I AM OF IRELAND

Seamus Finnegan teams up once again with director Ken McClymont for this brand new play, running at the Old Red Lion until the end of the month. With the official Brexit date looming large, and Prime Minister Theresa May clinging to power thanks (in part) to a deal with the DUP, a play examining the past […]

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Plastic

Poleroid Theatre have just begun a run of Kenneth Emson’s Plastic at the Old Red Lion Theatre, prior to a brief stint at the Mercury Theatre in Essex towards the end of the month; it was first performed as a work-in-progress at the 2015 Latitude Festival. Directed by Josh Roche, it explores the transition from childhood to […]

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The Moor

There’s something slightly mysterious going on at the Old Red Lion Theatre, as Catherine Lucie’s The Moor continues its run. Described as “part domestic tale, part folk tale”, the 80-minute play tells Bronagh’s story – memories and dreams tangle together as the new mother copes with grief and her aggressive boyfriend, struggling to piece together what happened […]

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Talk Radio

Running this month at the Old Red Lion Theatre is a revival of Eric Bogosian’s Talk Radio, thirty years after its first performance at New York’s Public Theater. The play was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and won a Drama Desk Award, and this production has been put on by the team behind the world […]

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Mrs Orwell

Proud Haddock’s latest production brings Tony Cox’s new play to the Old Red Lion for a limited engagement. George Orwell’s name has been bandied about in recent years, thanks to his book Nineteen Eighty-Four and the politically influenced interest in dystopian life, but his private life has thus far been of less interest. The play sees […]

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