Big, bold and colourful, yet Splintered never forgets to draw focus on the struggles that queer women from Trinidad and Tobago go through in coming out.
Meet the new odd couple on the block, Laquaya and Elyot (performers Nina Barker-Francis and Timothy O’Hara) with rehearsal pictures from Essence, which premieres at VAULT Festival next month. Book your tickets now!
Tale of unlikely friends thrown together by circumstance, Essence will premiere at VAULT Festival, London’s biggest, boldest and wildest arts and entertainment festival. Book your tickets now!
How do you get SIX MILLION followers on Twitter? As someone who spends all day most days on social media, I’m staggered by the very notion. It must require divine intervention… of sorts. David Javerbaum has achieved it.
David Javerbaum’s hilarious comedy An Act Of God effectively brings the ten commandments into the 21st century.
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 27 October 2019). Maryam Philpott is gripped by the work of Claire Foy and Matt Smith in Lungs at The Old Vic…
You’d be hard pressed to see a better version of Sam Shepard’s play Ages Of The Moon.
Director Alexander Lass has teamed up with producer Debbie Hicks on two major play productions running at The Vaults this autumn: the first-ever revival of David Hare‘s 2003 play The Permanent Way, which opened in September, and, starting performances tonight (17 October 2019), the UK premiere of Sam Shepard‘s 2009 play Ages of the Moon. We caught up with him to learn …
David Hare’s award-winning 2003 verbatim drama The Permanent Way, now receiving its first major revival at The Vaults, covers four major disasters that followed railway privatisation. Do you remember Southall, Ladbroke Grove, Hatfield and Potters Bar? You should. Time to get booking!
Do you remember what else was happening in the world in 2003? That was the year The Permanent Way premiered, ten years after The Railway Privatisation Act. It was also the year that the US, under President George Bush and supported by the UK under Prime Minister Tony Blair, invaded Iraq. What perspective could playwright David Hare offer then and now?
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock is back at The Vaults giving thanks to the Almighty herself for the European premiere of “sinfully funny” comedy An Act of God. Got any questions for creatives and cast?
Stepping into the Red Palace you are transported into a gothic world with a glass of Prosecco in hand and anonymous behind a Venetian mask.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock reunites with producer Debbie Hicks at The Vaults for her production of the much-anticipated UK premiere of Sam Shepard’s Ages of the Moon. Got any questions?
It’s rare to see such a provocative performance from a stellar performer in such an intimate space and it’s worth taking a trip just for the bragging rights of seeing Jeannette Bayardelle up close in Shida.
Did you know that David Hare’s The Permanent Way has a subtitle? It’s “La Voie Anglaise”… “The English Way”. This play is about more than just railways.
Critics such as the Guardian’s Michael Billington who saw the premiere of David Hare’s modern masterpiece The Permanent Way are amongst those praising its first, timely return in a limited Off-West End season. We’ve rounded up review highlights below. Time to get booking!
Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Big, A Dolls’s House, Shida & The Eyes Of The Night.
If the devil is in the detail, David Hare’s old polemic against rail privatisation, Permanent Way, is a satanic ejaculation.
Jeannette Bayardelle performing Shida in such an intimate theatre is one not to miss. Grab a ticket while you can.
The writer and performer Jeanette Bayardelle chatted to Emma Clarendon about bringing her musical Shida to London.