Mind the Advent 2020

After a break in 2019, I decided to revive #MindTheAdvent for 2020 – and of course focused on the array of online theatre that proliferated from March onwards… #MindTheAdvent Day 1: I have to begin with the show that started it all… @TSMGOnlineLive's The Two Gentlemen of Verona! Little did we all know how TSMGO would take […]

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The Dog Beneath The Skin

Jermyn Street Theatre’s Scandal season comes to an end with a production of WH Auden and Christopher Isherwood’s 1930s play The Dog Beneath The Skin, produced in conjunction with Proud Haddock. Described as “part madcap misadventure, part piercing social satire”, the play is based on two earlier Auden plays (The Fronny and The Chase) and […]

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Hilda and Virginia

For one week only, Maureen Duffy’s double bill of A Nightingale in Bloomsbury Square and The Choice has called Jermyn Street Theatre its home. Telling the stories of two very different, but equally remarkable women, this pair of one-woman plays continues the Scandal season with the lives of Virginia Woolf and Abbess Hilda of Whitby (later canonised). […]

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Mad as Hell

The Scandal season continues at Jermyn Street Theatre, this time Mad As Hell charts the years leading up to notorious actor Peter Finch winning the Best Actor Oscar for his performance in Network. The timing of the run is quite apt, as the National Theatre’s stage version of the film enters its final weeks – and the […]

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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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