Harold Pinter’s The Dwarfs is a fascinating glimpse into the development of one of the major playwrights of the 20th century and this production does it full credit.
It’s the little things. Like using up the kitchen roll when there’s no toilet paper, or not getting some milk when the carton’s run out.
More than four centuries after William Shakespeare died in 1616, aged 52 on his own birthday (23 April), questions remain about the authorship of his prodigious output – including nearly forty plays and more than 150 sonnets.
While its limited run has now finished at the White Bear Theatre, you can still experience the joy of Anton Chekhov’s Vaudevilles care of MyTheatreMates founder Terri Paddock’s post-show discussion. Maybe another revival is on the cards?
As part of her resumed post-show talk series, Mates founder Terri Paddock will chair a discussion following the performance of Mercurius Theatre’s revival of Anton Chekhov’s Vaudevilles, adapted by Michael Frayn, at London’s White Bear Thatre on Wednesday 27 October 2021. Time to get booking!
Prolific Off West End producers Mercurius Theatre — nominated for a staggering eight Offies — return with their critically-acclaimed production of Anton Chekhov’s Vaudevilles next month.
Don’t Send Flowers at the White Bear Theatre is a really thoughtful and enjoyable piece of new writing from My Theatre Mates’ Emily Garside, sensitively presented by a talented team.
Returning after sell-out development dates in 2019, Swimming, Alex Bower’s new play about bisexuality and “choosing lanes”, returns this month to London’s White Bear Theatre for its world premiere in a three-week season, running from 3 to 21 August 2021.
“After months of being deprived of collective experiences, Take Off Your Cornflakes is an unvarnished, quintessentially theatrical sharing of the drama of our own humanity.” Those were the words of critic Barbara Lewis on seeing the recent UK premiere of Mark Lockyer’s critically-acclaimed adaptation of Rose Henderson and Pat Nolan’s play at the White Bear Theatre. Following a successful run at the venue, the show now transfers to St Margaret’s House in London’s Bethnal Green for a short season from 6-9 July 2021.
The first of two press night for the White Bear’s latest production Take Off Your Cornflakes saw Mark Lockyer leave the stage to rapturous applause. After performing to sell-out audiences across Ireland in 2019, the play is currently making its UK premiere.
Having played to sell-out audiences across Ireland in 2019 Rose Henderson and Pat Nolan’s critically-acclaimed play Take Off Your Cornflakes receives its UK premiere at London’s White Bear Theatre from 2-12 June 2021, adapted by and starring Mark Lockyer.
Presented by an OffWestEnd OnComm awarded team, David Harrold’s play Villain In Tinseltown – ‘a satirical monologue and life warning from the legendary, Oscar-winning actor George Sanders – is the production reopening London’s White Bear Theatre from 18- 29 May 2021.
Actress and writer Georgina Barley refused to feel defeated by the cancellation of her debut play Lovesick six months ago due to the Covid crisis. Instead Georgina put her mind to creating a version of the piece that could be staged post-lockdown and she can’t wait to share it with audiences at London’s White Bear Theatre from 13-17 October 2020.
There was disappointment for writer and actress Georgina Barley in April this year when the planned run of her debut play Lovesick at London’s White Bear Theatre was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but six months later a new ‘Covid edit’ version of the piece is back in the venue’s programme, directed by Helen Tennison and running from 13-17 October 2020.
Just a few days left to see Big Boots Theatre’s production of John Osborne’s 1956 landmark classic Look Back in Anger, the first revival of the play in London in 12 years. Why should you rush to the White Bear Theatre to catch it this week? We’ve rounded up review highlights. Time to get booking – fast!
Following a journey that began in 2018, story of life-altering change following a heart transplant, Lovesick, runs at the White Bear Theatre later this month. Time to book your tickets.
Big Boots Theatre’s revival of John Osborne’s 1956 “kitchen-sink” classic Look Back in Anger is now open at London’s White Bear, where it’s running until 14 March 2020. How is today’s rage captured by the young cast? Check out our production shots gallery – and then get booking!
Jimmy Porter is the Heathcliff of kitchen sink drama. Dark, sexy, harsh, demanding, cruel; his vicious turns of phrase delivered in poetic flourishes, excite and repel in equal measure.
Cherie – My Struggle is thoroughly enjoyable and one can imagine Cherie Blair seeing it and not feeling at all hard done by. The play is not a hagiography, but you leave the theatre being pro-Cherie – or at least anti-anti-Cherie. Highly recommended!
Big Boots Theatre brings John Osborne’s 1956 classic Look Back in Anger to the London fringe with a fresh young cast from 25 February. Osborne biographer Peter Whitebrook explains why the play was so disruptive in post-war Britain and why, 60 years on, it has stood the test of time. Time to get booking!