Interview With…Calum Finlay 

We chatted to Calum about starring in Bloody Difficult Women at the Riverside Studios. Hi Calum – could you explain what Bloody Difficult Women is about?Bloody Difficult Women is about the court case Gina Miller brought against Teresa May over the latter’s attempt to use prerogative powers to avoid a parliamentary vote on Article 50. Or, that’s… Read More

NEWS: World Premiere of AVA: The Secret Conversations Announced

The new play by Elizabeth McGovern is set to play at the Riverside Studios from the 14th January 2022. Based on the book by Peter Evans and Ava Gardner, AVA: The Secret Conversations has been transformed into a stage play Elizabeth McGovern and will make its stage debut at the Riverside Studios in January 2022.… Read More

Review Round Up: Happy Days, Riverside Studios

We round up the reviews for Trevor Nunn’s 60th anniversary revival of Samuel Beckett’s Play. The Guardian: *** “The fear and foreboding of the second half never quite feel sufficiently full-bodied, perhaps because of the big shift in tone from the first. Dwan’s performance is compelling, but there is the sense that there is a… Read More

Interview With…Simon Wolfe

We chatted to Simon about starring in the 60th anniversary revival of Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days at the Riverside Studios. Hi Simon – for those who don’t know what Happy Days is about, could you tell me a bit moreabout the background to the story? Well, in Happy Days we meet Winnie, who is stuck,… Read More

NEWS: Riverside Studios Embarks on Fund Raising Challenge

The challenge is in aid to help raise money to buy new seats for its flagship theatre, Studio 2. In January, comedian Eddie Izzard completed 32 marathons on a treadmill at Riverside Studios, clocking a mammoth 840 miles. The Riverside team is aiming to match that achievement by running, cycling and rowing past Izzard’s total.… Read More

NEWS: Riverside Studios Announce Uproot Productions as Resident Company

It has been confirmed that Uproot Productions will become the venue’s first resident company. Founded and led by Abigail Sewell and Steven Kavum, Uproot Productions is a cross-arts production company that supports Black artists in developing experimental and political stories that represent the breadth of their lived experiences. Formed in 2020 Uproot Productions aims to offer transformative… Read More

PREVIEW: Happy Days, Riverside Studios

The production is set to play at the venue from the 11th June 2021. Marking the play’s 60th anniversary, Trevor Nunn is set to direct Lisa Dwan in this new production heading to the Riverside Studios in June 2021. Winnie and her husband Willie are stuck in every sense of the word. Endless days and… Read More

NEWS: Riverside Studios Announce Dear Santa Live

The family production is set to start its run at the venue after the current lockdown. The Riverside Studios has announced it will be presenting the first production of their 2020 Christmas season from the 2nd December following the current lockdown. Norwell Lapley Productions adaptation of  Rod Campbell’s Dear Santa directed by Tim Wallers is… Read More

NEWS: Riverside Studios Announces New Season Titled ‘Riverside Reads’

The London venue has announced details of its season of plays and musicals which will get their world premiere as a series of read-through events. Taking place on the first Tuesday of every month, each of the readings will be also streamed live online for a global audience. Riverside Reads will première scripts by blazingly… Read More

NEWS: Riverside Studios Announce Screening of Summerland

The newly reopened arts venue have announced a screening of the British World War II drama, with a live Q&A with award-winning director and writer Jessica Swale following its nationwide release on 31st July 2020. Marking the venue’s first event since lockdown, the Riverside Studios has announced that the screening and Q&A will take place Thursday 20 August beginning… Read More