In a man’s world, Budding Rose Productions is creating space where women take the lead, playing the kings, the warriors, and fools.
Captain Agnes Bennett (Safron Beck) is very efficient at her job. As a Army Notification Officer, it is her duty to personally meet with relatives whose family have died while in active service of the Armed Forces.
It’s the end of the transfer window – Deadline Day. Tensions are running high as clubs, players and agents alike attempt to make the best of the opportunity to switch up their teams and exchange incredible sums of money for the most talented individuals.
Working in pairs – and swapping in and out at Adam Stadius’s direction – the students were working on repetition techniques which involves very concentrated focus on, and listening to, the other actor.
Frank (Craig Edgley) tends the heifers – someone has to. The corporates have moved all the dairy farmers out West, but Emma (Helen Foster) and Frank stay true to their roots.
Following the previous sold out and highly acclaimed three editions, HerStory FEMINIST THEATRE FESTIVAL returns to Theatre N16 on the 18th and 19th of June.
Music spans generations, connects people through a love of the melody and the beat. It brings The Boy (Aaron Price) and The Girl (Rubie Ozanne) together in LOOP, Alexander Knott’s newly written play that charts a family across the decades.
It is a very out of sorts piece. Strengths, weaknesses, timelines and locations are all explored by this one character in 80 minutes.
Metalmouth Theatre’s monologue is very hot take on being a woman, a feminist and wondering if there is more to life. Alex Critoph plays a young woman hiding from the world.
Swifties, “a new play about Taylor Swift, Instagram and having no money”, opens at London’s TheatreN16 for a strictly limited season from 28 February to 11 March 2017, with a press night on 1 March.
Brains is set in an office at the pharmaceutical company MediBite Inc. in a near-future world that has been ravaged by a virus that has turned much of the population into zombies.
Running at just over an hour, writer Andrew Maddock fits in the nature of art and its criticism, public health, social class, poverty and loyalty across two very different sets of characters in the same neighbourhood.
In 1975, Paul Hill was convicted for bombing two English pubs, along with three other people. Coerced into confessing by the police, the twenty-one year old from Belfast later retracted his confession but was found guilty and imprisoned with the others as IRA supporters. It wasn’t until 1989, long after his attempt to appeal had been denied, that investigators discovered police officers linked to the original case had altered evidence. The “Guildford Four” were released immediately, after 14 years inside
The issues this play deals with are profoundly important. Examining the hypocrisies, the power imbalance and the violent adherence to gendered stereotypes in the workplace is something that needs examining. In places, the chemistry between the characters was enticing and the dialogue spot on. Overall, though, it was a little uneven.