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Sunday, September 25, 2022

NEWS: Guinea Pigs premiere marks 70th anniversary of first British nuclear detonation by Featured Content

Guinea Pigs, a new play that shines a light on Britain's decades-long nuclear testing cover-up, written by the daughter of a test veteran, premieres next month at London's The Space, coincid…

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

NEWS: Follow the trail of Kemp’s Jig, an Elizabethan tale of bruised egos & sore feet, from Norwich to London by Featured Content

In 1600 English Will Kemp triumphantly arrived in Norwich after Morris dancing the entire 125-mile journey from London. Now audiences can relive his one-man romp through the country lanes of…

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NEWS: Harold Shipman records his confession in The Quality of Mercy premiere by Featured Content

A new one-man play about notorious British serial killer Harold Shipman, written by a former patient and relative of one of his victims, receives its world premiere this month in London. Tim…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

NEWS: The unglamorous side of showbusiness is revealed in Marie Lloyd Stole My Life – now on a regional tour by Featured Content

In the centenary year of Marie Lloyd’s death, J.J. Leppink’s Marie Lloyd Stole My Life, beginning a regional tour on 18 September at Colchester’s Headgate Theatre, tells the story of h…

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Monday, September 12, 2022

FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★★ Flashbang is ‘full of the usual Proforca magic’. Reviews are in! by Featured Content

Flashbang, Proforca Theatre's latest new play at London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre, has attracted a slew of five- and four-star reviews for its premiere production, which must end this Sat…

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NEWS: Anita Luna follows The Diva with Full of Shit premiere at Clapham Fringe by Featured Content

After the success with Anita Luna THE DIVA at Clapham Fringe last year, award-winning Italian cabaret artist Anita Giovanni is back at the festival this year, debuting her new show Full of S…

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

PHOTOS: Proforca Theatre’s latest explosive new play Flashbang premieres by Featured Content

Who are your mates forever? What would blow your world apart? Flashbang, Proforca Theatre's latest explosive new play, premieres this week at London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre. Check out t…

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

NEWS: Go on a voyage of emotions with dark thriller The Drought at the King’s Head Theatre by Featured Content

Pither Productions is presenting the London premiere of Nina Atesh’s atmospheric dark thriller The Drought –a drama of desperation, dread and deception set to take the audience on a voya…

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Monday, September 5, 2022

NEWS: Joe Penhall’s play Landscape With Weapon remains as relevant as ever in OnBook’s new production at the Cockpit by Featured Content

A brand-new production of Joe Penhall’s brilliant 2007 play Landscape With Weapon – about the moral dilemma faced by a scientist involved in creating weapons of mass destruction – wil…

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

NEWS: A musical about panto? Oh Yes I Am! at the King’s Head Theatre is proof there is nothing like a Dame by Featured Content

Is it a musical? Is it panto? Is it a musical about panto? Find out when you see OH YES I AM!, arriving at London’s King’s Head from 11-12 September 2022.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Does prison actually work? Playwright James Kenworth on reformer Elizabeth Fry + show trailer by Featured Content

Elizabeth Fry: The Angel of Prisons, the latest in a series of site-specific plays inspired by the history of Newham in east London, is running this week in the Elizabeth Fry Room at Canning…

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VIDEO: ‘Me & my mates were going to be best friends forever’. Watch Proforca’s Flashbang trailer! by Featured Content

What happens when your world is blown apart? The trailer for Flashbang, Proforca Theatre's latest explosive new play, packs a punch. Have a watch - and then get booking!

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

NEWS: Site-specific premiere of Elizabeth Fry: The Angel of Prisons tells the story of Victorian reformer by Featured Content

The world premiere of Elizabeth Fry: The Angel of Prisons, the latest in a series of site-specific plays inspired by the history of Newham in east London, will be staged in the Elizabeth Fry…

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Monday, August 15, 2022

NEWS: Gear up for the world premiere of new British musical RIDE at the Charing Cross Theatre by Featured Content

Award-winning new musical RIDE, charting one woman’s radical act and exploring the lies we tell to escape ourselves, gears up for its first full production at London’s Charing Cross Thea…

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

PHOTOS: Sneak a peek into rehearsals for the premiere of Proforca’s Flashbang by Featured Content

It's just four weeks to go until the world premiere of Proforca Theatre's latest explosive new play Flashbang, which has a strictly limited run launching the new autumn season at London's Li…

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Monday, August 1, 2022

‘I cannot wait for a kebab’: Writer & performer Christopher Wollaton on fasting while reviving his workout obsession play Brawn by Featured Content

Christopher Wollaton discusses the return of his solo show Brawn, revived as part of the King’s Head Theatre’s Boys!Boys!Boys! Season. The play, exploring body dysmorphia and mental heal…

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Friday, July 29, 2022

NEWS: Five-star one-man play My Own Private Shakespeare transfers from Toronto to the Edinburgh Fringe by Featured Content

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is back and standing out from the crowd will be the critically acclaimed play My Own Private Shakespeare, fresh from a sold-out, three-week run in Toronto, Cana…

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

‘There’s beauty in every story no matter how everyday it feels’: Fred Wardale on being one of the Flashbang boys by Featured Content

After acclaim last year in Lately, Fred Wardale returns to London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre in Proforca Theatre's new explosive premiere Flashbang, written by James Lewis and helmed by ar…

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Monday, July 18, 2022

Meet the cast: Four Ryans are ready for Flashbang, Proforca’s latest at Lion & Unicorn by Featured Content

Four up-and-coming actors will star in the world premiere of Proforca Theatre's latest explosive new play Flashbang, which has a strictly limited run at the start of the new autumn season at…

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Monday, July 11, 2022

NEWS: Proforca Theatre premieres Flashbang, its fifth new play by James Lewis by Featured Content

After lauded productions of Feel, At Last, Lately and Volcano, Proforca Theatre premieres Flashbang, its latest new play by James Lewis at London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre this autumn. Ti…

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Sunday, June 26, 2022

FEATURED SHOW: ‘Spell-binding’, ‘jaw-dropping’ Coventry-set May Queen is back. Read the reviews! by Featured Content

Have you read the reviews for Frankie Meredith's May Queen yet? Originally premiered last year as part of Paines Plough's Roundabout season, this 'spell-binding' piece set in Coventry is now…

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Saturday, June 18, 2022

‘The idea was really rooted in Coventry’: Frankie Meredith on her play May Queen, now returning to Belgrade Theatre by Featured Content

Originally premiered last year as part of Paines Plough’s acclaimed Roundabout Season, May Queen returns to Coventry's Belgrade Theatre for a strictly limited season. Midlands writer Frank…

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Friday, June 17, 2022

VIDEO: Celebrities are raving about Sally Rogers’ debut play The Still Room by Featured Content

Word of mouth on Sally Rogers' debut play The Still Room is spreading fast, with celebrity fans including Alison Steadman, David Morrissey, Maxine Peake, Johnny Flynn and others. Check out t…

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Monday, May 30, 2022

‘Banquet waitressing is brutal’: Actor-turned writer Sally Rogers on the 1980s memories that inspired her debut play The Still Room by Featured Content

Remember the 1980s? Charles and Diana's wedding? Sally Rogers does. The actor-turned-playwright draws on her own personal memories and experiences in her debut play, the 1980s-set, coming-of…

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NEWS: Belgrade Theatre restages Paines Plough May Queen in Coventry, 25 Jun-2 Jul by Featured Content

After its successful premiere last year as part of Paines Plough’s Roundabout Season, Midlands writer Frankie Meredith’s May Queen returns to Coventry's Belgrade Theatre for a strictly l…

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Sunday, May 29, 2022

‘Who is entitled to sexual confidence? How to express desire?’: Lauren Morley on her new play The Collab, premiering this week by Featured Content

Lauren Morley's new play The Collab, inspired by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing and YouTube sex abuse scandals, premieres this week at London's The Space care o…

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

NEWS: Female Ukrainian artists versus male dictatorship in the topical Love & Destruction at the Playground Theatre by Featured Content

In association with The Ukrainian Cultural Association in the UK (UCA-UK) London’s Playground Theatre is presenting Love & Destruction, celebrating the work of female Ukrainian artists…

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Friday, May 20, 2022

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Sneak a peek behind the scenes of The Still Room rehearsals by Featured Content

We're counting down to the long-awaited world premiere of Cold Feet actor-turned-playwright Sally Rogers' debut play The Still Room, which opens at London's Park Theatre next month. Sneak a …

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

NEWS: Aequitas premieres Lauren Morley’s The Collab at The Space, 31 May-11 Jun by Featured Content

Aequitas Theatre returns to the stage this month with the world premiere of Lauren Morley's topical new play The Collab, about the grey areas of online consent. It runs at The Space in Londo…

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Friday, May 13, 2022

FEATURED: Buckle up for London’s freshest multi-arts festival ChewFest at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre by Featured Content

Following cancellation after cancellation of festivals for early-career creatives to showcase their work, the OFFIE award-winning ChewBoy Productions is curating ChewFest, a week-long event …

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

NEWS: Cold Feet actor Sally Rogers’ playwriting debut The Still Room premieres in June by Featured Content

Cold Feet actor-turned-playwright Sally Rogers' debut play The Still Room finally gets its world premiere in June at London's Park Theatre, with a cast that includes her former co-star in Th…

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