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Thursday, September 23, 2021

NEWS: Papatango Prize-nominated Proud features in ATG Premiere Season at New Wimbledon by Featured Content

After Invisible Me this month, playwright Bren Gosling returns to New Wimbledon Studio next month with his powerful new drama Proud, which was longlisted for the prestigious Papatango Prize …

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The ‘exquisite and energetic masterpiece’ that ‘defines bravura and tour de force’: ★★★★★ Happily Ever Poofter reviews are in! by Featured Content

Rich Watkin's one-man Disney musical parody Happily Ever Poofter is an 'exquisite and energetic masterpiece', and its three year international 'tour de force' comes to an end this Friday 24 …

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Monday, September 20, 2021

‘Above all, it reminds you to appreciate the simple joys in life’: Alex Lodge on joining the cast of Pippin for its final weeks by Featured Content

Alex Lodge has joined the cast of Steven Dexter's hit immersive production of Stephen Schwartz's Pippin. We caught up with Lodge to find out what the show means to him and how excited he is …

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NEWS: Just Some Theatre return to London with interactive dark comedy thriller The Killer Question by Featured Content

After two critically acclaimed Off-West End seasons, Just Some Theatre return to London with a brand-new show, hilariously dark interactive murder mystery show The Killer Question. Which act…

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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes in rehearsals for Penetration at The Cockpit Theatre by Featured Content

It’s nearly time for the world premiere of Penetration by Carolyn Lloyd-Davies which runs at The Cockpit Theatre from 22 September to 9th October 2021. My Theatre Mates was invited behind …

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Friday, September 17, 2021

FEATURED SHOW: ‘Unique effervescent joy’ with ‘big theatre qualities’. ★★★★ Call Me Madam reviews are in! by Featured Content

Rosemary Ashe is 'the songstress with the mostest', and her performance 'rules over all she surveys' in Upstairs at the Gatehouse's revival of Irving Berlin's classic Broadway musical Call M…

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‘Here was arcadia!’: Glenn Chandler takes us on a walk through the history of The Pleasure Garden by Featured Content

The Pleasure Garden, inspired by the history of south London's Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, premieres this month at Above the Stag Theatre, set on the edge of the modern-day park.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

PHOTOS: Sneak a peek behind the scenes of The Pleasure Garden rehearsals by Featured Content

Preparations are under way for the world premiere of Glenn Chandler and Charles Miller's new musical The Pleasure Garden at London's Above the Stag Theatre. Check out our rehearsal photos he…

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NEWS: Lidless Theatre mount 10th anniversary revival of Philip Ridley’s Tender Napalm by Featured Content

After their 2018 production of Philip Ridley's Moonfleece, Lidless Theatre present the tenth-anniversary revival of Ridley's seminal play Tender Napalm.

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FEATURED SHOW: Proforca Lately adds new dates & tours on back of ★★★★ reviews by Featured Content

After opening to a slew of four-star reviews last week, Proforca Theatre has announced extra performances of its acclaimed production of Lately. We've rounded up review highlights. Time to g…

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FIRST LOOK: Rosemary Ashe & Richard Gibson open in Call Me Madam revival by Featured Content

Rosemary Ashe and Richard Gibson open tonight in Irving Berlin's Call Me Madam at north London's Upstairs at the Gatehouse. First-look production shots gallery here.

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Monday, September 13, 2021

NEWS: Brighton Fringe hit The Tragedy of Dorian Gray transfers to London’s Drayton Arms by Featured Content

The Tragedy of Dorian Gray, Ross Dinwiddy's acclaimed 1960s-set reimagining of Oscar Wilde’s classic tale, transfers to London next month after its OffFest Award-winning success at this ye…

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Sunday, September 12, 2021

NEWS: Dissident Theatre premieres cancel culture comedy Snowflakes by Featured Content

Robert Boulton's cancel culture play Snowflakes, whose original 2020 run was cancelled due to Covid, finally gets its premiere this month at the Old Red Lion Theatre.

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NEWS: Dream Lover, inspired by serial killer Dennis Nilsen, debuts at Clapham Fringe by Featured Content

Dream Lover, Jane Elia's new play inspired by the crimes of London serial killer Dennis Nilsen, premieres this month as part of the Clapham Fringe festival at London's Bread & Roses Thea…

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

INTERVIEW: Writer & director Leo Flanagan on transferring Feathers from a bookshop during lockdown to the Lion & Unicorn by Featured Content

After a site-specific lockdown run at the Calder Bookshop, Feathers transfers to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre this month. We caught up with Gutter Street's writer/director Leo Flanagan abo…

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Friday, September 10, 2021

PHOTOS: Peek into rehearsals for hit drama Empty in Angel by Featured Content

As it returns to the London stage for an autumn tour, take a look at what Darcy Willison and the Empty in Angel team have been up to in rehearsals, then book your tickets for the hit gig eco…

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FEATURED SHOW: ‘Glorious’ ★★★★★ Pippin has extended til 3 Oct. Read the reviews! by Featured Content

After an avalanche of critical raves, Steven Dexter's 'glorious', 'incredible', 'truly inspiring' immersive production of Pippin has extended its limited season at London's Charing Cross The…

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

‘You really carry the show, which doesn’t happen that often’: Rosemary Ashe on starring in Call Me Madam by Featured Content

As she starts performances in Irving Berlin's 1950 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Call Me Madam, Olivier Award nominee Rosemary Ashe took time out of rehearsals to tell us why she wante…

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

PHOTOS: Lately’s two alternating casts take to the stage for Proforca premiere by Featured Content

Which Cal & Alf will you get? Two different pairings take to the stage this week in James Lewis' new two-hander Lately at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre. Check out our head-to-head photo…

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

NEWS: Lizzy Connolly stars as Rebecca in the musical of Indecent Proposal by Featured Content

Lizzy Connolly has been announced to join Norman Bowman and Ako Mitchell in the world premiere musical adaptation of Indecent Proposal, which starts performances at London's Southwark Playho…

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Monday, September 6, 2021

NEWS: Full cast announced for Above the Stag’s new musical The Pleasure Garden by Featured Content

Full casting has now been announced for the world premiere of Glenn Chandler and Charles Miller's new musical The Pleasure Garden, which runs at south London's Above the Stag Theatre from 15…

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NEWS: Meet the new company facing a pub lock-in on tour in Tiny Room’s Loop by Featured Content

Curtis Medley, Martha Furnival and Taro Bahar star in Tiny Room's fresh new staging of Peter Mulligan's acclaimed 2018 play LOOP, which launches an inaugural tour this week from Coventry's A…

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Sunday, September 5, 2021

VIDEO: Rosemary Ashe follows in Ethel Merman’s footsteps in Call Me Madam by Featured Content

When classic Irving Berlin musical Call Me Madam gets a rare London revival at Highgate's Upstairs at the Gatehouse this month, Rosemary Ashe takes the title role written for Broadway legend…

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

‘Every actor should try to direct & every director should try to act’: Joe Idris-Roberts on making his directorial debut with Loop on tour by Featured Content

As Tiny Room prepares for its inaugural tour with Peter Mulligan's LOOP, we caught up with Joe Idris-Roberts, who now makes his professional directorial debut with this latest iteration of h…

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Friday, September 3, 2021

NEWS: The Pleasure Garden musical premieres a stone’s throw from its historic setting by Featured Content

The Pleasure Garden, inspired by the history of south London's Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, premieres this month at Above the Stag Theatre, set on the edge of the modern-day park.

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Saturday, August 28, 2021

INTERVIEW: When Darkness Falls stars Alex Phelps & Will Barton on ghost stories, Covid & what else scares them by Featured Content

Alex Phelps and Will Barton star opposite another in tense two-hander When Darkness Falls, set in Guernsey and inspired by local paranormal folklore. We talked to them about the play and thi…

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Friday, August 27, 2021

NEWS: Tiny Room launches debut tour with revival of acclaimed play Loop by Featured Content

After success at Camden Fringe and London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre, Peter Mulligan's acclaimed play LOOP returns with an autumn tour that launches with a performance at the Albany Theatr…

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PHOTOS: Sneak a peek into rehearsals for Irving Berlin’s Call Me Madam by Featured Content

Preparations are underway for the much-anticipated revival of Irving Berlin's 1950 Tony Award-winning musical Call Me Madam starring Rosemary Ashe and Richard Gibson. Get behind the scenes a…

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

INTERVIEW: Carolyn Lloyd-Davies wants the audience to be jolted out of their ‘comfort zone’ by her controversial new play Penetration by Featured Content

Carolyn Lloyd-Davies’ socially provocative play Penetration, running at The Cockpit Theatre from 22 September to 9 October 2021, explores the confusion which surrounds society’s failure …

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FEATURED SHOW: ‘Best not go alone’ to ‘spooky’ ★★★★ When Darkness Falls. Reviews are in! by Featured Content

When Darkness Falls, James Milton and Paul Morrissey's 'eerie', 'entertaining and ominous' evening of Guernsey ghost stories, has certainly spooked critics.

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WATCH: Check out the new trailer for gig economy drama Empty in Angel by Featured Content

Take to the busy London streets with cycle courier Watford in the new trailer for Empty in Angel, the hit gig economy-skewering play that tours to a quartet of London venues this autumn. Boo…

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