The Buried Moon

With the RSC pushing the boundaries in their technologically innovative production of The Tempest (soon transferring to London’s Barbican), it feels like a good time to think around the story more – which is exactly what Laura Turner’s The Buried Moon does. Following a brief run at Bankside’s Rose Playhouse, it is currently part of the Old […]

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How to be a groundling

Ever wondered what it might’ve felt like to be a peasant in 16th century London? Well one way to find out, minus the syphilis and public sewage dumping, is to go to Shakespeare’s Globe to see a play as a so-called ‘groundling’. Every production at the Globe has 700 £5 standing tickets available, offering a […]

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Out There On Fried Meat Ridge Rd.

Transferring to Trafalgar Studios following a successful run at the White Bear Theatre, Out There On Fried Meat Ridge Rd. is a dark comedy that puts humanity under the spotlight. Mitch is down on his luck: he’s lost his job, his relationship, his home, and his car. Desperate for somewhere to stay, he finds JD’s ad […]

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Paper Hearts

Currently playing in Highgate’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Paper Hearts is the brainchild of Liam O’Rafferty and is a brand new British musical that celebrates writing and books. It premièred at Waterloo East Theatre, followed by a run at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe with a string of rave reviews, and will soon embark on a tour to Hamburg. […]

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The Pulverised

Pulsating new drama The Pulverised is the latest offering downstairs in Studio 2 at Dalston’s Arcola Theatre – fittingly, for a production that tells a story of a multinational company, it has had support from Arts Council England, the Institut Français and the Romanian Cultural Institute. Its writer, Alexandra Badea, is also Romanian-born but now living in […]

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The Duchess of Malfi

The first part in their ‘The Face of Decadence’ season, Scena Mundi’s latest offering is a full production of John Webster’s dark, murderous tragedy The Duchess of Malfi. Written c. 1613/14, around the same time as Fletcher & Shakespeare’s The Two Noble Kinsmen, it remained a popular play for the next century – though its violent […]

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