PREVIEW: Nonsense & Sensibility @Arts Theatre

Arriving at the Arts Theatre as part of  Women in the West End, a three week celebration of female creativity, is a new play by Tom Crawshaw based on Jane Austen’s work.  Nonsense and Sensibility is a brand new take on classic Austen with a twist. It sweeps audiences into the Regency period: filled with… Read More

Theatre503’s Artistic Director Paul Robinson is Moving On

After a decade of hard work at Theatre503, its Artistic Director Paul Robinson is leaving the post to become the Artistic Director of The Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough in June.  Talking about his time at the theatre Paul Robinson said: “Theatre503 has been my home for the last ten years and I have enjoyed every… Read More

Hightide and Arcola Theatre to Present Premiere of Anders Lustgarten Play

The world premiere production of Anders Lustgarten’s new play The Sugar- Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie  will run at the Arcola Theatre from the 7th-30th April before opening at the Hightide Festival in September.  Ahead of announcing its 10th anniversary programme, the Hightide Festival has announced that alongside the Arcola Theatre, they will be presenting… Read More

Peter Pan Goes Wrong Gets New West End Run

Mischief Theatre‘s take over of the West End continues as it is announced that Peter Pan Goes Wrong will be making another appearance in London from October.  The news comes as the production is nominated for the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy and the upcoming  new show The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, which opens… Read More

Review Round Up: The Maids @Trafalgar Studios

The Jamie Lloyd Company’s first production of 2016, is a disturbing tale of two maids who fantasise about killing their mistress – but is it chilling enough for critics?  The Guardian: ****Michael Billington found that: ” Even if Genet’s perversion of religious ritual is sacrificed, this is a highly impressive, deeply political production of a lost… Read More

Final Casting Announced for Bug @Found 111

As rehearsals for the 20th Anniversary production of Tracy Letts’ Bug at the Found 111 from the 24th March to the 7th May, final casting has been announced.  Joining the previously announced James Norton and Kate Fleetwood in this new production directed by Simon Evans is: Alec Newman, Daisy Lewis and Robert Goodale. Alec Newman’s stage credits include The… Read More

Review Round Up: Opening Night for Adele’s World Tour

This is one of the most hugely anticipated world tours to take place in 2016. Following her huge success at the Brit Awards, Adele heads back to the stage on the first leg of her world tour.  The Guardian: **** Alexis Petridis wrote: “Adele seems utterly in control from the minute she appears.” The Telegraph:… Read More

Tate Modern Announces Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibition

At a press conference at the  Brasserie Zedel, Tate Modern’s Director of Exhibitions Achim Borchardt-Hume and curator Tanya Barson revealed details of what to expect from this new retrospective of Georgia O’Keeffe’s work.  Opening at the gallery in July, this is the first major retrospective of the American modernist painter Georgia O’Keeffe to take place in the… Read More