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Friday, March 4, 2022

NEWS: After Electrolyte success, Wildcard presents new gig-style Tempest at Pleasance by Featured Content

Wildcard Theatre, the multi-award-winning company behind Edinburgh Fringe hit Electrolyte, mounts a highly anticipated new production of Tempest, coming to London's Pleasance Theatre from 11…

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022

NEWS: Strange Fish marks independent Ireland’s centenary with Dev’s Army revival by Featured Content

In 2022, 100 years on from the formation of the Irish state's independence from British rule, Strange Fish this month presents a new production of Dev's Army, Stuart D Lee's multi-award-winn…

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Friday, February 25, 2022

‘London is a character of its own in the play’: Jamie O’Neill on the premiere of Volcano by Featured Content

Jamie O'Neill stars in Proforca Theatre's Volcano, co-written by James Lewis and Georgie Bailey, which premieres at London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 8 to 12 March 2022. He took a bre…

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

FEATURED SHOW: Debs Newbold’s ★★★★★ Lost in Blue is ‘as hilarious as it is poignant’. Reviews are in! by Featured Content

Debs Newbold's Offies-nominated, one-woman Lost in Blue is "a gripping story... as hilarious as it is poignant", says Broadway Baby. We've rounded up highlights from the show's raft of other…

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

PHOTOS: Debs Newbold is in full storytelling action in one-woman play Lost in Blue by Featured Content

Debs Newbold officially opens to press tonight (17 February 2022) at London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre in her acclaimed one-woman show Lost in Blue, running for a limited season until 26 F…

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Monday, February 14, 2022

NEWS: Jamie O’Neill stars in Volcano, Proforca Theatre’s latest premiere at Lion & Unicorn by Featured Content

After lauded productions of Feel, At Last and Lately, Proforca Theatre premieres its latest new play by James Lewis, co-written with Georgie Bailey, at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre next mo…

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Sunday, February 13, 2022

NEWS: Sankofa, shortlisted for The Women’s Prize for Playwriting, premieres at Bread & Roses by Featured Content

Sankofa, shortlisted for The Women’s Prize for Playwriting 2021, gets its premiere this week at London's Bread & Roses Theatre. The one-woman play, written and performed by Nicole Acqu…

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Friday, February 11, 2022

‘This is a story about hope’: WATCH the trailer for Debs Newbold’s ‘astounding’ Lost in Blue by Featured Content

We're counting down to the London transfer of Debs Newbold's acclaimed one-woman show Lost in Blue, which runs at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 15 to 26 February 2022. The evocative tr…

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Tuesday, February 8, 2022

‘Sex between two disabled people isn’t often portrayed on stage’: Michael Southan on making his playwriting debut with Kerbs by Featured Content

Making its premiere at the Belgrade from 26 February to 5 March 2022, laugh-out-loud new comedy Kerbs is the debut play from disabled writer Michael Southan. We recently chatted with Michael…

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Monday, February 7, 2022

Do you want to be rewarded for going to the theatre? Here’s how by Featured Content

Are you one of the thousands of theatregoers that loves to take a quick photo of the stage from your seat before the curtains open for a show? Plenty of people do it, and it’s always nice …

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Friday, February 4, 2022

‘Big decisions were driven by this constant fear of missing my fertile window’: Writer & director Simona Hughes on the inspiration for About 5 by Featured Content

About 500, which takes its title from the number of ovulations a woman is likely to have in her life, finally gets its live premiere this month, rescheduled after two Vault Festival cancella…

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Wednesday, February 2, 2022

‘Vincent was living in that room when he did his ear’: Debs Newbold on how Vincent Van Gogh inspired her play Lost in Blue by Featured Content

In the second of our two-part Lost in Blue interview, writer and performer Debs Newbold discusses how Vincent Van Gogh's art inspired both the play and her own experiments with painting. Tim…

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NEWS: Kerbs, a comedy about dating whilst disabled, premieres at Belgrade Theatre by Featured Content

Kerbs, a new comedy about dating whilst disabled, receives its world premiere this month at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, in a co-production with Graeae, the UK's leading disabled-led thea…

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

NEWS: Twice-cancelled Vault show About 500 gets premiere at Union & Omnibus Theatres by Featured Content

About 500, Simona Hughes' acclaimed play about women's infertility, finally gets its live premiere this month with limited dates at London's Union and Omnibus Theatres. Time to get booking!

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Monday, January 31, 2022

NEWS: BAFTA winner Rosie Day’s Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon transfers to Southwark Playhouse by Featured Content

Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon, the acclaimed one-person show written and performed by BAFTA winner Rosie Day, transfers to London's Southwark Playhouse for a strictly limited season …

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

‘I am trying to paint pictures in the heads of the audience’: Debs Newbold on the power of sound in Lost in Blue by Featured Content

Lost in Blue, the gripping story of a man in a coma as told by the daughter who helped to put him there, comes to London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre in February. In the first of our two-par…

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Saturday, January 15, 2022

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri Paddock for Off-Broadway hit Freud’s Last Session by Featured Content

As part of her resumed post-show talk series, Mates founder Terri Paddock will chair a discussion at Freud's Last Session at London’s King's Head Theatre on Tuesday 25 January 2022. Time t…

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Friday, January 14, 2022

WATCH NOW: Crossline Theatre’s Friday Night Love Poem streaming via The Space by Featured Content

Friday Night Love Poem, the acclaimed play from female-led Crossline Theatre, is now streaming for a limited season via The Space Arts Centre, on-demand until Saturday 22 January 2022, inclu…

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

PHOTOS: Behind the scenes with Debs Newbold rehearsing Lost in Blue by Featured Content

Writer and performer Debs Newbold brings her acclaimed one-woman show Lost in Blue to London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre next month. Sneak a peek behind the scenes as she blends storytellin…

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Monday, January 10, 2022

‘This play debates the big issues. Is there a God? Do we own our lives?’: Director Peter Darney on Freud’s Last Session by Featured Content

King's Head Theatre associate artist Peter Darney returns to Islington to direct the European premiere of Mark St Germain's award-winning 2010 Off-Broadway play Freud’s Last Session. He to…

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

NEWS: One-woman show Lost in Blue transfers to London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre by Featured Content

After award-winning success at the Edinburgh Fringe and on tour, one-woman show Lost in Blue, written and performed by Debs Newbold, transfers to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre for its first…

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Tuesday, January 4, 2022

‘How does he behave when not in service of Scrooge?’: John Dagleish on returning to the role of Cratchit by Featured Content

Olivier Award winner John Dagleish played Bob Cratchit, Scrooge's lowly clerk, in the Old Vic's renowned production of A Christmas Carol. We talked to him about returning to the role in Crat…

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Friday, December 31, 2021

NEWS: Online lockdown hit Viper Squad gets its immersive live premiere by Featured Content

Schematic Theatre's award-winning online lockdown hit Viper Squad gets its live premiere in an immersive action-adventure at London's CoLab Tavern, running from 27 January to 22 March 2022.

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Thursday, December 30, 2021

NEWS: Off-Broadway hit Freud’s Last Session gets its European premiere at King’s Head by Featured Content

Mark St Germain's award-winning 2010 Off-Broadway play Freud’s Last Session gets its European premiere in January at London's King's Head Theatre, with a real-life psychiatrist playing Sig…

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

PHOTOS: First look at Albany Theatre’s Coventry-set A Christmas Carol by Featured Content

'God bless us, every one.' We've got a bumper gallery of production shots from Albany Theatre's stunning new, Coventry-set production of A Christmas Carol. The production runs until 26 Decem…

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WATCH NOW: Documentary IN Exchange shows the journey of an Offie-nominated French classic by Featured Content

David Furlong, the Mauritian-born actor and director currently directing at the Young Vic (Five Plays 2021), celebrates Exchange Theatre's 15th anniversary by taking audiences behind the sce…

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Monday, December 13, 2021

NEWS: Golden Goose Theatre’s Emerge season continues with As Long As You Knew premiere by Featured Content

Emerge 2021 Festival, a platform for emerging creatives to explore and make new work at south London's Golden Goose Theatre, continues this week with the premiere of As Long as You Knew, a s…

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NEWS: Award-winning Anita Luna returns to London with The Diva for two nights only by Featured Content

After success at Camden Fringe and Clapham Fringe, internationally acclaimed, award-winning cabaret artist Anita Luna returns to London in the new year, performing THE DIVA live at the Canal…

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Friday, December 10, 2021

PHOTOS: New play Cratchit gives voice to Dickensian injustices past & present by Featured Content

Cratchit, Alexander Knott's spin-off from A Christmas Carol that picks up the story of Scrooge's impoverished clerk, has just opened at London's Park Theatre. Check out the trailer plus firs…

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

‘The show couldn’t go on without them’: Albany Theatre pays tribute to a dedicated offstage army by Featured Content

How often do we think about - let alone show our appreciation for - what's happening offstage when we see a show? As Coventry's Albany Theatre unveils its first in-house production post-pand…

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Thursday, December 2, 2021

‘Don’t be too quick in judging the covetous old sinner’: Paul Nolan on playing Scrooge in A Christmas Carol in Coventry by Featured Content

Paul Nolan returns to the stage in Coventry to take on the iconic role of Ebenezer Scrooge in the Albany Theatre's new locally-set adaptation of A Christmas Carol. He took a break from final…

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