Nigel Slater’s Toast is a top quality production full of heartwarming moments and alimentary temptations – grab yourself a Walnut Whip and make yourself comfy.
Hot on the heels of their starry audio version of The Understudy, Lawrence Batley Theatre has now released an audio version of Toast to the digital space following a successful tour last year.
When I saw this show live at The Other Palace, I was str…
Nigel Slater’s Toast returns to the Lawrence Batley Theatre as a brand-new online adaptation – part radio play, part animated film – airing from 1 to 31 July 2020.
Food writer and journalist Nigel Slater tells us about seeing his memoirs brought vividly to life on stage in Toast, bringing food into the theatre and the surprising impact his story has had on audiences.
“You put the grill on high, and the bread under it. Turn it over half-way through. And then you take it out and scrape it.” That extract from my eight-year-old school essay could just as easily have come from the book and script of Toast, a delightful and fond depiction of food writer Nigel Slater’s formative years.
Toast is a deeply moving play that isn’t afraid to find the humour in Slater’s tragedy. Toast looks at Slater’s relationship not only with his family but with food.
Following its world premiere at The Lowry, Salford, in May and a sold-out run at as part of Traverse Festival 2018 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the critically-acclaimed stage adaption of Nigel Slater’s best-selling memoirs Toast is to receive a London transfer. The production opens at The Other Palace on 4 April 2019, running until 3 August.
The cast has been announced for the world premiere run of the stage adaptation of Nigel Slater’s memoirs Toast at The Lowry in Salford from 22 May to Saturday 2 June 2018.
UK Theatre has announced the nominations for the UK Theatre Awards 2016, which celebrate the breadth and depth of outstanding talent and achievement in theatre and the performing arts throughout the United Kingdom, on and off stage. Show Boat, which recently finished its West End run, receives the most nominations for a production (four), while fellow Sheffield Theatres’ musical Flowers for …