Female-led with diversity at the heart of the play and the production. What have the company of the UK premiere of Liane Grant’s provocative new political play Half Me, Half You been up to in rehearsal? Scroll through our gallery of fun rehearsal photos – and then get booking!
Can art help to combat hate crime? Outrage over Donald Trump, Leave Means Leave and much more, including the real-life experiences of close friends, inspired Liane Grant to write Half Me, Half You, which now comes to London’s Tristan Bates Theatre after a successful New York run. Check out our interview below – and then get booking!
How can a 60-seat black box studio above a pub stand out amongst nearly 100 Off-West End and fringe theatres in London? THIS is how. There was palpable excitement in the room on last night at Proforca Theatre Company’s industry relaunch of the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, with a very warm reciprocal embrace for the company’s […]
How often do you ask yourself this question: Do you love this planet? No, but seriously, do you really love this planet? How much? And how much are you willing to sacrifice to prove it in the face of impending Armageddon? What are you actually doing?
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Monday 8 April 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to the company of the European premiere of Tom Coash’s Cairo-set Cry Havoc, including Olivier Awards nominee Marc Antolin. Got any questions?
Powerful, gut-wrenching, brutally honest, funny, engaged, delivered with honesty and compassion… What else do critics say about sisters Stacey and Nicola Bland’s playwriting debut Call Me Vicky, based on the true-life story of their transgender godmother. Time to get booking!
It was a great big family affair for my post-show Q&A at Call Me Vicky at the Pleasance Theatre this past weekend. The new one-act comedy-drama marks the playwriting debut for sisters Stacey and Nicola Bland, who also perform in the cast, and their mum, dad and nan were in proud attendance.
“It’s so rare these days to see a play about optimism,” the wonderful actor Malcolm Sinclair told me after a performance of Gently Down the Stream at the Park Theatre.
As part of her ongoing event series, on Tuesday 12 March 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will be at the opening of the relaunched Lion & Unicorn Theatre to quiz the team of theatremakers about their exciting plans. Got any questions?
A lot has been said about All in a Row online (especially on Twitter around #puppetgate) – about the play itself, its depiction of autism and its use of a puppet in portraying the non-verbal autistic 11-year-old character. At a post-show forum, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock moderated an event taking the conversation offline.