NEWS: Cast Announced for Rose Theatre’s Beauty and the Beast

The theatre’s new family festive show will begin performances from the 3rd December. It has been announced that Amelia Kinu Muus and Stanton Wright will star as Bella and Beast in this new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast by Ciaran McConville. The production is also set to star Daniel Goode as René / Heureux, Paula James as Marguerite / Rousette and… Read More

Interview With…Saffron Coomber

We chatted to Saffron about starring in Leopards at the Rose Theatre in Kingston. Hi Saffron, without giving too much away could you explain what Leopards is about? Leopards is a play that explores what it means to be good. In a world of cancel culture, do these projected ideals of how we present ourselves… Read More

NEWS: Martin Marquez Joins the World Premiere of Leopards at the Rose Theatre

The production will begin performances at the Rose Theatre from the 2nd September. It has been announced that Martin Marquez will join the previously announced Saffron Coomber in the world premiere of Alys Metcalf’s play Leopards at the Rose Theatre as part of Artistic Director Christopher Haydon’s inaugural season at Rose Theatre.  Martin Marquez is… Read More

NEWS: Rose Theatre Announces 2021/2022 Season

The theatre’s new Artistic Director Christopher Haydon has confirmed details of the Rose Theatre’s upcoming season. Having been prevented from unveiling details of the season due to COVID, Christopher Haydon has now confirmed what audiences can expect at the Rose Theatre through the rest of 2021 into 2022. This newly announced season will begin with… Read More

NEWS: Rose Theatre Announces Spring 2021 Season

As the Kingston based theatre reopens, the venue has confirmed details of its Spring 2021 programme. The Rose Theatre in Kingston-Upon-Thames has confirmed details of its Spring programme for next year. This newly announced season will open with Woke, which will run at the theatre from the 8th to the 10th February. Written by Apphia… Read More

REVIEW: Educating Rita, Rose Theatre

This wonderfully warm production reveals a play that still feels as though it has plenty of relevance today. Forty years on since it was first performed, Willy Russell’s play still feels as warm and memorable thanks Max Roberts’s sensitive and thoughtful production, that really captures the two central character’s relationship well. Following the relationship between… Read More

NEWS: Rose Theatre to Reopen with ‘Return to the Rose’ Season

The theatre in Kingston has unveiled details of its reopening season, as it prepares to open its doors for the first time since lockdown. Opening its doors to the public on the 28th October, the Rose Theatre has announced a special ‘Return to the Rose Season’, that will adhere to robust risk mitigation processes and… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 7th June 2020

Here’s a guide to some of the cultural things we have been writing about this week… Interview with Robert O’Dowd: this week we spoke to the Rose Theatre’s Chief Executive about the challenges that the theatre industry is currently facing and what we can do to support it right now. Review of Going the Distance… Read More

Interview With….Robert O’Dowd

The Chief Executive of the Rose Theatre in Kingston spoke to us about the fight to safeguard the theatre industry. Hi Robert, thanks so much for talking to me. Could you explain in a little more detail about SOLT and UK Theatre’s campaign to protect theatres during this time? Theatre and a few other performing arts organisations are… Read More

An Open Letter to Theatre and Performance makers

An open letter has been sent by the signatories to their networks of freelancers. This is a letter to self-employed and freelance theatre and performance makers in the UK. To the actors, playwrights, directors, choreographers, stage managers, designers, stage crews and set-builders to name just a few. We really miss being with you during this… Read More