NEWS: Brand New Radio Play The Understudy to be Broadcast

The brand new online ‘self-isolation’ radio play based on the novel by David Nicholls is set to be broadcast in two parts in May. It has been announced that the play written by Henry Filloux-Bennett and based on the novel by David Nicholls will be broadcast in two parts on Wednesday 20th May and Wednesday 27th May… Read More

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REVIEW: One Man, Two Guvnors, National Theatre Live

The National Theatre’s production of Richard Bean’s comedy is as vibrantly funny as ever. It would be fair to say that right now what the British public need right now is a laugh – particularly if they are missing going to the theatre – which is why it was a stroke of genius for the… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre to Stream Series of Productions

The theatre, in partnership with The Guardian, is set to stream a series of productions from its archive for free. It has been announced that the Hampstead Theatre and The Guardian are set to re-release he live stream recordings of Mike Bartlett’s Wild, Beth Steel’sWonderland and Howard Brenton’s Drawing the Line for free. Each production will be made available through The Guardian… Read More

REVIEW: Henry V, Barn Theatre

The Barn Theatre’s 2019 production pulsates with energy, tension and passion. It has to be said that while this coronavirus situation is a horrible and difficult for everyone – it has also provided those who love theatre with multiple platforms to catch productions that they may have missed out on. One such production is the… Read More

REVIEW: Cyprus Avenue, Royal Court Theatre

This 2019 revival of David Ireland’s play is currently available to watch online. Last seen on stage at the Royal Court Theatre in 2019 for a brief run, this chilling black comedy about one man’s struggle with the past and uncertainty about the future is an extremely powerful watch from start to finish. Directed with… Read More

Interview With… Mat Burtcher and Andy George

Emma Clarendon chatted to The Vault Festival’s Mat Burtcher and Andy George about the early closure of this year’s festival and its future. Hi – let me start by saying how sorry I am about the early closure of the VAULT Festival. How are you both feeling? Thanks for saying that. We’re disappointed and very… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre to Stream Production of I and You

The theatre has announced that it will be re-releasing hit production I and You by Lauren Gunderson on Instagram for free from the 23rd to the 29th March.   For a week, from Monday 23rd March at 10am until 29th March 10pm, anyone with an Instagram account will be able to watch the full production of I and You,… Read More

Review Round Up: Love Love Love, Lyric Hammersmith

We round up the reviews for Mike Bartlett’s play, running at the Lyric Hammersmith until the 4th April. The Guardian: **** “Bartlett’s dialogue is brilliant, from the whip-smart satire to its finely observed comment on youth, ageing and what remains of idealism in mid-life. The cast is uniformly brilliant, too, in bringing out both the… Read More

Interview With…Lisa Jen Brown

The actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Milky Peaks at the Theatr Clwyd from the 20th March. Hi Lisa, could you explain what Milky Peaks is about? Milky Peaks is about a small town in snowdonia that’s incredibly welsh, they think they have been nominated for an award called Britain’s Best  town for being… Read More

Review Round Up: Shoe Lady, Royal Court Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for E.V.Crowe’s new play, playing for a strictly limited three week run at the Royal Court Theatre. WhatsOnStage: *** “ It feels as though everyone is playing it safe – you yearn for Crowe to twist the knife that one rotation further, reach a heightened state of… Read More