NEWS: Casting Announced for The Niceties at the Finborough Theatre

The production will play at the theatre from the 1st to the 26th October. It has been announced that Matthew Iliffe’s production of The Niceties by Eleanor Burgess is set to star double Olivier award winner Janie Dee alongside Moronkẹ Akinola who makes her professional stage debut. At an elite East Coast university, an ambitious… Read More

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REVIEW: Maggie May, Finborough Theatre

This first London professional revival is lively but also highlights the problems with the book. Having only being familiar with Lionel Bart’s most famous musical Oliver! it is refreshing to see the Finborough Theatre rediscovering this little known musical set in Liverpool and director Matthew Iliffe giving it a lively production. It is just a… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for Revival of Lionel Bart’s Maggie May

The production will play at the Finborough Theatre from the 27th March. Featuring music and lyrics by Lionel Bart and book by renowned dramatist Alun Owen, Matthew Iliffe’s production is the first London revival since its premiere in 1964 at the Adelphi Theatre. It has been confirmed that the cast for the production is set… Read More

Review Round Up: The Burnt Part Boys, Park Theatre

This European premiere production is directed by Matthew Iliffe and follows the story of a group of teenagers living under the shadow of a tragic mining accident. But what have critics been saying about it?  The Independent: *** Paul Taylor thought that: “The trouble with this 90-minute piece, though, is that while the quest involves much… Read More