Alexis Gregory’s one-man show is a passionate and engrossing piece of theatre, created and assembled from verbatim accounts from gay men who have encountered key points in queer history.
Despite the fact that theatres were once again up and running for about half the year (varying from place to place), there was still a massive appetite for digital productions going into 2021.
The scene is set at Balliol College, Oxford, in 1910. A group of exceptional young men finish their education as the shadow of war slowly approaches.
Remembrance Day seemed a perfect moment to review a production set just before and during the First World War, Hugh Salmon’s finely rendered Into Battle.
This GBM Productions musical version of DH Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover originally had a limited run at the Shaftesbury Theatre but has now been given a digital revival by Stream.Theatre.
Definitely a bold valley to travel down, Friends fans should explore Friend (The One With Gunther), a nugget of not-so-guilty pleasure watching.
Quentin: Crisp, written and performed by Mark Farrelly and directed by Linda Marlowe, is now available globally via Stream Theatre until Sunday 1 August 2021.
Friend rushes through ten series in an hour bringing you the highlights, the lowlights, the supporting cast, the big storylines, and more. It is very funny, wickedly affectionate, and utterly 90s.
Dorian: A Rock Musical is an interesting take on the Oscar Wilde classic, probably better suited to live & in-person shows – Bart Lambert gives an arresting performance as Dorian Gray.
Hilarious sitcom homage FRIEND (The One With Gunther), written and performed by Brendan Murphy, is now available globally via Stream Theatre until Sunday 25 July 2021.
What makes Black Is The Color Of My Voice stand out from the crowd is Apphia Campbell’s performance which is multi-layered, dynamic and assured and, when she’s singing, spine-tingling.
Black Is the Color of My Voice, inspired by Nina Simone and written and performed by Fringe First winner Apphia Campbell, is now available globally via Stream Theatre until Sunday 18 July 2021.
Silent Uproar’s cabaret style show A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) is a highly sensitive and nuanced performance which nails the debilitating effects of what is still a misunderstood condition.
A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad), the multi-award-winning cabaret musical that explores how it’s OK to not be OK, is now available globally via Stream Theatre until Sunday 11 July 2021.
Showstoppers, the most recent episode of the Theatre Channel’s web series is a lovely, lively celebration of the reopening of the West End this week.
With some subtle Hitchcock references and more than a hint of Sam Shephard about it, Rocky Road, like its confectionery counterpart, is a sweet moreish treat with some hidden surprises.
The Barn is a gripping two act piece whose perfect storm of story, tone and character will be a must-see on stage before too long.
A Killer Party is a camp musical comedy murder mystery based around the world of showbiz – what’s not to like?
A tense, psychological thriller, Shaun McKenna’s new play Rocky Road is a two-hander set across a couple of flats where new tenant Kirsten Foster meets building manager Tyger Drew-Honey. There is a mystery we slowly become privy to – old wounds, ethical dilemmas.
The UK premiere of the hilarious and charming musical A Killer Party provides many much needed laughs.
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