Knights of the Rose

Since its announcement back in March, the Arts Theatre’s latest show has been causing quite a stir in the capital – from a multitude of posters, to performances at West End LIVE and a horseback photo shoot on Tower Bridge. It is now open and is due to have a fairly limited run over the […]

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“Their manners are more gentle-kind than of our human generation you shall find”

Well. It’s been quite a week for the theatre etiquette brigade. I’ve been meaning to write a post in this vein for some time (my original one from 2015 feels a little out-of-date now), so with everything that’s been rumbling around since Tuesday night, I thought now was the time. In case you were unaware […]

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Flesh and Bone

First performed at Camden’s Etcetera Theatre in 2016, Unpolished Theatre’s production of Elliot Warren’s debut play next had a stint at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, before moving on to Adelaide Fringe – and now it’s resident at the Soho Theatre (Upstairs) for a limited run. This award-winning play is working class East London through and through, […]

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2018 mid-year update

  Where have those six months gone? The year started off quite slow and steady, but all of a sudden things have picked up the pace again… It’s as if I never attempted to take things a little easier! As of this evening, I’ve managed to fit in 110 different shows – plus there are the […]

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The Tempest (Iris Theatre)

Formed in 2007, Iris Theatre’s summer seasons have become a fixture in the London theatre calendar, producing a Shakespeare and family show to perform in the grounds of St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden. This year’s Shakespeare is his final solo play: The Tempest, directed by Daniel Winder. Aside from some wonderful sections of verse, it’s […]

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Dust: West End transfer announced

Following an award-winning Edinburgh Festival Fringe run in 2017, and a sold-out engagement at Soho Theatre earlier this year, Milly Thomas’ acclaimed solo show Dust will transfer to Trafalgar Studios 2 in September. It is directed by Sara Joyce, and features set design from Anna Reid, sound design from Max Perryment and lighting design from […]

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