REVIEW: Mooncake, Written on the Waves

This new piece of audio drama as part of the Written on the Waves project highlights in an understated but effective way the rise of hate crime against East-Asian people during the pandemic. Created by Nicola T. Chang and Isabella Leung, Mooncake is a fascinating (if all too brief) audio drama that really makes the… Read More

Review Round Up: Changing Destiny, Young Vic Theatre

We round up the reviews for Ben Okri’s Changing Destiny, now playing at the Young Vic Theatre until the 21st August. WhatsOnStage: **** “as it unfolds and explains itself, it exerts a more and more powerful grip, infinitely helped by the communicative and attractive presence of the two actors.” The Guardian: ** “The bigger problem… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of….2:22 – A Ghost Story, Noel Coward Theatre

The production is set to begin performances at the Noel Coward Theatre on the 3rd August. Rehearsal images have been released for the upcoming production of the new play from Danny Robins – 2:22 – A Ghost Story, playing at the Noel Coward Theatre from the 3rd August until the 16th October. Directed by Matthew… Read More

Review Round Up: My Night With Reg, Turbine Theatre

We round up the reviews for Matt Ryan’s revival of Kevin Elyot’s play at the Turbine Theatre. The Guardian: ** “But in the final, melancholic act, the pace slackens fatally while the silences and wan looks between actors do not build the effect they should.” Evening Standard: ** “Stephen K Amos brings plenty of wit… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act

The production will play at the Orange Tree Theatre from the 28th August. Casting has been announced for the Orange Tree Theatre’s upcoming production of Athol Fugard’s Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act. Directed by JMK Award Winner Diane Page, the show will star: Scarlett Brookes (Frieda), Richard Sutton (Detective Sergeant du Preez)and Shaq Taylor (Errol). Frieda and Errol meet… Read More

Review Round Up: The Two Character Play, Hampstead Theatre

We round up what the critics have had to say about Sam Yates’ production of Tennessee Williams’ play. The Arts Desk: **** “A timely return for Tennessee Williams’ long-neglected play.” Camden New Journal: “All kudos to director Sam Yates and Hampstead for recognising the play’s importance, what it reveals about Williams, and for giving us… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced The Mirror and the Light

The stage adaptation of the the third and final part of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall trilogy will run at the Gielgud Theatre from the 23rd September. Producers Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced initial casting for the upcoming production of The Mirror and The Light, adapted for the stage by by Dame Hilary… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s Mum

The new play from Morgan Lloyd Malcolm will receive its world premiere at the Theatre Royal Plymouth before heading to London’s Soho Theatre. Casting has been announced for the upcoming production of the new play from Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, which will play at the Theatre Royal Plymouth from the 30th September until the 16th October… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre Announces Two New Shows for 2021

The theatre has confirmed Shelagh Stephenson’s Olivier Award-winning play The Memory of Water and the world premiere of  Malindadzimu by Mufaro Makubika will run later this year. Hampstead Theatre have confirmed details of two more shows set to play at its main stage and downstairs venues. Shelagh Stephenson’s Olivier Award-winning play The Memory of Water will play at the theatre from… Read More

Interview With….Oliver Cotton

The actor chatted to us about being part of SHAKE Festival’s streamed reading of The Winter’s Tale. Hi Oliver, how are you feeling about being part of this live rehearsed reading of The Winter’s Tale? It’s been a really interesting experience working on this production of The Winter’s Tale. It’s challenging trying to find ways… Read More