Interview With…James McDermott

The writer spoke to Emma Clarendon about his play Time and Tide which will play at the park Theatre from the 5th February. Hi James, could you explain a bit more about what Time and Tide is about? ‘Time and Tide’ is a laugh-out-loud LGBTQ themed comedy drama about the lives and loves of the… Read More

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Interview With…Michael Head

The writer chatted to us about his play ‘Time’ heading to the Tristan Bates Theatre from the 10th to the 15th February. Hi Michael thanks for talking to me. Could you explain what ‘Time’ is about? Time is based on real people and true events. Based in a pub is South London Time tells the story… Read More

REVIEW: Ten Times Table, Richmond Theatre

This inaugural production from Bill Kenwright’s The Classic Comedy Theatre Company has a great cast – but feels slightly flat. What happens when you put a bunch of characters with different views around one table in order to create a pageant that re-enacts a local piece of history? Well as seen by this gentle comedy… Read More

Interview With…Katie Arnstein

The writer and performer chatted to us about bringing Sticky Door to the Vaults Festival. Hi Katie, could you explain a bit more about what we can expect from Sticky Door? Hello! Sticky Door is a one-woman show with original songs about my journey to becoming the woman I am today. It is set in… Read More

Interview With….Millie Thorne

The creator and performer chatted to us about bringing Pigeons on L’edge to the Vaults Festival. Would you tell me more about what Pigeons on L’edge is about? Pigeons on L’edge is a comedic bird’s eye view into the world of retail. The story is told by the Pigeons who live on the ledge of a… Read More

REVIEW: Moonlight Over Mayfair by Anton Du Beke

Neatly picking up from where One Enchanted Evening left off, Moonlight Over Mayfair is an engaging mix of romance, politics and dance. What made Anton Du Beke’s One Enchanted Evening such a joy to read was the way in which it effectively brought together many different subplots under the roof of the Buckingham Hotel and… Read More

Interview With… Ellen McDougall

The Gate Theatre’s Artistic Direcotr spoke to Emma Clarendon about Faces in the Crowd. Hi Ellen, could you explain a bit more about what Faces in the Crowd is about? Faces In The Crowd is a novel by Valeria Luiselli, which I have adapted and directed. The play introduces us to the mind of a Mexican… Read More

Interview With Gareth Snook

Gareth spoke to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about starring in Romantics Anonymous. Hi Gareth, for those who haven’t seen the show what is Romantics Anonymous about? It’s essentially a love story set in France – but with a difference. It centres around a young man and woman – he’s the owner of a chocolate factory and she… Read More

Interview With…Joanna Vymeris

The director chatted to us about Sky in the Pie, playing as part of the Vaults Festival from the 6th March. Hi Joanna, what can we expect from Sky in the Pie? Sky in the Pie will be an audio and visual spectacle in celebration of Roger McGough’s phenomenal work. A feast for the eyes… Read More

REVIEW: Blood & Sugar by Laura Shepherd-Robinson

Shedding light on Britain’s murky history with slavery, Laura Shepherd-Robinson’s novel is brutal, gripping and vivid. Close attention to detail has been given to every aspect of this horrific but brilliantly written debut novel. From the intricacies of the plot to the evocative descriptions of Deptford and the surround area, Laura Shepherd-Robinson’s debut novel is… Read More