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

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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

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

The new stage production based on George A. Romero’s 1968 film will play at the theatre from the 9th April.  Directed by Benji Sperring (The Toxic Avenger: The Musical; Shock Treatment, Valley Of Song), the first ever UK stage and only officially authorised production will be heading to the Pleasance Theatre this April. Night of the Living Dead Live will pay homage to Romero’s original black and white film, skirting… Read More

NEWS: Call Me Vicky to Play at the Pleasance Theatre

This debut play from sisters Nicola and Stacey Bland will play at the  Pleasance Theatre from the 19th February.  This debut play based on a true story will directed by Victoria Gimby and is set to star Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, ITV; Hetty Feather, BBC; Quartet, UK Tour; Hatched ‘n’ Dispatched, Park Theatre; White Christmas, Dominion Theatre) as Sylvie. It’s 1980 in Elephant and Castle. Martin and best friend Debbie are getting… Read More

Interview With… Alice Sykes

The actress spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon  about starring in ‘In Lipstick’ at the Pleasance Theatre.  Hi Alice – what can you tell me about ‘In Lipstick’?In Lipstick is a brilliant new play by Annie Jenkins about a woman called Maud who had found a new life for herself with my character, Cynthia. They create their own fantasy world for themselves, to escape from their pasts, and the play… Read More

NEWS: Pleasance Theatre Announces The Caledonian Express Festival

The Islington based theatre has announced details of its Edinburgh transfer festival – The Caledonian Express, which will take place at the venue from September.  Running from the 18th September until the 2nd December, the Caledonian Express brings some of the exciting shows from the Edinburgh Festival down to London. Crossing genre and form, there… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… Dames at the Pleasance Theatre

Opening at the Pleasance Theatre on the 17th April, rehearsals for Jamie Garven’s production of Charlotte Merriam’s debut play have begun. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening.  It’s 2am on some idle Friday. Six women collide in the only place for honesty… a club toilet. Dames tells the story of six dysfunctional millennials struggling to… Read More