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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

PHOTOS: Sneak a peek into rehearsals for the premiere of Proforca’s Flashbang by Featured Content

It's just four weeks to go until the world premiere of Proforca Theatre's latest explosive new play Flashbang, which has a strictly limited run launching the new autumn season at London's Li…

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Monday, August 1, 2022

‘I cannot wait for a kebab’: Writer & performer Christopher Wollaton on fasting while reviving his workout obsession play Brawn by Featured Content

Christopher Wollaton discusses the return of his solo show Brawn, revived as part of the King’s Head Theatre’s Boys!Boys!Boys! Season. The play, exploring body dysmorphia and mental heal…

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Friday, July 29, 2022

NEWS: Five-star one-man play My Own Private Shakespeare transfers from Toronto to the Edinburgh Fringe by Featured Content

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is back and standing out from the crowd will be the critically acclaimed play My Own Private Shakespeare, fresh from a sold-out, three-week run in Toronto, Cana…

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

‘There’s beauty in every story no matter how everyday it feels’: Fred Wardale on being one of the Flashbang boys by Featured Content

After acclaim last year in Lately, Fred Wardale returns to London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre in Proforca Theatre's new explosive premiere Flashbang, written by James Lewis and helmed by ar…

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Monday, July 18, 2022

Meet the cast: Four Ryans are ready for Flashbang, Proforca’s latest at Lion & Unicorn by Featured Content

Four up-and-coming actors will star in the world premiere of Proforca Theatre's latest explosive new play Flashbang, which has a strictly limited run at the start of the new autumn season at…

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Monday, July 11, 2022

NEWS: Proforca Theatre premieres Flashbang, its fifth new play by James Lewis by Featured Content

After lauded productions of Feel, At Last, Lately and Volcano, Proforca Theatre premieres Flashbang, its latest new play by James Lewis at London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre this autumn. Ti…

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Sunday, June 26, 2022

FEATURED SHOW: ‘Spell-binding’, ‘jaw-dropping’ Coventry-set May Queen is back. Read the reviews! by Featured Content

Have you read the reviews for Frankie Meredith's May Queen yet? Originally premiered last year as part of Paines Plough's Roundabout season, this 'spell-binding' piece set in Coventry is now…

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Saturday, June 18, 2022

‘The idea was really rooted in Coventry’: Frankie Meredith on her play May Queen, now returning to Belgrade Theatre by Featured Content

Originally premiered last year as part of Paines Plough’s acclaimed Roundabout Season, May Queen returns to Coventry's Belgrade Theatre for a strictly limited season. Midlands writer Frank…

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Friday, June 17, 2022

VIDEO: Celebrities are raving about Sally Rogers’ debut play The Still Room by Featured Content

Word of mouth on Sally Rogers' debut play The Still Room is spreading fast, with celebrity fans including Alison Steadman, David Morrissey, Maxine Peake, Johnny Flynn and others. Check out t…

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Monday, May 30, 2022

‘Banquet waitressing is brutal’: Actor-turned writer Sally Rogers on the 1980s memories that inspired her debut play The Still Room by Featured Content

Remember the 1980s? Charles and Diana's wedding? Sally Rogers does. The actor-turned-playwright draws on her own personal memories and experiences in her debut play, the 1980s-set, coming-of…

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NEWS: Belgrade Theatre restages Paines Plough May Queen in Coventry, 25 Jun-2 Jul by Featured Content

After its successful premiere last year as part of Paines Plough’s Roundabout Season, Midlands writer Frankie Meredith’s May Queen returns to Coventry's Belgrade Theatre for a strictly l…

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Sunday, May 29, 2022

‘Who is entitled to sexual confidence? How to express desire?’: Lauren Morley on her new play The Collab, premiering this week by Featured Content

Lauren Morley's new play The Collab, inspired by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing and YouTube sex abuse scandals, premieres this week at London's The Space care o…

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

NEWS: Female Ukrainian artists versus male dictatorship in the topical Love & Destruction at the Playground Theatre by Featured Content

In association with The Ukrainian Cultural Association in the UK (UCA-UK) London’s Playground Theatre is presenting Love & Destruction, celebrating the work of female Ukrainian artists…

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Friday, May 20, 2022

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Sneak a peek behind the scenes of The Still Room rehearsals by Featured Content

We're counting down to the long-awaited world premiere of Cold Feet actor-turned-playwright Sally Rogers' debut play The Still Room, which opens at London's Park Theatre next month. Sneak a …

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

NEWS: Aequitas premieres Lauren Morley’s The Collab at The Space, 31 May-11 Jun by Featured Content

Aequitas Theatre returns to the stage this month with the world premiere of Lauren Morley's topical new play The Collab, about the grey areas of online consent. It runs at The Space in Londo…

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Friday, May 13, 2022

FEATURED: Buckle up for London’s freshest multi-arts festival ChewFest at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre by Featured Content

Following cancellation after cancellation of festivals for early-career creatives to showcase their work, the OFFIE award-winning ChewBoy Productions is curating ChewFest, a week-long event …

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

NEWS: Cold Feet actor Sally Rogers’ playwriting debut The Still Room premieres in June by Featured Content

Cold Feet actor-turned-playwright Sally Rogers' debut play The Still Room finally gets its world premiere in June at London's Park Theatre, with a cast that includes her former co-star in Th…

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Monday, May 9, 2022

FEATURED SHOW: Heather Alexander’s Virginia Woolf-inspired ★★★★★ play Room is heading to Brighton & Edinburgh Fringe by Featured Content

Heather Alexander’s acclaimed one-woman play Room, a unique dramatised interpretation of Virginia Woolf’s A Room Of One’s Own, is being staged this summer at Brighton Fringe and Edinbu…

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Thursday, April 21, 2022

FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★★ Dirty Hearts is ‘an irresistibly sparkling new comedy’. Reviews are in! by Featured Content

Paul Murphy's new 'existential comedy for the age of anxiety' Dirty Hearts, has netted an Offies nomination and a slew of rave reviews at London's Old Red Lion Theatre, where its limited sea…

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Monday, April 11, 2022

NEWS: Pegasus Opera premieres The Aspern Papers, new Philip Hagemann opera based on Henry James’ novella by Featured Content

The Aspern Papers, a new opera by renowned composer Philip Hagemann adapted from Henry James' 1888 novella, will premiere this month at the Royal Academy of Music's Susie Sainsbury Theatre, …

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Friday, April 8, 2022

WATCH: Access All Areas & Disability Arts Online are transforming leadership in the arts by Featured Content

Access All Areas and Disability Arts Online brought together an outstanding group of talented and innovative arts leaders to London’s Battersea Arts Centre for a unique event to reconsider…

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Monday, April 4, 2022

NEWS: Front Foot present first London revival of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Rabbit Hole by Featured Content

David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning 2006 play Rabbit Hole receives its first major London revival care of husband-and-wife-led Front Foot Theatre, running at the Union Theatre from…

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Saturday, March 19, 2022

PHOTOS: Don’t miss ‘beautiful & bewitching’ new musical The Wicker Husband by Featured Content

Two years after its premature pandemic closure, "beautiful and bewitching" new British musical The Wicker Husband has returned to the Watermill Theatre. Just one week left to see it - with t…

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Friday, March 18, 2022

NEW: ChewFest, a festival for early career creatives to experiment for free, launches at Lion & Unicorn in May by Featured Content

ChewBoy Productions has launched ChewFest, a brand-new multi-arts festival for early-career creatives to experiment for free. The inaugural event runs for one week at London's Lion and Unico…

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Wednesday, March 16, 2022

‘It’s inspired by Jim Henderson’s Labyrinth, Mad Max & Burning Man’: Luke W Robson on the design for Wildcard’s gig-theatre Tempest by Featured Content

Wildcard Theatre's new gig-theatre reimagining of Shakespeare's Tempest opens this week at London's Pleasance Theatre. Designer Luke W Robson took a break from preparations to help us hyphen…

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Monday, March 14, 2022

‘I feel so good when I’m naked – it’s our natural state’: Anita Luna THE DIVA answers her audience questions by Featured Content

In the second of our two-part interview, Italian cabaret artist Anita Luna, who brings her award-winning one-woman show THE DIVA to London's Drayton Arms Theatre this week, answers questions…

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Thursday, March 10, 2022

NEWS: Paul Murphy’s existential comedy Dirty Hearts premieres at Old Red Lion Theatre by Featured Content

Dirty Hearts, written by Theatre503 award-winning Valhalla's Paul Murphy and billed as "an existential comedy for the age of anxiety", gets its world premiere next month at London's Old Red …

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022

NEWS: Online rehearsal platform We Perform It announces £1000 competition by Featured Content

We Perform It is pleased to announce that the 2022 We Perform It Online Acting Competition is now open. Entry to the competition is free and with a prize of £1,000.

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

FEATURED SHOW: Dating-while-disabled comedy Kerbs is ‘truly one of a kind’. Reviews are in! by Featured Content

First reviews are in for Michael Southan's "comical, heart-warming and enlightening" debut play Kerbs. The new comedy about dating whilst disabled, co-produced by Graeae and Belgrade Theatre…

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Friday, March 4, 2022

‘Spreading joy & laughter is my talent’: Italian cabaret artist Anita Luna on bringing THE DIVA back to London by Featured Content

She can't get enough of London and London can't get enough of her! Internationally acclaimed, Italian cabaret artist Anita Luna returns this month with THE DIVA. Before packing her bags, she…

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NEWS: After Electrolyte success, Wildcard presents new gig-style Tempest at Pleasance by Featured Content

Wildcard Theatre, the multi-award-winning company behind Edinburgh Fringe hit Electrolyte, mounts a highly anticipated new production of Tempest, coming to London's Pleasance Theatre from 11…

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