PREVIEW: The Chap Olympiad, Bedford Square Gardens

It has been announced that for the 13th year running, the Chap Olympiad will return with its day long annual celebration of eccentricity.  Set against the backdrop of a traditional English garden party and running on the 15th July, the Chap Olympiad will be hosted by Bedford Square Gardens in London. The day will consist of… Read More

Five Reasons You Need to Visit… The Underbelly Festival

London is constantly filled with a variety of festivals for Londoners and tourists to enjoy – but here are five reasons why the Underbelly Festival is a highlight in the calendar…  1. The Atmosphere: when you step into this specially allocated space, you immediately feel relaxed, surrounded by chatter and laughter that is the perfect way… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… Working, Southwark Playhouse

This European premiere production directed by Luke Sheppard arrives at the Southwark Playhouse from the 2nd June. Here is a glimpse of what has been happening in rehearsals… This highly original and universal portrait of the American workday is told from the perspective of those that the world so often overlooks – the schoolteacher, the housewife,… Read More

Review Round Up: Lettice & Lovage, Menier Chocolate Factory

Felicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman star in Trevor Nunn’s production. But what are critics making of it?  WhatsOnStage: *** “Trevor Nunn’s enjoyable but utterly unchallenging production.” The Stage: ***  “these two actors are such a pleasure to watch in that they save the day. The eternally kittenish Kendal and the poised, principled Lipman both expose… Read More

NEWS: Turner Contemporary to Host Turner Prize 2019

It has been confirmed that Margate’s Turner Contemporary will host the Turner Prize in 2019.  One of the best known awards for visual art in the world, the Turner Prize celebrates the new developments in British art. Every other year the prize leaves its London base at Tate Britain and is presented at a venue… Read More