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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

NEWS: Cast announced for Old Red Lion Triptych, including Simon Stephens’ Nuclear War by Featured Content

Casting has been announced for the much-anticipated Old Red Lion Triptych, which is headlined by the first revival of Simon Stephens' 2017 one-act play Nuclear War. Time to get booking!

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

NEWS: John Rwoth-Omack brings tale of boy soldier Far Gone to VAULT Festival by Featured Content

Gut-kicking physical performance with humour, poetry and the horrors of being a child soldier, Far Gone comes to the VAULT Festival later this spring. Book your tickets now!

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‘When I was at the read-through, I was falling off my chair’: Alex Wheatle on seeing his novel Crongton Knights adapted for the stage by Featured Content

What do you get if you bring together an award-winning YA novel, an inventive beatbox soundtrack, six courageous kids and the producing powerhouse behind 2019’s sell-out production of Noug…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Meet the cast: Who’s who in Pipeline Theatre’s NHS-set play Drip Drip Drip? by Featured Content

Who's who in Pipeline Theatre's new post-Brexit staging of Drip Drip Drip? The taboo-busting play shines a light on the NHS' dependence on immigrants. Check out full bios and rehearsal photo…

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NEWS: Canadian hit Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad gets European premiere at Finborough Theatre by Featured Content

Michael Melski’s Canadian hit play Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad gets its European premiere in a new production directed by Proud Haddock's Jimmy Walters. It has a limited four-week limited seaso…

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NEWS: John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger gets rare fringe revival at White Bear Theatre by Featured Content

John Osborne's 1956 classic Look Back in Anger gets a rare fringe revival at the 50-seat White Bear Theatre in Kennington, south London. The Big Boots Theatre Company production runs from 25…

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FEATURED SHOW: Reviews are in for new drama about journalistic responsibility, For the Sake of Argument by Featured Content

"Refreshing," "talented" and "fabulous - take a look at what critics have been saying about Harry Darell's new play about a journalist who discovers the devastating impact of her words For t…

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NEWS: Cast & creatives announced for Broadway revival Once Upon a Mattress by Featured Content

Full cast and creatives have been announced for Alces Productions' new production of Mary Rodgers' rarely seen, 1959 Broadway fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress. Tickets are now …

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Friday, January 31, 2020

BEHIND THE SCENES: Peek into the rehearsal room for VAULT Festival show Essence by Featured Content

Meet the new odd couple on the block, Laquaya and Elyot (performers Nina Barker-Francis and Timothy O'Hara) with rehearsal pictures from Essence, which premieres at VAULT Festival next month…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

WATCH: What’s it like as a woman in the music industry? Genevieve Carter reveals in A Beautiful Way to Be Crazy by Featured Content

Musician and poet Genevieve Carter and her band The Unsung shine a light on the challenges faced by women in the music industry with their new genre-busting show A Beautiful Way to Be Crazy.…

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WATCH: Meet Rosa & Eva in the new trailer for VAULT Festival show The Journey of a Warlike Mind by Featured Content

When is a forest not a forest? When it's a mind. Check out the new trailer for Ana Luiza Ulsig's tale of internal struggle The Journey of a Warlike Mind, then book to see the show running at…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

‘I would love Cherie Blair to see the show, I’m sure she would relish every minute’: Lloyd Evans on why he wrote Cherie – My Struggle by Featured Content

Cherie - My Struggle, a one-woman play about Cherie Blair written by Spectator parliamentary sketch writer Lloyd Evans, returns to London's White Bear Theatre in February. Evans told us why …

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‘Eurovision, Cirque du Soleil & Las Vegas’: Costume designer Roberto Surace on Magic Goes Wrong & working with Mischief Theatre by Featured Content

Costumes play a key role in the success of Mischief Theatre and their latest hit comedy Magic Goes Wrong - so they always call on the designer they trust most. Costume designer Roberto Surac…

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‘Working in strip clubs was never easy but it taught me a lot about the world’: Diane Herbert on her debut play Angels by Featured Content

Angels, premiering at VAULT Festival from 19 to 23 February 2020, will change your perceptions of women who turn to stripping for income. Former dancer Diane Herbert told us how her own expe…

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WATCH: Hassan Abdulrazzak & transatlantic deportees discuss strains in The Special Relationshp by Featured Content

Huawei? Trump? Brexit? Are you worried about strains being put on the so-called "special relationship" between the UK and the US? Whatever your thoughts, Hassan Abdulrazzak's new play The Sp…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

WATCH: What did Edinburgh audiences think of opening VAULT Festival show, Sold? by Featured Content

"Amazing", "thought-provoking", "breathtaking" and "powerful" - just some of the words used by audiences at last year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival to describe Sold. Take a look at their respo…

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NEWS: Fertility tale About 500 receives UK premiere at VAULT Festival by Featured Content

Simona Hughes' new play about eggs, time and the cruel lack of both, About 500, will premiere as part of London's Vault Festival later this spring. Time to book your tickets!

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PHOTOS: Mary Ryder is Cherie Blair in one-woman political drama Cherie – My Struggle by Featured Content

If Cherie Blair took to the stage to tell all, what would she say? Mary Ryder channel's the former Prime Minister's wife in Lloyd Evans' acclaimed one-woman memoir Cherie - My Struggle. Can …

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Monday, January 27, 2020

FIRST LOOK: Check out the new production images from Vault Festival’s Cara Vita: A Clown Concerto by Featured Content

Airborn babies, wine violins and an unusual linen basket - discover the world of Felicity Hesed's Cara Vita: A Clown Concerto, which has its European premiere at VAULT Festival in February. …

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NEWS: Old Red Lion stages first revival of Simon Stephens’ Nuclear War as part of triptych by Featured Content

Simon Stephens' 2017 one-act play Nuclear War gets its first revival in March as part of a new triple bill at London's Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington under newly appointed artistic direct…

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WATCH: First look at new trailer for Edinburgh Fringe hit It’s Beautiful, Over There by Featured Content

Discover more about Stephanie Greenwood's one-woman show about grief and storytelling It's Beautiful, Over There with its new trailer. Take a look then book your tickets!

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NEWS: Drip Drip Drip, Pipeline Theatre’s taboo-busting play about the NHS, launches post-Brexit tour & London transfer by Featured Content

As the UK prepares to exit the EU this week, five-star Pipeline Theatre readies a new tour and London season for Drip Drip Drip, its taboo-busting play set in the NHS.

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Friday, January 24, 2020

NEWS: Ayenai explore inhabiting a foreign country in Living Here? at VAULT Festival by Featured Content

Where is our place? What happens when we have nothing left to hold on to? Do we remain? These are the questions asked by new dance work Living Here? which runs as part of the VAULT Festival …

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

NEWS: Cherie – My Struggle gives a Downing Street inside view from Cherie Blair’s perspective by Featured Content

What was Cherie Blair thinking during the New Labour years? Has her contribution to Tony Blair's success ever been fully acknowledged? Cherie - My Struggle provides an intimate look at a rem…

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NEWS: Tamasha playwright Cheryl Ndione brings tale of self-discovery Apple to Vault Festival by Featured Content

Darkly comic tale of a woman's journey to uncover her roots and understand who she is, Cheryl Ndione's Apple will run at the VAULT Festival next month. Book you tickets now!

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FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★ reviews are in for the premiere of Janice Okoh’s new history play The Gift by Featured Content

Janice Okoh's "enthralling" new Black British history play The Gift has premiered to a tranche of ★★★★ reviews at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre at the start of a UK-wide tour. We've ro…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Meet the cast: Who’s who in the world premiere of Tom Stocks’ Netflix & Chill? by Featured Content

Who's who in the cast of new mental health comedy Netflix & Chill? What have you seen them in before? Check out full biographies - and sneak a peek what they've been up to behind the sce…

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VAULT Festival: Former stripper Diane Herbert makes playwriting debut with Angels, based on her experiences by Featured Content

Aiming to challenge audiences' preconceptions about strippers, new play Angels, written by former table dancer and first-time playwright Diane Herbert, premieres at this year's VAULT Festiva…

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NEWS: Hassan Abdulrazzak returns to Soho with The Special Relationship, a new play about transatlantic deportees by Featured Content

Multi-award-winning Iraqi-born playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak returns to London's Soho Theatre, where he had a breakthrough hit in 2007 with Baghdad Wedding, now returns with his timely new p…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

NEWS: UK’s longest-running alternative theatre company brings People Show 137 to Southwark by Featured Content

Ahead of a short tour, pioneering theatremakers People Show bring their latest devised creation People Show 137: God Knows How Many to London's Southwark Playhouse for a limited season from …

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NEWS: Annawon’s Song explores the often unseen casualties of conflict at VAULT Festival by Featured Content

Playwright Beverley Andrews shines a light on less obvious casualties of war in new play Annawon's Song, which runs as part of VAULT Festival next month. Book your tickets now!

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