REVIEW: Billy Bishop Goes to War, Southwark Playhouse

Funny and heartfelt, this true life story of an extraordinary pilot highlights a different perspective of World War I. So much of what we think about relating to World War I is what was happening to those on the ground and in the trenches – but a forgotten element is those who played their part… Read More

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REVIEW: Billy Bishop Goes to War, Jermyn Street Theatre

Beautifully directed by Jimmy Walters, Billy Bishop Goes to War offers a new insight into World War I as seen by pilots in the skies. The more plays based around World War I that I see makes it increasingly clear that although the facts of the war are widely known it is actually the individual… Read More

NEWS: Charles Aitken and Oliver Beamish to Star in Billy Bishop Goes To War

Casting for Proud Haddock‘s latest production has been confirmed ahead of its run at the Jermyn Street Theatre from the 31st October.  To coincide with the centenary of the end of of World War I, Proud Haddock will be reviving Billy Bishop Goes to War  as part of their War Season and Jermyn Street Theatre’s… Read More

REVIEW: Square Rounds, Finborough Theatre

Tony Harrison’s play is pretty hard going but once it focuses on the central story, it becomes an fascinating insight into the devastating impact that weapons of mass destruction have had on humanity.  Weapons of mass destruction have had a huge impact on humanity across the centuries and Tony Harrison highlights this with flair  as… Read More

NEWS: Proud Haddock to Present Tony Harrison’s Square Rounds

Theatre company  Proud Haddock  will present Tony Harrison’s war drama at the Finborough Theatre this September.  This first UK production of the play in thirty years will feature an all-female ensemble, directed by Jimmy Walters. Fritz Haber, a German Jewish chemist, has been ordered by the Kaiser to develop a deadly poison gas to help Germany… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… The Dog Beneath The Skin, Jermyn Street Theatre

Rehearsal images for Proud Haddock’s production of The Dog Beneath the Skin have been released ahead of the show’s run at the Jermyn Street Theatre from the 7th March. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening… Directed by Jimmy Walters,  The Dog Beneath the Skin is set to star Pete Ashmore (as Alan Norman and Cressida Bonas… Read More

REVIEW: Mrs Orwell, Old Red Lion Theatre

This bittersweet play manages to hit the heart over and over again thanks to two strong performances from Cressida Bonas and Peter Hamilton Dyer.  Should you sacrifice your own happiness to satisfy someone’s dying wish? It is a question that sticks in the audience’s mind in Jimmy Walters production of Tony Cox’s fascinating and at… Read More

NEWS: Cressida Bonas to Star in Mrs Orwell at the Old Red Lion Theatre

It has been confirmed that Cressida Bonas and Peter Hamilton are set to star in Jimmy Walters’ production of Tony Cox’s play, running at the Old Red Lion Theatre from the 1st August.  University College hospital, London, 1949. 1984 has just been published and George Orwell is in the last chapter of his life with a severe case of… Read More

NEWS: First London Staging for 30 Years for Tony Harrison’s The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus

Director Jimmy Walters returns to the Finborough Theatre with the first production of Tony Harrison’s The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus to be seen in London for nearly 30 years. Running at the Finborough Theatre from the 3rd to the 28th January 2017,  The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus is Tony Harrison’s take on the Ancient Greek original story… Read More

PREVIEW: A Subject of Scandal and Concern, Finborough

The Finborough Theatre will present the London premiere of John Osborne’s A Subject of Scandal and Concern from the 22nd May until the 7th June.  2016 mark the 60th anniversary of John Osborne’s renowned Look Back in Anger. In celebration of this anniversary, the Finborough theatre will present A Subject of Scandal and Concern, while the Garrick… Read More