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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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WATCH: Grab a glimpse of acclaimed drama Napoli, Brooklyn with this stunning trailer by Featured Content

As Napoli, Brooklyn continues its acclaimed tour around the UK, get a flavour for the hit show, with this rousing, emotional trailer. Have a watch then book your tickets for the summer run a…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

‘Men are generally SO bad at expressing their emotions’: David Kerby-Kendall on writing & starring in 20:40 by Featured Content

After years of writing success, including adaptations of David Walliams' children's novels, David Kerby-Kendall returns to acting to star in his new two-hander 20:40, coming to London's Omni…

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PHOTOS: Step into Easteros for a banquet with a side dish of murder at Dinner Is Coming by Featured Content

"And would sir like a crossbow with that?" Not the normal question asked by waiters, but at new Game of Thrones-inspired theatrical dining experience Dinner Is Coming., it seems entirely lik…

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‘We play with the idea of nostalgia & how we, as a society, look back at our past’: The Wardrobe Ensemble’s Jesse Meadows on Education Educa by Featured Content

Jesse Meadows chatted to Emma Clarendon about bringing The Wardrobe Ensemble’s Education Education Education to the Trafalgar Studios, where it runs from 31 May to 29 June 2019, including …

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Monday, May 20, 2019

WATCH: Hit the dancefloor with this new trailer for BoxLess Theatre’s Hedgehog by Featured Content

The new trailer for BoxLess Theatre's Hedgehog takes you onto the dance floor and inside the mind of lead character Manda, who's not, despite her best efforts, having a good time. Check out …

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‘For good or for ill, it will define politics in this country for a generation’: Co-writer & director Tom Salinsky on Brexit [the play] by Featured Content

As real-life Brexit chaos continues, Brexit [the play] returns to the King's Head Theatre for a strictly limited run from 11 June to 6 July 2019. We caught up with co-writer and director Tom…

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NEWS: Comic cabaret Laura-Doe’s Vaudeville of the Vulva comes to the Bread and Roses Theatre by Featured Content

Comedian and singer/songwriter Laura-Doe comes to London's Bread and Roses Theatre next month with her hit one-woman cabaret about female genitalia Laura-Doe's Vaudeville of the Vulva. Book …

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

“I’m loving every second” Ollie George Clark on the joy of staging PR comedy Cuttings at The Hope Theatre by Featured Content

"I’ve always loved backstage drama" Find out what inspired playwright Ollie George Clark to create new comedy Cuttings and his own experience of the PR industry in this exclusive interview…

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FEATURED SHOW: The reviews are in for ★★★★★ hit, Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Applauded Herself by Featured Content

"Bold and poetic", "exciting", "must-see" - check out what reviewers have been saying about Bella Heesom's new show about female sexuality, Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Ap…

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

“It does not define who she is”: Michelle Payne on creating a character who has problems with mental health in Sad About The Cows by Featured Content

Writer/performer Michelle Payne tells us why it was so important for her to create a likeable character for whom mental health was only one part of her story, and how she drew on her own exp…

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“Marvellous. marvellous. marvellous” Discover the incredible audience feedback for nation building theatre show Drawing The Line by Featured Content

"Empowering and entertaining", "could not be more relevant", "Incredibly slick" - Audiences at Deptford Lounge have been throwing themselves into Hidden Track Theatre's interactive show Draw…

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“Very funny & touching” See what’s being said about Boomerang on Twitter by Featured Content

Ivana Mazza-Coates and Madeleine Shenai's tale of 'adulting' and the Boomerang Generation, Boomerang, has been described by audiences as "funny", "touching" and "fab". Take a look at what th…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

‘The shock waves of 1977 were enormous’: Writer Steve Thompson on making his directorial debut with tHe dYsFUnCKshOnalZ! by Featured Content

Steve Thompson is best known as an award-winning writer, most recently for television. But he's returning to the stage this month to make his directorial debut with Sense of Place Theatre's …

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NEWS: Dinner is Coming invites audiences to a murderously good theatrical feast by Featured Content

With Game of Thrones about to leave a massive whole in people's lives when the epic HBO drama comes to its conclusions, fans can still feed their hunger for all things bloodthirsty, Machiave…

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NEWS: Camden Fringe hit Blue returns with shows in Oxford and London by Featured Content

Blue, Sycorax Collective's hit one-woman show, returns to the stage this summer following a five-star debut at last year's Camden Fringe. Book your tickets now.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

WATCH: Find out why Rachel is Sad About The Cows in this new trailer for Michelle Payne’s play by Featured Content

"Dairy was the first to go..." Get a taste for Michelle Payne's dark comedy about body image, Sad About The Cows, and discover a little more about wannabe make-up artist Rachel in this fanta…

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Peek into rehearsals for Original Theatre Company’s UK tour of Napoli, Brooklyn by Featured Content

Look closely at the bare brick wall in these images from the rehearsals of Napoli, Brooklyn and you'll see some exquisite design work adding colour to the rehearsal room. Check out what went…

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FIRST LOOK: Step into the nation-building world of interactive theatre show Drawing The Line by Featured Content

Homemade towers, looming scoreboards, tiny tugs of war - welcome to the world of Drawing the Line, the new interactive show from Hidden Track Theatre encouraging audiences to found their ow…

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WATCH: Brian Martin on playing a cheating, criminal husband in Jane Clegg by Featured Content

"My character does not treat his wife respectfully at all..." Watch Brian Martin talking about Finborough Theatre's four star revival of St John Ervine's Jane Clegg, then book a ticket for o…

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“Making theatre is nowhere near as daunting as it can seem” BoxLess co-director Alexander Knott on what inspired new play Hedgehog and taking cont by Featured Content

What sparks the creativity in a writer's mind? In the case of Hedgehog writer Alexander Knott it was a blog post written by BoxLess Theatre's Artistic Director Zoe Grain about "struggling ju…

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‘One of our initial instincts was to stage the performance in a café’: Dante or Die’s Terry O’Donovan & Daphna Attias on User Not Found by Featured Content

As User Not Found prepares for its London transfer - running at The CoffeeWorks Project next to Battersea Power Station from 17 May to 2 June 2019 - the show's co-creators and Dante or Die c…

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FEATURED SHOW: There’s a ★★★★★ Brexit that wins the people’s vote at the King’s Head by Featured Content

Want a really good way "to face the Brexit situation and laugh"? Brexit [the play] is the answer. While voters may be turning away from the Tories and Labour at the ballot box because of Bre…

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NEWS: Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Bridge Company brings world premieres to Southwark Playhouse by Featured Content

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Bridge Company, which features a cast of recent graduates from the BRIT School, comes to Southwark Playhouse next month with world premieres of musical The Sandman an…

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