NEWS: Ovalhouse Theatre Announces Details of Summer Season

The Ovalhouse theatre has confirmed details of its upcoming Summer season to celebrate innovation and experimentation through six new shows.  The South London’s upcoming season is set to explore themes such as  social mobility and the violence of austerity, as well as inviting audiences to an eccentric bee party and a brand new human surround-sound experience. This… Read More

Interview With… Danielle Pearson

The writer spoke to Love London Love Culture about This Restless State and the future of Europe…  Hi Danielle, could you tell me a bit more about what This Restless State is about? This Restless State is a one-man show which explores ideas of identity, home and nationhood. It uses a blend of narrative storytelling, drama,… Read More

NEWS: Ovalhouse Theatre Announces Spring 2018 Season

The Ovalhouse Theatre has announced details of its Spring 2018 season including brand new show Random Selfies and a retelling of the myth of Medea.  Opening the Ovalhouse’s new season will open with Medea Electronica  playing at the theatre from the 30th January. This new retelling of the myth of Medea is reimagined as a 1980s Prog Rock… Read More

PREVIEW: Glue, Ovalhouse Theatre

Written and performed by Louise Wallwein, the Ovalhouse will present Glue from the 3rd to the 7th October.  Louise Wallwein grew up in the care of nuns from the age of 9. Glue is a frank and gripping true story of her first meetings with her birth mother, three decades after being put up for adoption.… Read More

NEWS: Ovalhouse Announce Mahri Reilly as Head of Learning and Participation

Mahri Reilly will join the Ovalhouse team from the National Theatre of Scotland, in the newly created role as the Head of Learning and Participation. Having previously worked extensively on participatory art programmes for children and young people which challenge accessibility and promote social inclusion, including street theatre events, festivals and in education settings, Mahri Reilly joins the… Read More

NEWS: Ovalhouse Receive £3 million Grant for Move to Brixton

The Arts Council have granted the theatre the grant to help support its move to Brixton.  The news of the £3 million grant means that the Ovalhouse theatre are now closer to opening in its new venue in late 2019. The Arts Council confirmed the award of the grant will be invested in the theatre… Read More

NEWS: BraveNewWorlds and Ovalhouse to Present Trinity

This off-site production from Ovalhouse Theatre and BraveNewWorlds will run from the 19th to the 27th June at Asylum, Caroline Garden’s Chapel, London.  Trinity explores the aesthetics of gender and female iconography in our society’s visual culture, from pagan and religious artefacts to bedroom selfies, to create a highly visceral visual landscape with an immersive sound experience.… Read More

PREVIEW: My World Has Exploded a Little Bit, Ovalhouse Theatre

Bella Heesom’s new play arrives at the Ovalhouse Theatre from the 23rd to the 27th May.  This debut play from the Ovalhouse’s Associate Artist Bella Heesom is a story of love and loss which mixes intimacy, live music, hard-hitting philosophy and clownish silliness. The production is directed by Olivier Award-winning director Donnacadh O’Briain and arrives at the theatre  following a… Read More

NEWS: Ovalhouse Theatre Announces Summer Season

The South London based theatre’s Summer season will explore three themes: migration and what it means to ‘belong’, the nature of violence in our society, and love and loss. Running from the 5th May until the 29th July, the new season will be formed of plays including : Home (5th-6th May), Bound (9th-13th May), The Believers Are… Read More

NEWS: Phina Oruche’s Identity Crisis to transfer to the Ovalhouse

It has been announced that Phina Oruche’s Identity Crisis will transfer to the Ovalhouse from the 9th to the 13th May.  Following runs at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016, International Slavery Museum Liverpool, and The Wardrobe Theatre in Bristol,, Phina Oruche’s Identity Crisis will arrive at London’s Ovalhouse Theatre in May. Exploring identity struggles that are common… Read More