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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

WATCH: Check out the striking trailer for Urban Wolf’s acclaimed Custody by Featured Content

Powerful and hard-hitting, the trailer for Custody cuts straight to the heart of the hit drama about police brutality. Steel yourself, watch the trailer, then book your tickets for the play'…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

NEWS: Gabriel Akuwudike stars in post-Brexit, post-Grenfell update of An Enemy of the People by Featured Content

Henrik Ibsen's 1892 classic An Enemy of the People is given a 21st-century Brexit Britain, post-Grenfell update care of writer and director Jolley Gosnold in a new production staged this sum…

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NEWS: Acclaimed touring tale of police brutality, Custody arrives at London’s Ovalhouse by Featured Content

After touring the UK during May, hit drama Custody returns to the Ovalhouse this week. The piece, which explores the impact of police brutality of BAME communities, enjoyed a successful run …

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PHOTOS: Will Trump check in to see how Brexit preparations are going at the King’s Head? by Featured Content

Welcome or not, Donald Trump has made clear his opinions on Brexit. During this week's State Visit, will he make time to check how Brexit preparations are going at the King's Head Theatre? M…

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‘It’s rare for fringe companies like ours to reach this level’: James Newton’s on The Wardrobe Ensemble’s West End debut with Education Educ by Featured Content

The Wardrobe Ensemble's award-winning devised hit Education Education Education is coming to the West End for one month only. We've rounded up highlights from some of the production's rave r…

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NEWS: Zoo Co’s award-winning, BSL inclusive Sirens launches summer tour by Featured Content

Zoo Co's award-winning Sirens, the creatively captioned and BSL inclusive show giving ancient Greek mythology a modern feminist twist, launches a UK tour this month including dates at London…

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

‘I felt an immediate connection, as a director & as a mum’: Kate Bannister on premiering Precious Little in London by Featured Content

American playwright Madeleine George's acclaimed 2009 three-hander Precious Little gets its UK premiere at Brockley Jack Theatre, where it's now running until 15 June 2019. We caught up with…

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

PHOTOS: What’s influenced The Flies’ design? How are rehearsals going? by Featured Content

We're counting down to the tenth-anniversary return of Exchange Theatre's bi-lingual production of Jean-Paul Sartre's The Flies. What has influenced the set design for Jean-Paul Sartre's pol…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

‘Even though I’ve heard it lots of times I still find it really informative’: Director Penelope Chater on Vaudeville of the Vulva by Featured Content

"Watch the feather duster!" That's the ambiguous advice from director Penelope Chater, whose production, Laura-Doe's Vaudeville of the Vulva, arrives at the Bread and Roses Theatre next week…

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‘These guys are our future artists and audiences’: Molly Taylor on creating What Was Left for the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Bridge Company by Featured Content

Normally the cast is created to fit the play, but not with What Was Left; playwright Molly Taylor created that piece to fit the exciting company of young performers she is working with. She …

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NEWS: Ryan Craig’s Games for Lovers comedy premieres at The Vaults, Cast announced by Featured Content

Ryan Craig's brand-new comedy about modern millennial romance, Games for Lovers, gets its world premiere this summer in a bespoke pop-up space at The Vaults, one of three shows produced by J…

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NEWS: Oneness Sankara premieres tale of motherhood, Chasing Rainbows, at Hoxton Hall by Featured Content

Performance poet Oneness Sankara's new play Chasing Rainbows, a mother's poetic love letter written to a daughter separated from her by space and time, will premiere at London's Hoxton Hall …

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

‘Are we all only two mistakes from homelessness?’: Caroline Gray on the inspiration for Taking Liberties by Featured Content

How did a comment that stuck in the mind, an Olivier Award-winning playwright and TV show Shameless combine to help create new comedy Taking Liberties? Playwright Caroline Gray and director …

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‘Fascism is rising everywhere’: WATCH behind-the-scenes videos for Sartre’s The Flies by Featured Content

Exchange Theatre first staged their production of Jean-Paul Sartre's The Flies in 2009 in the wake of the Iraq War and lies around Weapons of Mass Destruction. A decade later, how much (more…

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‘I wanted to write something that had no other function apart from making people laugh’: Jennifer Selway on new comedy Flat Out by Featured Content

When times are tough, we could all do with a laugh. That's what was at the forefront of journalist and playwright Jennifer Selway's mind when she created her new farce Flat Out. Discover her…

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‘We have been conditioned to diminish the potential for pleasure that is present in our bodies’: Laura-Doe Harris on Vaudeville of the Vulva by Featured Content

Why did entertainer and somatic sexologist Laura-Doe Harris begin performing her international hit cabaret about female sexuality, what are the myths she's still trying to dispel and how did…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

PHOTOS & VIDEOS: More on the making of Dante or Die’s User Not Found by Featured Content

Only a few more chances to see Dante or Die's acclaimed site-specific, one-man play User Not Found, running at The CoffeeWorks Project next to Battersea Power Station until this Sunday 2 Jun…

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PHOTOS: Sneak into the rehearsal room for new comedy Cuttings, set in the world of theatrical PR by Featured Content

What does the world of a theatre PR look like? These snaps from the rehearsals of Cuttings aren't giving much away apart from a stark contrast between pensive worry and joy. But maybe that's…

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WATCH: Brexit’s Adam Masters launches his bid to be our new Prime Minister by Featured Content

#BorisJohnsonShouldNotBePM, as they say on Twitter. Nor should Michael Gove, Dominic Raab, Andrea Leadsom or any of the rest of them. We're lobbying for Adam Masters, who's just launched his…

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WATCH: Ease the Game of Thrones withdrawal symptoms with this teaser for Westeros-themed theatrical feast Dinner is Coming by Featured Content

Don't go cold turkey on Game of Thrones. In fact, do the opposite. Indulge in a feast fit for the seven kingdoms with The Vaults' Dinner Is Coming. Check out the new trailer for the parody o…

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PHOTOS: Who’s the gorilla? Behind the scenes in Precious Little rehearsals by Featured Content

We're counting down to the London premiere of American playwright Madeleine George's 2009 all-female three-hander Precious Little this week. While you were enjoying your Bank Holiday Weekend…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

NEWS: Crossline Theatre’s tale of sexual empowerment, Friday Night Love Poem, comes to Camden People’s Theatre by Featured Content

Friday Night Love Poem, a trio of tales about young women exploring their sexuality for the first time, comes to Camden People's Theatre later this week as part of the venue's Calm Down, Dea…

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Monday, May 27, 2019

FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★ reviews are in for ‘powerful & hard-hitting female tale’ Blueprint Medea by Featured Content

Take Euripides, Kurdish resistance and refugees in London and what do you get? "A powerful and hard-hitting female tale." We've rounded up highlights from reviews of the premiere of Julia Pa…

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

NEWS: Madeleine George’s Precious Little gets its London premiere, cast announced by Featured Content

Award-winning American playwright Madeleine George's 2009 play Precious Little gets its London premiere this week at Brockley Jack Studio Theatre care of the five-star and 15-time Offie-nomi…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

NEWS: Jennifer Selway premieres new comedy Flat Out at Upstairs at the Gatehouse by Featured Content

Flat Out, the new comedy from Jennifer Selway about real estate, mice and adultery, will premiere at Highgate's Upstairs at the Gatehouse later this month. Book you tickets for the laughter-…

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NEWS: Game of Thrones’ Meena Rayann stars in Exchange Theatre’s tenth anniversary The Flies by Featured Content

Multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary Exchange Theatre celebrates its tenth anniversary next month with a revival of their inaugural hit, Jean-Paul Sartre's The Flies, performed in both Engl…

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FEATURED SHOW: What do critics say about ★★★★★ ‘love letter to the 1990s’ Education Education Education? by Featured Content

The Wardrobe Ensemble's award-winning devised hit Education Education Education is coming to the West End for one month only. We've rounded up highlights from some of the production's rave r…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS: Julia Pascal’s Blueprint Medea premieres at the Finborough by Featured Content

Blueprint Medea, written and directed by Julia Pascal, receives its world premiere at the Finborough Theatre tonight (23 May 2019). Check out our first-look production shots gallery - and th…

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PHOTOS: Alastair Hill & David Kerby-Kendall mirror each other in 20:40 rehearsals by Featured Content

In new two-hander 20:40, Alastair Hill and author David Kerby-Kendall are onstage together as the same man at two different points in his life. Sneak a peek into their preparations ahead of …

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

PHOTOS: Take a peek at myth-dispelling cabaret, Laura-Doe’s Vaudeville of the Vulva by Featured Content

A nun, a professor and cushions you wouldn't expect to see adorning your Nan's sofa - Have a first look at these production images from Laura-Doe's Vaudeville of the Vulva, then book your ti…

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FIRST LOOK: Post-its and poses – Check out the new production images from Sad About The Cows and see what’s being said on Twitter by Featured Content

"Brave and powerful storytelling" - The first audiences have been in to see Michelle Payne's dark comedy about one young woman's obsession with her body, Sad About The Cows, and they're shou…

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