NEWS: Casting Announced for The Slaves of Solitude at the Hampstead Theatre

Casting has been confirmed for the Hampstead Theatre’s upcoming world premiere production of Nicholas Wright’s play directed by Jonathan Kent.  1943, Henley-on-Thames. Miss Roach is forced by the war to flee London for the Rosamund Tea Rooms boarding house, which is as grey and lonely as its residents. From the safety of these new quarters, her… Read More

Review Round Up: Boudica, Shakespeare’s Globe

Gina McKee stars in Eleanor Rhode’s production of  Tristan Bernays’ play – find out what critics have been making of it in Love London Love Culture’s round up of the reviews… AD 61, Britannia. On the furthest outreaches of the Roman Empire – at the very edge of the known world – rebellion is brewing. The King… Read More

NEWS: Backyard Cinema Announces The Snow Kingdom Screenings

Launching on the 25th October, Backyard Cinema announces The Snow Kingdom Cinema, where audiences can journey through secret caves of ice, across a frozen lake before discovering an enchanted castle only heard about in fairy tales…  Opening to audiences in October, this latest season taking place at Backyard Cinema’s permanent home of Mercato Metropolitano in Borough will include screenings… Read More

Review Round Up: Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia, British Museum

The British Museum’s latest exhibition explores the history of the Scythians, the  nomadic tribes who lived between 900 and 200 BC. Here is what critics have been saying about it: The Guardian: **** ” The result is beguiling, but by the end it gets a bit narrow and enclosed. Perhaps that, too, is an accurate reflection of the… Read More

PREVIEW: The Ladykillers, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

The Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, The New Wolsey Theatre and Salisbury Playhouse have co-produced a brand new production of the beloved comedy, playing at the theatre from the 3rd October.  When Mrs. Wilberforce puts a sign in her newsagent’s window advertising ‘A Room to Let’, she’s delighted when the mysterious Professor Marcus proclaims it perfect for rehearsing… Read More

Review Round Up: Doubt, A Parable – Southwark Playhouse

John Patrick Shanley’s play is being revived at the Southwark Playhouse, directed by Ché Walker. Here is what critics have been saying about it:  “What do you do when you’re not sure?” So asks Father Flynn, the progressive and beloved priest at the St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx, in his sermon. It’s 1964, and… Read More