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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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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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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“And the world’s gonna know your name…” Thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda, the name Alexander Hamilton has been firmly reestablished in the American consciousness – and is steadily taking the world by storm, with London’s West End the latest opening for hit musical Hamilton. After a bit of a delay, the show has now officially opened […]

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The Bunker has an alternative Christmas offering this year – if you’re tired of all the jingle bells and Christmas Carols, Niall Ransome has got something for you. Best known as an actor, and a member of Mischief Theatre, this is his debut as a playwright. FCUK’D is a one-man play based on what Ransome […]

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A Christmas Carol (LMTO)

Following last year’s success, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra has returned to give two more performances of a musical version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Written by Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent, it is a two-and-a-bit-hour show that was first performed over 20 years ago in New York and now calls the Lyceum […]

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Once Upon A Snowflake

The festive fare at Chelsea Theatre this year comes courtesy of Paper Balloon, as they bring an alternative theatrical treat to the stage. It’s aimed primarily at young families, even including a colouring book in the programme to keep children entertained before the start of the show. It is based around those “extremely dangerous” creatures, winter sprites. […]

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