Winners of the Offies 2020 Awards, held at Battersea Arts Centre, have been announced. It was the tenth anniversary year of the awards presented by Off West End.
Director Lee Lyford has bought together a fine mixture of comedy, family fun and mystery to this adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s The Falcon’s Malteser.
After an extraordinary masterclass in the life and work of solicitors and estate agents, Kath and I can honestly say out loud (and believe) that we will be leaving Suffolk on Tuesday after 11 years in Gothic House, and heading to Blackness on Wednesday to start a Scottish chapter in our lives. We take over […]
Our story follows the Cave family in their home; the Cave’s antique emporium located in the Victorian London Seven Dials filled with wonderful and eccentric curiosities.
The stage set consists of a table littered with various paraphernalia: bottles of alcohol, drugs, a teddy bear and a mounted dildo. The action takes place in this space over the period of a night where everything is at stake.
Theatre company Rusted Dust have done a Columbo with the title – there’s Nazis, there’s murder, there’s the station’s first female Detective Constable. Buried in The Many Crimes of Hector Cartwright is a brilliant plot, funny lines and good characters, but work needs to be done to bring out its full potential.
Ebi, Bess and Hannah are homeless, living in tents in Archway. The three have a mutually beneficial relationship – nineteen-year-old Hannah has older and wiser people looking after her, and her doe eyed youth brings in a lot more money from their begging trips.
A couple of miles along the Essex coast from Clacton, is the village of Jaywick. Jaywick has the distinction of being the most deprived area of Britain.
Alice spent most of her teen years locked in a second floor spare bedroom, kidnapped by a man she never names. Deprived of her adolescence, the young woman is largely left to figure out how to be an adult on her own once she escapes.
No words, no set, one man and one chair. Using soundscape, lighting and actor James Cross’ elastic limbs, Theatre Imaginers have created an innovative physical performance of a man’s disorientating journey through an overwhelming city.
Since he was little, John Spartan has been obsessed with outer space. His whole existence revolves around being an astronaut so as a young man, he enrolls in Space Base in order to fulfill his life’s purpose.
As a concept, it’s a sound one – both time periods are troubled by populism, poverty and fundamentalism. The production is, unfortunately, hugely disappointing.
The Yorkshire town where Ash is set loves smoking, and the residents aren’t set to quit anytime soon – George Crozier certainly isn’t planning to.
This unnerving show features a strong performance from Hannah Norris, but the story itself feels muddled and unclear.
If you’ve been to site-specific arts events before, like Punchdrunk orBum Bum Train or Theatre Delicatessen, you’ve probably ricocheted from one scene or event to another, feeling somewhere between a film extra and a peeping tom. Heritage Arts and the crew behind Silent Opera bring you closer to the action and whilst there’s a certain […]
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