NEWS: Pleasance Theatre To Reopen With Fringe Futures Festival

The theatre in Islington is teaming up with  VAULT Creative Arts to present the festival which will take place from the 17th May. The Pleasance in Islington is set to open its doors to audiences once more on the 17th May with a programme filled with comedy, theatre, drag and musicals. in order to make… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 19th April 2020

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s weekly guide to what has been proving popular on the site this week… Interview with director Anthony Alderson: we chatted to Anthony about the struggles for theatre during this difficult time as well as why he loves theatre and the arts so much. Review of The Phantom of the Opera… Read More

Interview with…Anthony Alderson

The Director of the Pleasance Theatre Trust spoke to Emma Clarendon about his love of theatre and the impact Covid-19 will have on the industry. Hi Anthony, thanks so much for talking to me. How are you coping at the moment with everything that is going on? I am extremely fortunate, I am used to… Read More

Interview With…Daniel Goldman

The director chatted to Emma Clarendon about bringing The Rage of Narcissus to the Pleasance Theatre. Hi Daniel – could you tell me more about what The Rage of Narcissus is about? Yes. Of course! It’s the story of Sergio Blanco – a professor-playwright and the author of the play – who arrives in Ljubljana to… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for World Premiere of Fix

Julie Tsang’s play will premiere at the Pleasance Theatre from the 14th January. Full casting has been announced for Jen Tan’s upcoming production of Fix, playing at the Pleasance Theatre from the 14th January until the 1st February. This world premiere production is set to star: Mikey Anthony-Howe (Kevin) and Tina Chiang (Li Na). Mikey Anthony-Howe’s previous stage… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for European Premiere of Kill Climate Deniers

Full casting has been confirmed for Nic Connaughton’s production, playing at the Pleasance Theatre from the 4th June. It has been confirmed that joining the cast of the European premiere of Kill Climate Deniers will be Home and Away’s Kelly Paterniti as Bekken, the critically acclaimed stand-up Bec Hill as Catch, Coronation Street’sHannah Ellis Ryan… Read More

REVIEW: Night of the Living Dead Live, Pleasance Theatre

The stage production based on George A Romero’s classic horror film is a lively and surprisingly funny show to watch – even if the plot is a bit thin. Zombies. Check. Chaos. Check. Audience getting covered in blood. Check. This is just a few of the things to expect from Benji Sperring’s lively and surprisingly… Read More

Interview With…Mike Bodie

The actor chatted to LLLC about bringing George A Romero’s filmNight of the Living Dead to the stage. Hi, thank you so much for talking to me. For those who aren’t familiar with the film – what is Night of the Living Dead all about? It’s about a group of strangers who one by one… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for the UK Premiere of Night of the Living Dead Live

The production will play at the Pleasance Theatre from the 9th April. Casting has been confirmed for the UK premiere of Night of the Living Dead Live the first ever UK stage adaptation based on George A. Romero’s cult zombie classic film. Directed by Benji Sperring (The Toxic Avenger), the cast is set to include:… Read More

NEWS: Felicity Ward to Make UK Theatre Debut in Kill Climate Deniers

The Australian comedienne will lead the cast in the European premiere of David Finnigan’s play when it arrives at the Pleasance Theatre. Following her hugely successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and London as a comedienne, it has been confirmed that Felicity Ward will make her UK theatre debut in Nic Connaughton’s production at the… Read More