NEWS: Cast Announced for D.H. Lawrence’s The Daughter- in – Law

Casting for the Arcola Theatre’s upcoming production of D.H. Lawrence’s play has been confirmed.  Staged in London for the first time in fifteen years, this new production of The Daughter-in-Law is set to star Harry Hepple, Ellie Nunn, Veronica Roberts, Matthew Biddulph and Tess Bell Briggs. A marriage on the rocks. A community under pressure. The Daughter-in-Law is D… Read More

PREVIEW: Cockamamy, The Hope Theatre

Following runs at the Camden Fringe and Edinburgh Festival 2017, Louise Coulthard’s play about Alzheimers will play at the Hope Theatre from the 12th June.  Cockamamy. Adj. Ludicrous. Nonsensical. ‘Where am I going? Where have I gone?’ Alice and her granddaughter Rosie are a team. They live together, eat together, watch Countdown together. Until things start… Read More

REVIEW: Rasheeda Speaking, Trafalgar Studios

Joel Drake Johnson’s sharply written play examines closely the relationship between black and white people – giving the audience cause to think about their own attitudes… Making its UK premiere at the trafalgar Studios, Joel Drake Johnson’s play couldn’t be more timely given the fact that attitudes towards race while slowly changing is still a… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…Iolanthe

Rehearsal images have been released for Sasha Regan’s upcoming all-male production of Iolanthe. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening…  Opening at the Theatre Royal Winchester on the 30th April, Sasha Regan’s all-male production of  Iolanthe will tour the UK until July. Torches flash in the darkness as a party of naughty schoolboys adventure into the magical… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for King Lear

The full cast joining the West End transfer of the Chichester Festival Theatre production of King Lear has been announced.  Joining the previously announced Ian McKellen in the title role will be  Sinéad Cusack (Kent), Danny Webb (Gloucester) and Kirsty Bushell (Regan) who reprise their roles from the original Chichester Festival Theatre production. They will be joined… Read More

REVIEW: The Gulf, Tristan Bates Theatre

Despite the strong performances and production itself, The Gulf as a play meanders with no real sense of purpose or direction.  Making its European premiere, Audrey Cefaly’s The Gulf is unfortunately an extremely frustrating watch with little for the audience to react to as two women confront the gulf in their relationship, with conversations becoming… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for The Gift of the Gab at the White Bear Theatre

Casting for the world premiere of Simon David Eden’s The Gift of the Gab has been confirmed ahead of the production’s run at the White Bear Theatre from the 15th May.  Directed by Simon David Eden, the world premiere is set to star: Ross Boatman, Madalina Bellariu,Michael Roberts, Charlie Allen, Ivanhoe Norona, Harold Addo and Lewis Bruniges. 1979. The bitter Winter… Read More

REVIEW: Much Ado About Nothing, Rose Theatre

This fun if barmy production takes a while to settle down but when it does allows the audience to have a great time.  Who knew the Mafia could provide such a great context for Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing? Thanks to Simon Dormandy’s hilariously chaotic production, the play does manage to take on new meaning… Read More