REVIEW: The Misfortune of the English, Orange Tree Theatre

Based on true events, this world premiere production features three completely engaging performances – but it does seem to run out of steam towards the end. April 17th 1936 – a group of school boys and their teacher went hiking on the Schauinsland mountain in South-Western Germany but ended up being caught up in a… Read More

NEWS: Orange Tree Theatre Announces Casting for World Premiere of Two Billion Beats

The Richmond based theatre will present the world première of Sonali Bhattacharyya’s play from the 5th February. Full casting has been announced for the upcoming production of Two Billion Beats, directed by Nimmo Ismail. This world premiere will see Anoushka Chadha star as Bettina and Safiyya Ingar as Asha. Anoushka Chadha’s theatre credits include NW Trilogy (Kiln Theatre) and The Show Must… Read More

REVIEW: Statements After An Arrest Under the Immorality Act, Orange Tree Theatre

This passionate and thought-provoking play highlights the fragile love affair between a white woman and a black man set against the shadow and horror of the South African apartheid. It is hard not only for someone who lives in 2021 as well as being a white person to really comprehend just exactly how terrible living… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act

The production will play at the Orange Tree Theatre from the 28th August. Casting has been announced for the Orange Tree Theatre’s upcoming production of Athol Fugard’s Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act. Directed by JMK Award Winner Diane Page, the show will star: Scarlett Brookes (Frieda), Richard Sutton (Detective Sergeant du Preez)and Shaq Taylor (Errol). Frieda and Errol meet… Read More

Interview With….Peter Caulfield

We chatted to the actor about starring in the London premiere of Last Easter at the Orange Tree Theatre. Could you tell me a bit more about Last Easter?  Sure, Last Easter is a beautifully written play by Bryony Lavery, which explores the lives of four very good friends thrown even closer together by the… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for London Premiere of Last Easter

Bryony Lavery’s play will be performed at the Orange Tree Theatre from the 3rd July. Casting has been announced for the upcoming production of Last Easter, which will make its London debut from the 3rd July until the 7th August. The Orange Tree Theatre has confirmed that Tinuke Craig’s production will star  Naana Agyei-Ampadu (June), Peter Caulfield (Gash), Jodie… Read More

Review Round Up: Shaw Shorts, Orange Tree Theatre

The Richmond based theatre is welcoming audiences back with a production of two Bernard Shaw plays – we round up what critics have been saying about it… The Guardian: **** “A combination of heritage frocks with modern-ish fashion – leather jacket, man-bun, trainers – subtly suggests the line of descent from Wilde and Shaw through… Read More

Interview With…Jordan Mifsud

The actor chatted to us about starring in Shaw Shorts at the Orange Tree Theatre. Hi Jordan thanks for talking to me. Could you tell me a bit more about the plays being performed as part of Shaw Shorts? Shaw Shorts is a double-bill of short George Bernard Shaw plays that is reopening the Orange… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for Shaw Shorts at the Orange Tree Theatre

The Orange Tree Theatre has now announced the full casts for Shaw Shorts: How He Lied to Her Husband and Overruled – a double bill of Bernard Shaw’s short plays directed by Artistic Director Paul Miller. It has been announced that the theatre’s Artistic Director Paul Miller will direct Joe Bolland (Henry Apjohn),Jordan Mifsúd (Teddy Bompas), Dorothea Myer-Bennett (Aurora Bompas) in How He Lied to… Read More

NEWS: Orange Tree Theatre Announces Reopening Season

The Richmond based theatre is set to welcome back audiences with The Recovery Season. The Orange Tree Theatre’s Artistic Director Paul Miller and Executive Director Hanna Streeter have announced that the theatre will be reopening on the 22nd May with The Recovery Season, marking the first return of audiences to the Orange Tree in over 14 months. This newly… Read More