Interview With…Toby Hulse

We spoke to the writer and director about This Island’s Mine, which will tour the UK from the 19th September. Hi Toby could you explain what This Island’s Mine is about? The play is essentially a sequel to The Tempest by William Shakespeare, and imagines what might happen after the events of the original play.… Read More

NEWS: Barn Theatre Announces Full Cast & Creative Team for David Copperfield

The production is set to run at the theatre from the 28th September until the 30th October. The Barn Theatre in Cirencester has revealed the full cast and creative team for the world premiere production of David Copperfield which begins performances at the theatre later this month. This three handed actor-musician play with music is based… Read More

Paying Tribute to Jill Murphy

The children’s author passed away last month following a battle with cancer. Emma Clarendon takes a look at why her books are so endearing. When I heard about Jill Murphy passing away, I felt a deep sadness for the child who genuinely loved her books and illustrations which were always so filled with warmth, humour… Read More

NEWS: Dame Penelope Keith to Star in UK Tour of Two Cigarettes in the Dark

The new play by Stephen Wyatt, is set to open at the Chichester Festival Theatre next February. It has been announced that Dame Penelope Keith is set to star in the upcoming UK tour of Stephen Wyatt’s new play Two Cigarettes in the Dark when it embarks on a UK tour next year. The production… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for UK Tour of Wuthering Heights

Emma Rice’s production is set to open at the Bristol Old Vic from the 11th October, before travelling across the UK. Full casting and further dates have been announced for the upcoming UK tour of Emma Rice’s production of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, which is a co-production between with the National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal. Joining the… Read More

REVIEW: Statements After An Arrest Under the Immorality Act, Orange Tree Theatre

This passionate and thought-provoking play highlights the fragile love affair between a white woman and a black man set against the shadow and horror of the South African apartheid. It is hard not only for someone who lives in 2021 as well as being a white person to really comprehend just exactly how terrible living… Read More