NEWS: Songs from Treason the Musical to be Released

Tracks from Ricky Allan‘s new musical based on the gunpowder plot of 1605 are set to be released every two weeks from the 5th November. While Ricky Allan’s musical is still in development theatre fans will however be able to listen to the show’s songs through Spotify, Amazon Music and Apple Music when they are released every two… Read More

Review Round Up: The Great Gatsby, Immersive LDN

We rounded up the reviews for this immersive production based on F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel. WhatsOnStage: *** “Alexander Wright’s adaptation veers wildly between neat passages from Fitzgerald’s text and other bits of ad hoc dialogue. Granted, as an immersive piece with multiple scenes occurring simultaneously, it makes sense for things to be distilled and stretched,… Read More

Interview With….David Brady

The writer and director chatted to Emma Clarendon about what audiences can expect from AAAAA at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre (without giving too much away…). Hi David, so what can you tell me about AAAAA? AAAAA [FiveA] is our first in house production at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre since lockdown, and obviously 2020… Read More

Interview With….Derek Murphy

We chatted to the Artistic Director of DK Delight Productions about ‘A Frightful Delight’ at The Abacus Arts Studio in Elephant and Castle on the 30th and 31st October.   Could you tell me more about ‘A Frightful Delight’? It’s a pretty fun filled, spooky, scary and all around entertaining Storytelling event. We have an… Read More

Interview With….Emily Bruni

The actress spoke to Emma Clarendon about starring in Psychodrama at Never For Ever from the 12th November. Could you explain a little bit more about what Psychodrama is about? It’s a show about an actress in her forties who comes under investigation for the murder of an auteur theatre director, whilst rehearsing a theatre production… Read More

NEWS: Original Theatre Company Announce Digital Production of The Haunting of Alice Bowles

The company behind lockdown productions of Sebastian Faulks’s Birdsong Online, Louise Coulthard’s Watching Rosie and the new commission by Torben Betts, Apollo 13: The Dark Side of The Moon have announced its fourth online production. Adapted from the M.R James short story The Experiment, Philip Franks has created the supernatural thriller The Haunting of Alice Bowles. Available to watch… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the 2020 Olivier Awards

While it has taken a while for the winners of this years awards to be announced, there was plenty to be celebrated – as well as a strong reminder of the power of theatre. Emma Clarendon selects some of her favourite winners. This year’s awards ceremony might have been radically different and in some respects… Read More

NEWS: World Premiere of Philip Ridley’s The Poltergeist Announced

The production will play for three performances only at the Southwark Playhouse in November. It has been announced that Wiebke Green will direct Joseph Potter in the world premiere production of The Poltergeist, when it comes to the Southwark Playhouse in November. Sasha was destined to take the art world by storm. At the age… Read More

REVIEW: First Date, Lambert Jackson Productions (Online)

This very contemporary romantic musical is completely relatable for anyone who has had an awkward first date. Let’s all be honest. We have all been on a first date which has been completely memorable – if not always in a good way. Which is why First Date, featuring music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner… Read More

NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe to Reopen for Open-Air Film Screenings

The Globe Theatre is set to reopen from the 13th to the 15th November for a weekend of socially distanced, open-air film screenings. Audiences are invited to wrap up warm as they attend Shakespeare on Screen, a series of eight films inspired by Shakespeare, from the unique Playhouse that inspired him. Films include The Lion King, West Side Story, and… Read More