NEWS: A Splinter of Ice Will Begin UK Tour on the 8th June

Ben Brown’s new play is set to open in Malvern in June and will continue to tour until the 31st July. Following on from a series of online productions, the Original Theatre Company has confirmed its production of A Splinter of Ice will be embarking on a UK tour from the 8th June. The production,… Read More

NEWS: Original Theatre Company Announce Being Mr Wickham

The theatre company and Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds have announced a production of Being Mr Wickham, which will be live streamed on the 30th April and 1st May. Based around the character from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Adrian Lukis returns to the character that he played in Andrew Davies adaptation for the BBC… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 7th February 2021

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular this week on Love London Love Culture. Review of A Bloody Shambles, Living Record Festival: this week, we took a listen to Ella Dorman-Gajic’s audio drama focusing on the sensitive topic of periods and being able to afford the feminine hygiene products needed to support women… Read More

NEWS: Original Theatre Announces Production of Ben Brown’s A Splinter of Ice

The play will be streamed online from the 15th April and will then be followed by a UK tour early summer. The Original Theatre Company have announced its first live stage production since March 2020, which will be filmed on stage at the Cheltenham Everyman Theatre and released online, before touring UK theatres early summer.… Read More

NEWS: Original Theatre and Perfectly Normal Productions Announce Revival of Barnes’ People

The production, comprised of four theatrical monologues, will be streamed from the 18th February until the 31st July. It has been announced that Original Theatre Company – the production company behind the critically acclaimed lockdown productions of Sebastian Faulks’s Birdsong Online, Louise Coulthard’s Watching Rosie, Torben Betts’s Apollo 13: The Dark Side of The Moon and Philip Franks’s The Haunting… Read More

NEWS: Original Theatre Company Announce Digital Production of The Haunting of Alice Bowles

The company behind lockdown productions of Sebastian Faulks’s Birdsong Online, Louise Coulthard’s Watching Rosie and the new commission by Torben Betts, Apollo 13: The Dark Side of The Moon have announced its fourth online production. Adapted from the M.R James short story The Experiment, Philip Franks has created the supernatural thriller The Haunting of Alice Bowles. Available to watch… Read More

NEWS: Miriam Margolyes and Amit Shah to Star in Watching Rosie

Following on from its successful production of Birdsong, Original Theatre Company has announced another online production to be streamed from the 6th August. Watching Rosie is a specially commissioned play by Louise Coulthard is based on her debut play Cockamamy, which won the Lustrum Award for Outstanding New Play at The Edinburgh Fringe 2017. Directed by… Read More

NEWS: Rachel Wagstaff’s Adaptation of Birdsong to be Streamed Online

The production will be streamed online on the 1st July and made available to watch for 72 hours after. It has been announced that Rachel Wagstaff’s highly acclaimed adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’s best-selling novel Birdsong will be streamed online – with a cast in full costume and using video technology. The production will be streamed… Read More

Interview With…Caroline Harker

We chatted to Caroline Harker about starring in The Original Theatre Company’s production of The Croft, directed by Philip Franks. Could you explain what The Croft is about? It’s about the inhabitants of a little tin hut, The Croft, in a remote corner of the highlands both past and present. The history of the Croft… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for Valued Friends

Michael Fentiman’s production will play at the Rose Theatre in Kingston from the 20th September. The Rose Theatre and The Original Theatre Company have announced casting for the upcoming production of the first major revival of Valued Friends by Stephen Jeffreys. Michael Fentiman is set to direct Natalie Casey (Sherry), Ralph Davis (Scott), Sam Frenchum (Paul), Michael Marcus (Howard), Catrin Stewart (Marion) and Nicolas Tennant (Stewart)… Read More