REVIEW: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Iris Theatre, St Paul’s Church

Iris Theatre’s adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel is certainly an ambitious and refreshing take on the story – but can’t always make up its mind whether it wants to be taken seriously or not. This latest production in Iris Theatre’s Summer season at St Paul’s Church shows how consistently brave, bold and ambitious the… Read More

Shows Opening: August 2019

Here’s a guide to five shows opening in London this month… Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain Part 4, Apollo Theatre: want to take your children along to something fun and educational? Horrible Histories is back in London this August and filled with a whole bunch of historical characters brought back to life by two actors. Check… Read More

Interview with…Robert Rhodes

The actor chatted to us about taking on the role of Quasimodo in Iris Theatre’s production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. What can we expect from this retelling of this classic story? Our version of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ is based more on the classic Victor Hugo novel than the Disney version, but… Read More

NEWS: Final casting and Creative Team Announced for Hunchback of Notre Dame

Iris Theatre’s production will play at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden from the 1st August. Directed by Bertie Watkins, the production based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel is set to star. Max Alexander-Taylor, Ed Bruggemeyer, Darrie Gardner, Izzy Jones, Robert Rhodes and Katie Trante. In 1482, set against the shadows of Notre Dame Cathedral,… Read More

NEWS: Iris Theatre Announces Productions of Hamlet and The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The two productions will be performed at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden to mark the company’s 10th anniversary of Summer promenade productions. Having launched its first Summer season in 2009, Iris Theatre have confirmed details for their 10th annual Summer promenade performances at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden for 2019. The new season… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Iris Theatre’s Production of The Tempest

Iris Theatre have announced casting for its upcoming production of The Tempest, playing at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden from the 20th June.  Joining the production will be Paul Brendan (Faithful Ruslan – The Story of a Guard Dog, Belgrade Theatre and Citizen’s Theatre; Julius Caesar, The Tobacco Factory), Charlotte Christensen (Gate; Cockpit Theatre; The… Read More

NEWS: Iris Theatre Announces Details of Open-Air Summer Season

The theatre company will return to St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden this summer.   Details for Iris Theatre’s summer open-air theatre season in the middle of Covent Garden have been confirmed, running from the 20th June until the 2nd September. Opening the theatre company’s 2018 season at St Paul’s Church will be a new production… Read More

NEWS: Iris Theatre to Celebrate 10th Anniversary Summer Season With Two New Productions

Celebrating its 10th anniversary summer season of promenade theatre, Iris Theatre has announced that it will be performing Macbeth and Hansel & Gretel and the Witch Baba Yaga.  The theatre company’s double bill of Shakespeare and Brothers Grimm will be presented in the company’s signature style at St Paul’s, the actor’s church in Covent Garden, between… Read More

Shows Opening: August 2016

With so many shows opening this month, here is a guide to some of the ones to look out for.  Treasure Island, St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden: already in previews, this promenade performance of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic story is perfect viewing on a Summer’s evening, presented by Iris Theatre. Booking until 28th August.  The Secret Garden,… Read More