HIGHTIDE AND ARCOLA THEATRE TO PRESENT WORLD PREMIERE OF NEW ANDERS LUSTGARTEN PLAY

HighTide and Arcola Theatre presentTHE SUGAR-COATED BULLETS OF THE BOURGEOISIEby Anders Lustgarten Directed by Steven Atkinson HighTide & ARCOLA THEATRE PRESENT WORLD PREMIERE OF NEW PLAY BY AWARD-WINNING ANDERS LUSTGARTEN THE SUGAR-COATED BULLETS OF THE BOURGEOISIE WILL RUN AT THE ARCOLA 7 – 30 APRIL BEFORE OPENING HIGHTIDE FESTIVAL IN SEPTEMBER HighTide CELEBRATES A DECADE […]

New drama about “cure for homosexuality” comes to the Arts Theatre in June/July

LWL Investments and Entertainment presents: SAVAGE June 29th – July 23rd 2016, Above the Arts Theatre In Summer 2016, the production team behind West End hit The Tailor-Made Man reunite to present stylish new drama and love story Savage, which uncovers the tragic tale of a Nazi doctor and his ill-conceived “cure” for homosexuality. ****  […]

CABBAGE-CRUNCHING MASTER-MIND GANGSTA GRANNY IS COMING TO THE LYCEUM!

CABBAGE-CRUNCHING MASTER-MIND GANGSTA GRANNY IS COMING TO THE LYCEUM!   The acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories and George’s Marvellous Medicine bring the world premiere of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny to the Lyceum Theatre from Wednesday 9 – Saturday 12 March, as part of a national tour.   It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means […]

Olivier Awards 2016: Nominations announced by Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton

Nominees for this year’s Olivier Awards have been announced in a ceremony at the Rosewood London in Holborn. Hosts Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton revealed the nominations, which recognise excellence in theatre, from noon this afternoon, Monday February 29. Ball and Staunton both won an Olivier in 2013 for their part in the West End […]

SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS CELEBRATES WITH 20 OLIVIER AWARD NOMINATIONS

SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS CELEBRATES WITH 20 OLIVIER AWARD NOMINATIONS Sonia Friedman Productions is today celebrating as the full Olivier Awards Nominations list included 20 potential winners for productions the company is behind. Sonia Friedman said: “It is extraordinary. I want to take the chance to congratulate all the writers,  performers, composers, directors, designers, lighting designers, […]

Punching the Sky a play about the Internet, parenting & peer pressure, at Live Theatre in March

Punching the Sky a play about the Internet, parenting & peer pressure, at Live Theatre in March Written by Lizi Patch Directed by Mark Hollander Designed by Scott Thompson Composition / Sound Design by Aron Kyne, Alex Turner, Rich Huxley, James Hamilton Animations by James Taylor & Nick Lewis Arcus Animation Studios, Gateshead Punching the […]

John Hurt to star opposite Kenneth Branagh in John Osborne’s The Entertainer

PLAYS AT THE GARRICK JOHN HURT TO STAR OPPOSITE KENNETH BRANAGH IN JOHN OSBORNE’S THE ENTERTAINER FURTHER CASTING INCLUDES JONAH HAUER-KING, SOPHIE MCSHERA AND GRETA SCACCHI DIRECTED BY ROB ASHFORD, THE ENTERTAINER WILL PLAY AT THE GARRICK FROM 20 AUGUST TO 12 NOVEMBER WITH PRESS NIGHT ON 30 AUGUST 2016 THE FINAL PRODUCTION IN THE […]

Miss Julie Review

Etcetera Theatre 26 February – 19 March.  Reviewed By Claire Roderick August Strindberg’s claustrophobic tale of illicit passion and class divide is a perfect choice for this intimate theatre, allowing the audience to share in the feeling of being “trapped” below stairs in designer Carla Goodman’s stunningly evocative kitchen set. It is Midsummer’s Eve and […]

The Patriotic Traitor Review

Park Theatre  23 February – 19 March.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick Telling the story of the relationship between Phillippe Petain and Charles de Gaulle in 2 hours is a challenge, but Jonathan Lynn has managed it brilliantly. Sitting in his prison cell awaiting the jury’s verdict, Petain reminisces about his first meeting with de Gaulle […]