Imagine a world held hostage by fear and episodes of extreme weather, where you must be careful what you say or risk your very existence. Though you might think I’m describing the current situation in Britain, this is actually the gist of Dawn King’s Foxfinder. Farmers have rigid targets they must meet (no matter how much […]

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The Three Musketeers

The second show in Iris Theatre’s summer season at St Paul’s (the Actor’s Church) this year, following on from their production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, is an adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’ classic novel, The Three Musketeers. It’s time to head to 17th century Paris with d’Artagnan, desperate to become a Musketeer – but hiding a […]

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The Importance of Being Earnest

  Beginning last October, Dominic Dromgoole (former Artistic Director at Shakespeare’s Globe) set out to bring a year of Oscar Wilde’s most well-known Victorian plays to the West End Stage. Through his new company, Classic Spring, A Woman of No Importance, Lady Windermere’s Fan and An Ideal Husband have all run at the Vaudeville Theatre, […]

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Sounds of Refuge: album announced

After meeting in the rehearsal rooms for Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson’s play The Jungle, cast members John Falsetto (Okot) and Mohamed Sarrar (Omar) started composing music for the show. Now, alongside Ammar Haj Ahmad (Syrian actor & poet, who plays Safi), they are set to release a recording of their compositions entitled Sounds of Refuge – one […]

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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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