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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

NEWS: Tristan Bernays premieres new horror tale Ghost House at Vault Festival by Featured Content

Internationally acclaimed writer Tristan Bernays will debut his latest play, modern day horror story Ghost House, at Vault Festival next month. Book your tickets now!

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

NEWS: Soho Rising winner brings Ryan Lane Will Be There Now In A Minute to Vault Festival by Featured Content

Following a sold-out performance at Soho Theatre in 2019, Ryan Lane brings the acclaimed character comedy of Ryan Lane Will Be There Now In A Minute to Vault Festival later this month. Book …

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FIRST LOOK: Discover Ayenai’s VAULT Festival dance show Living Here? with production images by Featured Content

Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase 'sofa surfing', check out these production images of Ayenai's dance piece Living Here? which runs at the VAULT Festival next month. Book your tickets…

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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of A Deed Without a Name, Polish writer Witkiewicz’s most political play by Featured Content

A Deed Without A Name, the most political play by interwar Polish playwright Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, gets a rare outing at London's Theatro Technis this week. How have the internationa…

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Monday, February 17, 2020

FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★ reviews are in for ‘poignant’ millennial mental health comedy Netflix & Chill by Featured Content

Is male mental health and suicide a laughing matter? It is when it's handled as sensitively and 'poignantly' as in Tom Stocks' comedy Netflix & Chill, now running at London's Drayton Arm…

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FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★★ reviews are in for Crongton Knights – ‘this play hits exactly the right note’ by Featured Content

"Long live the magnificent six!" Critics have quickly taken up the beat for Pilot Theatre's beatbox adaptation of Alex Wheatle's award-winning YA novel Crongton Knights. We've rounded up rev…

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: What’s the Drip Drip Drip effect of far-right ideology on our society? by Featured Content

After launching last week in Plymouth, Pipeline Theatre continues its new tour of NHS love-letter play Drip Drip Drip in Bristol this week ahead of its London transfer. Sneak a peek at produ…

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NEWS: Philip Ridley’s new black comedy The Beast of Blue Yonder premieres at Southwark Playhouse by Featured Content

Philip Ridley's new time-hopping black comedy The Beast of Blue Yonder receives its world premiere at London's Southwark Playhouse in a strictly limited season, running from 2 April to 9 May…

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Champagne, cocaine, sausages… poetry & music in A Beautiful Way to Be Crazy by Featured Content

What do you get when you mix "Champagne, Cocaine and Sausages" and poetry and music? Check out production photos and video of Genevieve Carver & The Unsung's A Beautiful Way to Be Crazy.

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Peek at what Brian Cox has been doing in rehearsals for Sinners – The English Professor by Featured Content

Intrigued by the impending UK premiere of Sinners - The English Professor, directed by Brian Cox? Feed that interest with behind the scenes pictures of rehearsals, then book your tickets!

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‘We’ve simply clicked very well as a director/actor team’: Mark Giesser & Beth Burrows on reuniting for Once Upon a Mattress by Featured Content

Offie nominee Beth Burrows stars as Princess Winnifred in rarely seen, 1959 Broadway fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress. It's her fourth collaboration with director Mark Giesser,…

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NEWS: Joe Pasquale returns in new 2020 tour of classic sitcom adaptation Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em by Featured Content

The highly acclaimed adaptation of classic British sitcom Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, starring Joe Pasquale, returns to the stage this month for a new UK-wide tour. Time to get booking!

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

NEWS: New play Little Wing, taking its title from guitarist Jimi Hendrix, premieres at Brockley Jack by Featured Content

Little Wing, a new play by French actress, singer and director Juliette Quenin which takes its title from Jimi Hendrix's 1967 song of the same title, premieres this spring in London. Time to…

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VIDEO & PHOTOS: Pilot Theatre’s Crongton Knights cast are on a beatbox adventure by Featured Content

What an adventure! As rave reviews start rolling in for the new beatbox-infused adaptation of Alex Wheatle's award-winning 2016 Young Adults' novel Crongton Knights, we're loving the colourf…

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★ reviews are in for ‘comically absurd’ & ‘essential’ People Show 137 by Featured Content

People Show have been leading the UK's alternative theatre scene for more than 50 years, and their latest show, People Show 137, proves that they've lost none of their "essential" edge.

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PHOTOS: The cast of Angels are learning to strip for a living in rehearsals by Featured Content

Diane Herbert's debut play Angels, premiering next week at VAULT Festival, is based on the real-life experiences of London strippers. The cast have been dancing their way through rehearsals.…

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FIRST-LOOK: Production photos & trailer released for Netflix & Chill comedy by Featured Content

Are you suffering from post-Valentines' hangover? Date night didn't go quite as expected? Check out these Netflix & Chill production shots and cheeky show trailer to feel better. See, yo…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

NEWS: Witkiewicz’s Polish political thriller A Deed Without a Name gets rare staging at Theatro Technis by Featured Content

A Deed Without A Name, written by the late Polish avant-garde artist and writer Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, receives a rare outing at London's Theatro Technis for a limited season of nine …

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FEATURED SHOW: Have you seen the fantastic ★★★★★ reviews for “powerful play” On McQuillan’s Hill? by Featured Content

"First rate," "wonderful" and "astonishing" - the superlatives are flowing for the English premiere of Joseph Crilly's On McQuillan's Hill. Take a look at our favourite reviews, then book yo…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

NEWS: Golden Globe winner Brian Cox directs tale of love and religion Sinners – The English Professor at Playground Theatre by Featured Content

Brian Cox, star of acclaimed HBO drama Succession, steps behind the scene to direct the UK premiere of love story Sinners - The English Professor when it runs at the Playground Theatre later…

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NEWS: Cold Feet actor Sally Rogers makes playwriting debut with The Still Room at Park Theatre by Featured Content

Actor-turned-playwright Sally Rogers' debut play The Still Room gets its world premiere in April at London's Park Theatre, with a cast that includes her former co-star in The Bill, Chris Sim…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

“I’m knackered but running off pure passion” Cheryl Ndione tells us about bringing Apple to Vault Festival by Featured Content

How did the writing of a 15-year-old become a hotly anticipated VAULT Festival production Apple? Writer and performer Cheryl Ndione explains in the interview below. Time to book your tickets!

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‘England was changing, but at a time that many craved stability’: Why was Look Back in Anger so explosive? Why does it resonate today? by Featured Content

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 pl…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

FIRST LOOK: Take a look at the new production images of dark comedy On McQuillan’s Hill by Featured Content

Flags, whiskey and fighting - the cornerstone of all good family reunions! Check out the new production images from current Finborough Theatre hit, On McQuillan's Hill, then book your ticket…

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

‘It’s like eating curry after a lifetime of cheese sandwiches’: Bill Palmer on being part of People Show 137 by Featured Content

Renowned alternative theatre company People Show was founded more than 50 years ago. Bill Palmer has been following their work for 35 of them and appears alongside three of the company's sta…

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Friday, February 7, 2020

NEWS: VAULT Festival hosts the UK premiere of Outer Gaea’s tale of fraught diplomatic relations, The Ballerina by Featured Content

Following a sold-out New York premiere in 2019, Outer Gaea Company makes its VAULT Festival debut next month with tale of diplomatic relations put to the test in a political battle of wits, …

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PHOTOS: Rehearsing ‘angry young man’ Jimmy Porter’s return in Look Back in Anger by Featured Content

We're going black-and-white gritty for John Osborne's 1956 "kitchen-sink" classic Look Back in Anger. What has Big Boots Theatre's new young cast been up to in rehearsals? Have a look at our…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

BEHIND THE SCENES: Discover the workshop process that brought adoption reunion play Giving Up Marty to VAULT Festival by Featured Content

A play doesn't emerge into the world fully grown. Take a look at the workshopping for Karen Bartholomew's drama Giving Up Marty, which comes to the VAULT Festival in March. Book your tickets…

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WATCH: Enter the world of Red Peter with the tense new trailer for the Vault Festival show by Featured Content

Meet Red Peter, the character at the heart of the award-nominated Camden Fringe Festival hit, which returns to London for a March run at the VAULT Festival. Time to book your tickets!

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“We are a global community and one I think which is very much at a turning point right now”: Beverly Andrews on Annawon’s Song by Featured Content

Playwright Beverly Andrews tells us about how she discovered the plight of Native American servicemen, her own Native American ancestry and why she's excited about staging her play, Annawon'…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

WATCH: Welcome to the ICE (Immigration & Customs Enforcement) world of The Special Relationship by Featured Content

How scary is it to tussle with a gun-toting American immigration officer? Check out this arresting new trailer for The Special Relationship, HassanAbdulrazzak's new play about transatlantic …

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