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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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Monday, November 29, 2021

PHOTOS: Meet the cast of Albany Theatre’s Coventry-set A Christmas Carol, now in rehearsals by Featured Content

Paul Nolan, the Coventry veteran who now stars as Scrooge in the Albany Theatre's new locally-set A Christmas Carol, hopes this brand-new version "awakens our hearts and haunts us pleasantly…

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Thursday, November 25, 2021

‘As a singer, the fact that Julie Andrews lost her voice resonates with me hugely’: Sarah Louise-Young on Julie Madly Deeply by Featured Content

'Tis the season to be Julie! Sarah-Louise Young brings her acclaimed cabaret show Julie Madly Deeply, a tribute to showbiz icon Dame Julie Andrews, to London's Park Theatre for a limited Chr…

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

NEWS: Oxia Theatre debuts with the premiere of AI play Assisted in Golden Goose’s Emerge season by Featured Content

Oxia Theatre, a new company founded by graduates of RADA's MA Theatre Laboratory, makes its debut next week at Golden Goose Theatre with the premiere of Assisted.

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‘We all have a voice, we all have a story’: Writer-director Yasir Senna on reviving comedy-drama Rumble! by Featured Content

After hit runs in 2013 and 2014, Rumble! is revived in a brand-new, recast production directed by its author Yasir Senna. As performances start this week at London's Drayton Arms Theatre, Ya…

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

VIDEOS: Enter the world of re-percussion with the TikTok stars of JunNK by Featured Content

The multi-award-winning show JunNk is currently entertaining thousands of happy guests each week onboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship the Getaway.

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Monday, November 22, 2021

NEWS: Coventry’s Albany Theatre launches festive season with new adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Featured Content

Coventry's Albany Theatre has bounced back post-Covid with Cultural Recovery funding and a diverse programme. The theatre now moves into Christmas with two high-quality festive favourites fo…

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Friday, November 19, 2021

NEWS: David Ireland’s Yes So I Said Yes gets British premiere at Finborough Theatre by Featured Content

Yes So I Said Yes, written by Cyprus Avenue's multi-award-winning author David Ireland, receives its British premiere this month at London's Finborough Theatre, in a limited season running f…

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NEWS: BBC Award Winner Tom Solomon releases new Musicals album by Featured Content

West End actor and BBC Voice of Musical Theatre Tom Solomon is releasing a new album titled Musicals, Vol. 1. Officially released on 10 December 2021 - just in time for Christmas - the album…

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

NEWS: John Dagleish returns to the character of Bob Cratchit in new rewriting of Charles Dickens by Featured Content

Olivier Award winner John Dagleish takes the title role in Cratchit, an astute rewriting of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol which has its live premiere at the Park Theatre this December.

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

BOOK FEATURE: New memoir See You at the Premiere reveals the truth about ‘life at the arse end of showbiz’ by Featured Content

See You at the Premiere: Life at the Arse End of Showbiz reveals the day-to-day artistic, financial and emotional struggles faced by the vast majority of creative people.

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NEWS: Following Anti-Bullying Week, Rumble! is revived at Drayton Arms Theatre by Featured Content

Bullies aren't confined to the playground. Following Anti-Bullying Week this week, Razor Sharp Productions revives Rumble!, its acclaimed play about workplace bullying, for a strictly limite…

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Monday, November 15, 2021

NEWS: Pleasance premieres drag canine cabaret Dog Show as its latest Christmas alternative by Featured Content

After the success of How to Catch a Krampus and Escape From Planet Trash, this year's alternative Christmas show at London's Pleasance Theatre will be the premiere of Dog Show, once again fr…

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

PHOTOS: First look at the world premiere of ‘mercy & mail fraud’ drama Darling by Featured Content

Kathy Rucker's DARLING, inspired by a true story about an American "catfishing" scam, receives its world premiere tonight at London's Hope Theatre. Check out our first-look gallery of produc…

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

‘One of those fantastic stories of ordinary people achieving extraordinary things’: James Woolf tells us about Empty in Angel by Featured Content

As one-woman gig economy drama Empty in Angel heads towards the final venue ofits London tour, author James Woolf tells us about the inspiration for the show, the effect of Covid on his plan…

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