In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 27 October 2019). Maryam Philpott is gripped by the work of Claire Foy and Matt Smith in Lungs at The Old Vic…
What S. Asher Gelman has achieved with Afterglow is a thoughtful and nuanced piece of theatre that addresses the challenge of maintaining a relationship through life-change, as well as managing imbalanced sexual appetite within an established couple.
Afterglow raises more questions than answers, but is an honest piece of theatre about the universal themes of love, sex and marriage, and everything in between.
Do you recognise the London depicted in Penelope Skinner’s acclaimed play Eigengrau? Check out our bumper gallery of new productions shots for Georgie Staight’s revival at Waterloo East. Time to get booking – running until 22 September only!
Do you know what the definition of “eigengrau” is? We reckon the cast have been discussing its nuances and symbolism in the rehearsal room for Penelope Skinner’s play named after it. Sneak a peek behind the scenes with our photo gallery. Time to get booking!
Penelope Skinner’s 2010 “modern urban fairytale” Eigengrau is revived at London’s Waterloo East Theatre this month. CentreStage’s Chloe Fry caught up with director Georgie Staight about why the play is so relatable, particularly for twenty-something Londoners. Time to get booking!
In the wake of the UK government’s launch of its “Let’s Talk Loneliness” campaign, Dark Skies Theatre is mounting a brand-new production of Penelope Skinner’s 2010 “modern urban fairytale” Eigengrau for a strictly limited season next month. Time to get booking!
Tom Hartwell’s play Before 30 is now making its way up to Edinburgh for a stint at the Festival Fringe prior to a one-off performance at the United Solo Theatre Festival in New York this November
An energetic cast and an understated performance from Pogo the Summer Street dog are not enough to save this problematic show at the Waterloo East Theatre.
Summer Street never pretends to be anything other than what it is: a spoof comedy musical that takes an already over-the-top TV format and takes it up another notch or three.
Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best theatre openings in May.
From his first experience of Martin Luther King to why a telephone plays such an important role in his play, writer and performer Christopher Tajah tells us about his hit one-man Martin Luther King drama, Dream of A King. Read his fascinating interview, then book your tickets!
Hit Martin Luther King play Dream of a King is about to head off on a mini-tour of London before taking this insightful tale to the Brighton Fringe. Take a look at writer/performer Christopher Tajah taking on the role of the iconic civil rights leader, then book your tickets!
What can you expect from a trip to see Tom Hartwell’s acclaimed Before 30 when it returns to the London stage next month? Well, if these production shots are anything to go by, a fetching pink helmet and a delightful turquoise tracksuit top at the very least! Take a look then book your tickets!
Following a successful run at The Playground Theatre in January, Christopher Tajah’s hit one-man play about Martin Luther King, Dream of a King, returns to the stage this spring. A tour of London in February and March will take it to Drayton Arms Theatre (26 February-2 March 2019), Waterloo East Theatre (12, 13, 19 & 20 March) and Bridge House Theatre (21-24 March), before it heads to the Brighton Fringe from 20-22 May.
Tom Hartwell’s hit play about the targets we aim for by certain ages of our life, Before 30, returns to London this spring. The one-man show runs at Waterloo East Theatre from 26 February to 3 March 2019. Book your tickets now!
The Greater Game has now sold out its limited run to 24 November 2018 at Waterloo East Theatre. But we still wanted to share highlights from this first of Mate Stephanie Ressort’s three-part interview with the team. Read the full series on View From The Outside…
The Greater Game tells the remarkable true story of what happened when 41 members of Leyton Orient Football Club, including ten first team players, officials and backroom staff, enlisted at the outbreak of World War I.
This weekend, we officially mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. Adam Morley’s new production of Michael Head’s The Greater Game is one of the theatre productions marking the occasions and several critics have noted just what a “fitting tribute” it is. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review highlights below. Time to get booking!
As part of rehearsals for The Greater Game, Michael Greco, James Phelps and the cast paid a very special visit to the grounds of Leyton Orient, where the real-life characters they play left the pitch to volunteer en masse during World War One. Check out our gallery of photos – and then get booking!