REVIEW: The Knowledge, Charing Cross Theatre

Jack Rosenthal’s play celebrating the industry of the black cab and its drivers has its own charm about it but feels slight in plot.  Before Uber came along, black cabs were the key means of transport for Londoners to zoom around the capital – but when stepping into one of the taxis how many of… Read More


NEWS: Cast Announced for World Stage Premiere of The Knowledge

Casting for the production directed by Maureen Lipman has been confirmed ahead of it opening at the Charing Cross Theatre on the 4th September.  Based on the iconic 1979 TV film written by Jack Rosenthal, Maureen Lipman directs her late husband’s play adapted for the stage for the first time. The Knowledge follows the struggles of four… Read More

NEWS: Maureen Lipman to Direct World Stage Premiere of Jack Rosenthal’s The Knowledge

Maureen Lipman will bring her late husband’s 1979 TV film comedy to the Charing Cross Theatre stage from the 4th September.  The Knowledge follows the hilarious struggles of four Londoners as they attempt to better themselves by attempting the fearsome “Knowledge” – the process of becoming a London black cab taxi driver. Standing between them and… Read More