NEWS: Maylis de Kerangal’s Mend the Living wins Wellcome Book Prize 2017

Maylis de Kerangal’s novel Mend the living has been announced as the winner of this year’s Wellcome Book Prize – only the second novel to win the prize in its history.  The novel is also the first translated text written by a French author to win the coverted prize, announced in a ceremony at the Wellcome… Read More

NEWS: Olivier Award Winning Rotterdam to Return to London

Having won the 2017 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, it has been confirmed that the acclaimed production will play the Arts Theatre from the 21st June.  Following successful runs at the Trafalgar Studios and 59E59 Theater’s Brits Off Broadway in New York, Donnacadh O’Briain’s critically acclaimed production will return to London for a limited… Read More

PREVIEW: Jazz Divas Series: Barb Jungr, The Other Palace Studio

The internationally acclaimed singer returns to London to make her Jazz Divas debut at The Other Palace Studio on the 25th May.  (c) Barb Jungr, YouTube. Well known in the worlds of jazz and cabaret, Barb Jungr is known for combining elements of jazz and blues with everything from musical theatre to Iranian folk singing.… Read More

NEWS: Sarah Page’s Punts to Play at Theatre503

Theatre503 have confirmed that Sarah Page’s play about one man’s sexual awakening and its effect on those who orchestrated it will play at the theatre from the 31st May.  Jack, a young man with a learning disability, lives at home, cared for by his devoted parents. Like most men in their twenties, he has needs –… Read More

Review Round Up: Whisper House, The Other Palace

The Other Palace is showcasing this ghostly musical, composed by Duncan Sheik, starring Simon Lipkin, Niamh Perry and Simon Bailey. But what have critics been making of it?  WhatsOnStage: **** “This captivating, grimly rollicking house is well worth a visit. It deserves to be a great big hit.” The Stage: **** “darkly riveting new production.” Broadway World: ***… Read More