We round up the reviews for Gemma Lawrence’s play Sunnymead Court, running at the Tristan Bates theatre for a limited time.
‘It’s an opportunity to celebrate live theatre’: James Hillier directs Sunnymead Court at the Tristan Bates Theatre
Director James Hillier chatted to Emma Clarendon about Sunnymead Court by Gemma Lawrence, playing at the Tristan Bates Theatre from 22 September 2020.
‘Pushes the envelope of the monologue genre’: DECLAN – The Actors Centre (Online review)
Jimbo is 12 and on the cusp of young adulthood. Both his body and his mind are confused about its identity and the world around him is not much help.
NEWS: Online premiere of one-man play Declan raises funds for The Actors Centre
Declan, a new play written and performed by Alistair Hall, is making its debut online to raise funds for London’s The Actors Centre.
NEWS: The Actors Centre announces a week-long Graduate Festival for cancelled showcases
With drama school final year showcases cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Actors Centre has announced a week-long Graduate Festival, which will take place in its flagship venue, the Tristan Bates Theatre from 6 to 10 July 2020.
Rehearsal photos: Preparations continue for the premiere of In Search of a White Identity
With all government-advised precautions in place, the Actors Centre continues its preparations for this month’s strictly limited premiere run of Cliffordkuju Henry’s powerful new play In Search of a White Identity. What have the cast been getting up to in rehearsals? Check out our gallery.
NEWS: Sexual harassment drama #MR.SIMONSAID comes to Tristan Bates Theatre
“Unsettlingly well-observed” exploration into the greyer areas of sexual harassment, Thomas Holloway’s drama #MR.SIMONSAID will stage a London run at Tristan Bates Theatre next month. Book you tickets now!
‘Compelling, provocative drama’: STICKS & STONES – Tristan Bates Theatre
Written by Dameon Garnett in response to the ongoing debate around free speech, Sticks and Stones is a fascinating two-hander that explores how we talk about issues of race, class and privilege in 2020 Britain.
New post-show Q&A: Join Terri at Tristan Bates Theatre for In Search of a White Identity
As part of the industry-invite, opening night performance of In Search of a White Identity, the first new play developed and produced in association with The Actors Centre, I’ll chair a discussion about both the play and the theatre’s future plans.
NEWS: In Search of a White Identity marks first Actors Centre co-pro, Extra performance added by demand
Signalling its commitment to its newly announced direction with the Tristan Bates Theatre and John Thaw Studios, The Actors Centre this month presents the premiere of Cliffordkuju Henry’s powerful new play In Search of a White Identity, the first production that has been developed and produced in association with the Centre.
NEWS: The Actors Centre announces new direction, including works-in-progress support & four-week runs at Tristan Bates Theatre
The Actors Centre, the UK’s leading development organisation for the acting profession, with its main-house performance the Tristan Bates Theatre, has announced a new direction, including major progamming changes and a new senior leadership team.
WATCH: First look at new trailer for Edinburgh Fringe hit It’s Beautiful, Over There
Discover more about Stephanie Greenwood’s one-woman show about grief and storytelling It’s Beautiful, Over There with its new trailer. Take a look then book your tickets!
NEWS: Very Rascals brings tale of grief It’s Beautiful, Over There to London
Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019, Stephanie Greenwood’s autobiographical one-woman show It’s Beautiful, Over There will receive a London run at the Tristan Bates Theatre in February. Book your tickets now!
‘Hilarious & thought-provoking’: NOR WOMAN NEITHER – Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★★
The exposing environment of Nor Woman Neither gives the two actors nothing to hide behind but their exceptional talent and we simply don’t need anything else.
FIRST LOOK: Peek into the 50s hospital of new love story Bed Seven
Feeling down? Make these production images from new feelgood tale Bed Seven you medicine. Take a look, then book your tickets.
BEHIND THE SCENES: Take a look at the cast bedding in with rehearsal images for new drama Bed Seven
How many rehearsal rooms have their own beds? But that doesn’t mean the cast of new drama Bed Seven are taking it easy! Check out the rehearsal gallery, then book your tickets.
Family tales, proper jobs and supporting the local community: Simon de Cintra tells us about new play Bed Seven
“My father would mischievously try and shock people at social gatherings by telling them that he met his wife ‘in bed’”. Playwright Simon de Cintra tells us the truth behind that story and how it inspired his first play, Bed Seven.
NEWS: Hospital-set love story Bed Seven brings a dose of feel good to Tristan Bates Theatre
Love bridges the class divide in Simon de Cintra’s new 1950s-set play Bed Seven, which brings its spirit-lifting tale to the Tristan Bates Theatre next month. Time to book your tickets.
WATCH: Get a flavour for Victorian detective fun with the trailer for Sherlock Holmes in A Scandal in Bohemia and peek into rehearsals
Discover the Victorian fun on offer with Sherlock Holmes in A Scandal in Bohemia (and other tales) with the trailer for the Struts And Frets production running at the Tristan Bates Theatre this week, then book your tickets quickly!
NEWS: London audiences get second chance to see Sherlock Holmes in A Scandal in Bohemia at Tristan Bates Theatre
Following a successful summer run at Camden People’s Theatre earlier this years, Struts and Frets Theatre bring their acclaimed production of Sherlock Holmes in A Scandal in Bohemia (and other tales) to the Tristan Bates Theatre next week. Get booking quickly!