REVIEW: Old Bridge, Bush Theatre (Online)

Igor Memic’s thoughtful and sensitively written play may initially start off as a simple love story but builds into something much deeper and darker to mesmerising effect. Having won the 2020 Papatango New Writing Prize, Igor Memic’s Old Bridge is now getting a digital run following from a live audience run at the Bush Theatre… Read More

NEWS: The Jamie Lloyd Company Announces 2022 Plans

The company has announced the return of the critically-acclaimed, Olivier Award-winning production of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac as part of its 2022 plans. It has been confirmed that Martin Crimp’s adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac will return to the West End next year, playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre from the 3rd February – 12th March, before… Read More

Review Round Up: The Seven Pomegranate Seeds, Rose Theatre

We round up the reviews for this world premiere production starring Niamh Cusack and Shannon Hayes. WhatsOnStage: *** “Switching between roles, embodying men, women and even children, both Cusack and Hayes are riveting too, their command of the verse matched by an easy-shape shifting into different parts. Hayes is particularly wonderful as Persephone, with a… Read More

Review Round Up: ‘Night, Mother, Hampstead Theatre

We round up the reviews for the revival of Marsha Norman’s Pulitzer Prize winning play. WhatsOnStage: ** “This basic lack of detail and texture in the writing, is compounded by the unreality of the production itself. Ti Green’s set feels as if it has come from a showroom rather than been lived in, and Silbert’s… Read More

Review Round Up: Old Bridge, Bush Theatre

We round up the reviews for Igor Memic’s 2020 Papatango New Writing Prize winning play now playing at the Bush Theatre. The Guardian: *** “With strong jokes and jolts, Memic shows high promise but next time needs to go deeper and clearer from his jumping-off point.” WhatsOnStage: **** “Winning the Papatango Prize (which Memic did,… Read More

NEWS: Dexter Flanders’ Foxes to Play at Theatre Peckham

The play will be performing as part of the Young, Gifted & Black festival, which is formed of theatre, poetry, film and discussions around the Black experience in the UK. Returning for a third year, the Young, Gifted & Black festival concentrates on stories centred around migration andbelonging. Foxes, is the debut play from Dexter… Read More

REVIEW: MUM, Soho Theatre

Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s new play examines the emotional complexities of becoming a mother and asks – what real support is there for new mums? With a simple circular rug in the centre of the stage and large scale cot mobile overhanging the story unfolding, it is clear that much of the focus is on the… Read More

NEWS: World Premiere of AVA: The Secret Conversations Announced

The new play by Elizabeth McGovern is set to play at the Riverside Studios from the 14th January 2022. Based on the book by Peter Evans and Ava Gardner, AVA: The Secret Conversations has been transformed into a stage play Elizabeth McGovern and will make its stage debut at the Riverside Studios in January 2022.… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for West End Premiere of Life of Pi

The stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s Man Brooker Prize winning novel will begin performances at the Wyndham’s Theatre on the 15th November. Full casting has been announced for the upcoming West End premiere of Lolita Chakrabarti’s adaptation of the novel, directed by Max Webster. The production is set to be led by Hiran Abeysekera in… Read More

REVIEW: Love and Other Acts of Violence, Donmar Warehouse

This fascinatingly powerful new play from Cordelia Lynn examines the vicious cycle of politics, history and discrimination through the eyes of one couple. One of the things that I love the most about theatre and those who write plays for the stage is the way in which it can bring not only stories to life… Read More