Theatre for three weeks, Lindsey Cross and Howard Horner, who play Ellie and Jack, talk about their experiences during rehearsals and what it means to show this new play about dealing with grief to an audience. Book your tickets now!
“Do you remember his first monster…” As four star hit River in the Sky prepares to come to The Hope Theatre, check out the emotive new trailer for the tale of a couple struggling with grief. Book your tickets now.
Following a hit run at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre earlier this year, Turn Point Theatre’s acclaimed drama River In The Sky receives an extended run at The Hope Theatre this summer. Book your tickets now.
This charming kaleidoscope takes the model invented by Craig Taylor in his landmark play One Million Tiny Plays About Britain to present a few dozens vignettes about daily life in Reading.
Parody is too broad a stroke to apply to Drenched at the Vault Festival. There is something more intelligent and altogether weird and wonderful at work here.
My hope of ever witnessing a true revolution for women in theatre began to disappear over the last year – until Emilia at Shakespeare’s Globe.
Using the word ‘strong’ to describe women and girls is redundant. Putting up with all the trash that women have to deal with as a result of their gender, on top of everything else life throws at them, makes them strong by default.
There are great intentions at work here, but the initial concept is flawed – ultimately it undermines the power that the internet and technology gives to the alt-right.
This intimate, personal production from Theatre Ad Infinitum is an accurate and emotionally charged snapshot of the pervasive conflict between capitalism and the desire for a family.
Our company is restructuring and every one of us has to reapply for our jobs. Tensions are running high, but don’t worry! Our caring employers have asked one of the HR team to lead us in a Mindfulness workshop to help us cope.
In his audacious new play Devil With The Blue Dress, Kevin Armento examines five women’s accounts leading up to – and resulting in – President Clinton’s impeachment in 1998.
by Laura Kressly Alice and her husband moved house from a bustling city to sleepy Berkhamsted just 6 weeks ago. She can’t wait to make new friends and get stuck into all that village life offers, even though her new home is hardly trendy like Margate, and none of her friends are willing to visit. […]
Stephanie Jacob’s new play Again at the Trafalgar Studios could be a traditional comedy-drama about the trials and tribulations of a family, but the writer employs a clever dramaturgical device as well as using flashbacks in order to tell this story of a family of four.