Soldier On reminds us that, whilst the memory of those conflicts has faded from the front pages, the price is still being paid, the grief and horror of what occurred made new and raw every day by the re-experiencing nightmare of PTSD.
Ahead of Remembrance Day, Jonathan Lewis’ acclaimed play Soldier On re-opens this week for an extended five-week season at The Other Palace. In our series of featured interviews, ex 42 Commando and injured veteran Cassidy Little tells us how every day of the year is Remembrance Day for him. Time to get booking!
Fascinating Aida’s Liza Pulman spoke to Emma Clarendon ahead of her Streisand show at The Other Palace.
As we count down to the transfer of Jonathan Lewis’ Soldier On, coinciding with the centenary of the end of World War On, we caught up some of the real ex-soldiers performing in the cast. Today, former Bombardier Shaun Johnson tells us about his experiences in and out of the military and onstage. Time to get booking!
Eugenius! the Musical will end its second run at The Other Palace – extended due to public demand – on 21 October 2018 and not now open the following week at the Ambassadors Theatre as planned.
On Armistice Day, on their day off from the forthcoming run of Soldier On at The Other Palace, members of the Soldiers’ Arts Academy cast of serving and ex-serving military personnel will take part in a special performance at Shakespeare’s Globe. We recommend you see both!
Following an acclaimed UK tour and run earlier this year at London’s Playground Theatre, Jonathan Lewis’ Soldier On returns to the capital at The Other Palace from 24 October to 24 November 2018. Ahead of its London opening, we’ve collected together a host of reviews from earlier this year, to give you a flavour for this sell-out show. Get booking, especially if you want to be part of Terri Paddock’s Q&A on 29 October!
As the 16-strong company of Soldier On ready for a return with a much-deserved five-week transfer season at The Other Palace, here’s a word from writer/director Jonathan Lewis, who wrote the piece following workshops with real ex-servicemen and women. What did he learn about PTSD from those experiences? What else does history teach us?
Due to phenomenal demand, Eugenius! The Musical is to transfer to the West End for a strictly limited winter season.
Ahead of rehearsals, members of the 16-strong Soldier On visited their new home at London’s The Other Palace, where they will move in for five weeks from 24 October 2018. Photos here.
Soldier On, Jonathan Lewis’ extraordinary piece based on and involving real servicemen and women, returns to London next month mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. The full 16-strong company of actors and veterans is now announced, including ex 42 Commando and Peoples’ Strictly winner Cassidy Little. Time to get booking!
Eugenius! manages that perfect balance of pop music and musical theatre- storytelling through song but with an infectious and catchy side.
Eugenius! really is an extravaganza showcase for the completely nonsensical musical. It’s cheesy, baffling and a visual delight all in one.
Continuing from its stratospheric success earlier in the year, now-cult classic musical Eugenius! sets to stun audiences with another limited run at The Other Palace.
I wonder if a new genre is forming in musical theatre? Let’s call it ‘cartoon rock’ – because products like Eugenius!, Six and Knights of the Rose have little in common with the canons of Lloyd Webber, or Rodgers and Hammerstein.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Monday 29 October 2018, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock reunites with writer Jonathan Lewis and the Soldiers’ Arts Academy as Soldier On transfers to The Other Palace. Got any questions for the cast of veterans?
With Edinburgh winding down for another year, Love London Love Culture selects some of the best London shows to book for in September….
Jonathan Lewis’ play SOLDIER ON transfers this autumn to The Other Palace Theatre for a limited five-week season to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. Writer/director Jonathan Lewis explains the significance of the timing.
The creative team behind Heathers the Musical has announced a brand new song has been written into the show ahead of its West End debut at the Theatre Royal Haymarket (3 September to 24 November 2018), along with multiple re-workings to the script.
Jasper Britton spoke to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about the National Youth Music Theatre’s upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Beautiful Game at The Other Palace.