Review Round Up: Coming Clean, Trafalgar Studios

Adam Spreadbury-Maher’s production of Kein Elyot’s play transfers to the Trafalgar  Studios and Love London Love Culture has rounded up the reviews.  The Guardian: *** “Later plays such as The Inheritance and Angels in America have offered a more comprehensive view of gay relationships. But Elyot, as far as Britain goes, was a pioneer in the field, and his debut play shows that, whatever your orientation, few things are more devastating than sexual deception.” Evening… Read More


NEWS: James Boal and Andrew Still Join Cast of Trainspotting Live

Final casting has been announced for the 2018 UK tour and London season of  the immersive experience of Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting Live.  James Boal (as Mother Superior) and Andrew Still (Sick Boy) join returning cast members Rachael Anderson (Laura), Finlay Bain (Tommy), Chris Dennis (Begbie), Erin Marshall (Alison) and Frankie O’Connor (Renton) in the upcoming UK tour… Read More

NEWS: Kevin Elyot’s Coming Clean to be Revived at the King’s Head Theatre

The King’s Head Theatre has announced that it will be presenting the first London revival of Kevin Elyot’s first play, which will play at the theatre from the 25th July.  Tony and Greg seem to have love all figured out. They’re in a committed relationship, but with room for a little sex-on-the-side whenever it takes… Read More

NEWS: Trainspotting Live to Embark on UK Tour

The hit immersive production of Irvine Welsh and Danny Boyle’s iconic story will be embarking on a UK tour, following two successful runs at the King’s Head Theatre and recently at the Vaults Theatre.  Touring the UK from May, the immersive production is directed by Kings Head Theatre artistic director Adam Spreadbury-Maher in collaboration with Greg Esplin.… Read More

NEWS: Strangers in Between Returns to the King’s Head Theatre

After a successful run at the King’s Head Theatre last year, Strangers in Between will return to the stage from the 10th January.  Written by Tommy Murphy and directed by Adam Spreadbury-Maher, Strangers in Between looks at the highs and lows of growing up gay in modern Australia, filled with humour, tension and heartfelt confessions. Sixteen… Read More

NEWS: King’s Head Theatre Announces Appointment of James Seabright as new Chair of the Board

The King’s Head Theatre has today (3rd October) confirmed the appointment of James Seabright as the new Chair of the Board.  Effective from the 1st October, James Seabright succeeds John Dauth as Chair of the Board. Adam Spreadbury-Maher, Artistic Director of the King’s Head Theatre, said: ‘I’m thrilled and honoured that James Seabright – published author,… Read More

REVIEW: La Bohème, King’s Head Theatre

This modern adaptation of Puccini’s classic opera offers a different perspective of the tragic love story but often feels as though it trivialises it.  Adam Spreadbury-Maher and Becca Marriott’s new version of Puccini’s opera transports the action to Dalston in East London, when out of nowhere Ralph sees Mimi and it is love at first… Read More

NEWS: Trainspotting to Visit The Vaults

Adam Spreadbury-Maher and Greg Esplin’s production of Irvine Welsh’s story will transfer to The Vaults in November, it has been confirmed.  Following two successful runs at the King’s Head Theatre and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Irvine Welsh and Danny Boyle’s iconic film, this immersive production will play at The Vaults from the 3rd November 2016… Read More

PREVIEW: La Boheme, King’s Head Theatre

The King’s Head Theatre will be bringing back a radical new version of Puccini’s classic La bohème , which will be playing at the theatre from the 31st August to the 8th October. A production of La bohème, directed by Robin Norton-Hale was first seen at The King’s Head Theatre in 2011.Produced by Adam Spreadbury-Maher, it is arguably the… Read More

The Adrian Pagan Award Returns for Third Year

The King’s Head Theatre pub’s annual award is looking for directors, producers and creative teams to pitch plays that capture the world at a particular time in history in a thought-provoking and entertaining way.  Outside of these terms, those who put themselves forward for the award have free creative control, whether it is new writing,… Read More