In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 13 October 2019), ranging from Aleks Sierz’s thoughts on the still very relevant A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg at the Trafalgar Studios to Libby Purves’ reaction to Mischief Theatre’s new offering Groan Ups, plus reviews of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Good Scout, Mites, …
Mites at the Tristan Bates Theatre is an extremely well acted, funny piece, that get’s you thinking. A must see.
James Mannion’s deeply disturbing but bleakly funny play Mites is given a thoroughly gripping production at the Tristan Bates Theatre.
An isolated woman, a pest controller and a talking cat… but which is which? We think we’ve got one character sussed! Take a look at these candid images from the rehearsal room of new darkly comic tale Mites for a hint of what to expect from James Mannion’s latest play, then book your tickets!
Bleakly comic, psychological thriller Mites, which tells the story of a vulnerable woman, a pest controller and a talkative feline, will receive its world premiere at London’s Tristan Bates Theatre this autumn. Time to book your tickets!
Brighton Fringe hit The Geminus has sailed the high seas from the south coast to London for the Camden Fringe, and they have the wind in their sales with some fantastic reviews. Take a look at what’s been said, and at the new production images from its London run, then book your tickets!
‘The work we do in times of crisis as healers, storytellers and carers is lost because for years this work has never been associated with strength and power.’ Camden Fringe drama The Net explores four women on opposite sides of a divide but caught in the centre of a war. The play’s writer Zoë Guzy-Sprague and producers Caley Powell & Marta da Silva told us about its inspiration, the importance of an all-female team and more.
“I was struck by how arbitrary the borders and walls felt”. A trip to Israel sparked Zoë Guzy-Sprague’s imagination to create drama about women on opposite sides of a border, The Net. Watch what she has to say about the show, and what the producers say about the importance of an all-female creative team, then book your tickets.
As playwright Khairul Kamsani puts it, international production Discord of Discourse explores the “conundrum between communication and perception”. Check out what he told us about the Camden Fringe show, then book your tickets.
A quartet of female stories about war, US playwright Zoë Guzy-Sprague’s The Net will run for a week in London this summer as part of the Camden Fringe. Book your tickets now.
Telling a tale of love between art and science, Discord of Discourse, which was first seen in Hong Kong in 2015, comes to Camden Fringe this August. Book your tickets now!
Hilarious and thought-provoking, Mega – Alex Milne’s debut as both writer and director – focuses on whether we find our identities or simply create them?
Following an award-nominated run at the Brighton Fringe earlier this year, Blue Devil Productions’ dark romance The Geminus comes to London’s Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe 2019. Book you tickets now!
First debuting at Maiden Speech Festival 2018, When It Happens returns to the Tristan Bates Theatre for Camden Fringe. We speak to the show’s writer Rachel Causer, who also plays Jenny in the show, and Kennedy Bloomer, the show’s director.
A royal. A witch. A popstar. They come from very different worlds, but are more alike than you might think, certainly in Alex Milne’s new all-female comedy MEGA, which runs at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Discover more in the trailer, then book your tickets!
Written and directed by Alex Milne, all-female comedy about identity MEGA will play a short season at the Tristan Bates Theatre this month. Time to book your tickets!
First things first, how good a title for a play is Sad About The Cows? Pretty bloody good I would argue. It’s also a pretty bloody good play, as it happens.
“Brave and powerful storytelling” – The first audiences have been in to see Michelle Payne’s dark comedy about one young woman’s obsession with her body, Sad About The Cows, and they’re shouting about it on Twitter. Have a look at what they had too say, and the fantastic new production images, then book your tickets!
This week playwright, director and performer Michelle Payne brings her one-woman show Sad About The Cows to Tristan Bates Theatre.
Writer/performer Michelle Payne tells us why it was so important for her to create a likeable character for whom mental health was only one part of her story, and how she drew on her own experiences to create Sad About The Cows. Read the interview then book your tickets!