REVIEW: Radio, Arcola Theatre

A compelling and engaging performance from Adam Gillen can’t quite distract from the meandering nature of Al Smith’s play. Quiet, reflective and thoughtful are three words that automatically spring to mind when leaving the Arcola Theatre after watching Josh Roche’s sincere and heartfelt production of Al Smith’s 2006 play. Radio sees Charlie Fairbanks reflecting on… Read More

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Interview With…Josh Roche

Director Josh Roche spoke to Emma Clarendon about bringing Al Smith’s Radio to the stage. Hi Josh, ‘Radio’ sounds like a bit of an intriguing story. For those who don’t know what it is about – could you explain a bit more about the story? Radio is the story of Charlie Fairbanks, a boy born… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… Plastic, Old Red Lion Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for Poleroid Theatre’s upcoming production of Kenneth Emson’s play at the Old Red Lion Theatre. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening…  Following a successful run as part of the Latitude Festival, Poleroid Theatre’s production of Plastic will play at the Old Red Lion Theatre from the 3rd to the… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Kenneth Emson’s Plastic at the Old Red Lion Theatre

Full casting has been announced for Josh Roche’s upcoming production at the Old Red Lion Theatre.  Playing at the theatre from the 3rd April, it has been announced that Louis Greatorex (Safe, Netflix; The Last Post, BBC1), Madison Clare (The Dark Things, Linbury Studio Theatre; War Whores, Courtyard Theatre), Mark Weinman (Captain Amazing, Soho Theatre/Live/UK Tour) and Thomas Coombes(Barbarians, Tooting Arts Club ) will star in… Read More

NEWS: Poleroid Theatre to Bring Kenneth Emson’s Plastic to Old Red Lion Theatre

Following its run at the Latitude Festival, Poleroid Theatre will bring their production of BAFTA nominated playwright Kenneth Emson’s Plastic to the Old Red Lion Theatre.  Directed by Josh Roche, this new play examines how insecurities of childhood can follow us into later life in this story about time, memory and escape. Kev used to have a girlfriend called… Read More