NEWS: Casting Announced for Iris Theatre’s Production of Macbeth

Casting has today been confirmed for Iris Theatre’s promenade production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, playing at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden from the 21st June.  Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a terrifying journey into the mind of a murderer. Inspired by the psychosexual imagery of Hieronymus Bosch, this production will weave its way around the grounds of… Read More

NEWS: Sam Bailey and Elaine C Smith Join Cast of UK Tour of Fat Friends the Musical

Further casting has been announced for the upcoming UK tour of Fat Friends the Musical.  Joining the previously announced Jodie Prenger in Nick Lloyd Webber’s musical based on Kay Mellor’s award winning TV drama will be Sam Bailey and Elaine C Smith who will be sharing the role of Betty in the production. Fat Friends The… Read More

Review Round Up: Jam, Finborough Theatre

Harry Melling and Jasmine Hyde star in Tommo Fowler’s production of Matt Parvin’s play. But what have critics been saying about it: The Guardian: *** “while Parvin knows how to rhythm a play, he builds his thesis about our society’s divisions on decidedly partial evidence.” The Stage: *** “Jam leaves you turning its events over… Read More

PREVIEW: There’s No Place Like, The Brick Lane Theatre Festival

Presented as part of the Brick Lane Theatre Festival, Althea Theatre will present There’s No Place Like from the 6th to the 11th June at The Old Truman Brewery.  Hannah was a teacher before she moved to the UK. Now she works in a pub. Jordan lost his mum six months ago. Six days ago, he… Read More

REVIEW: Vixen, Silent Opera, The Vaults

This contemporary version of Leoš Janáček’s opera The Cunning Little Vixen is filled with sharp and engaging performances, but the production comes across as messy and incomplete.  There is no doubting Silent Opera’s ability to completely immerse audiences into their production of Vixen, presented with plenty of creativity and sharp performances – particularly from Rosie Lomas as… Read More