Woman Before A Glass

Tom Littler opens his second season as artistic director of Jermyn Street Theatre with the UK première of Lanie Robertson’s Woman Before A Glass. As befits the Scandal season, it is about infamous art collector & socialite Peggy Guggenheim – also apt as the theatre is not too far away from where she opened her gallery […]

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Bunny

Fabricate Theatre are currently in the middle of a run of Olivier Award-winning Jack Thorne’s Bunny, playing for a short time at Tristan Bates Theatre. They had a successful run of this play at the White Bear Theatre, and the play itself was first performed in 2010, winning Thorne the Fringe First Award. A one-woman show, […]

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Vault Festival 2018: preview

It’s that time of year again: the annual VAULT Festival is nearly upon us, and looks set to be bigger & better than ever! There’s a lot to love about what goes on at this event, with an incredible range of theatre, comedy, music & refreshments on offer every day for eight weeks. If you’ve […]

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“Oh, for a muse of fire that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention!”

You might be forgiven for thinking that only certain Shakespeare plays are allowed to be produced in any given 12-month period – for example, last year I saw five different Twelfth Nights, and this year are at least three Macbeths already on my radar… Michelle Terry couldn’t really come up with anything out of the […]

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Wine

LAGO Theatre‘s latest play (written by Jack West) has just begun a short run at Covent Garden’s Tristan Bates Theatre. The company is made up of LIPA (Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts) graduates, and have previously produced a couple of other plays: Revelation 1:18 and No Help Sent. Mark and Sam, former partners, are embarking […]

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The Crystal Egg Live

Just prior to this year’s VAULT Festival, Old Lamp Entertainment & Rebekah Harvey’s co-production of The Crystal Egg Live has just opened at the Vaults. Michael Archer has adapted the H.G. Wells story for the stage, thought by some to be an unofficial prequel to his famous The War of the Worlds, and it all takes […]

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Globe 2018: “Who’s there?”

Ever since Emma Rice’s shocking and premature resignation prior to her final two seasons at Shakespeare’s Globe, there has been suspense and anticipation over what will happen next. Michelle Terry was named as Rice’s successor in July, and this morning announced an extensive inaugural summer season. The Globe also teased its new branding, with both […]

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