New Cast Announced for New West End Run of 1984

The cast for the third West End run of Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s new adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 has been confirmed today.  Rehearsals have begun for the third West End run of the production, taking place at the Playhouse Theatre from the 14th June until the 3rd September 2016. Those taking part in the… Read More

Theatre503 Appoints New Artistic Director

Theatre503 has announced the appointment of Lisa Spirling as its new Artistic Director, taking up the role in August. Currently the Artistic Coordinator of the JMK Trust’s Regional Directors programme, Lisa Spirling was also previously programming director at Theatre503.  She will take up the post in the Summer. Talking about her new appointment Lisa Spirling… Read More

Review Round-Up…The BFG

With Steven Spielberg at the helm and Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant, this hugely anticipated film hits the big screen – but do critics think its worth a watch?  The Telegraph: ***** Robbie Collin was enthusiastic saying:  “During some of Rylance’s heart-swellingly beautiful monologues here, the BFG almost feels like Jerusalem for children.”… Read More

Pop-Up Opera Announce Summer Season!

Following on from presenting their very first tragedy, Pop-Up Opera has announced that it will be returning to comedy for their Summer season.  Challenging the different ways in which opera can be performed, Pop-Up Opera will present Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia in a number of unusual spaces to create an intimate performance for audiences. Witness razor-sharp… Read More