Posts in "Theatre"

Briefs to Headline Christmas in Leicester Square

Briefs

Christmas in Leicester Square 2018 Briefs to headline programme also featuring Showstoppers, Frisky & Mannish and Gingzilla November 9th 2018 – January 5th, 2019 Underbelly are pleased to announce their third season of festive events with Christmas in Leicester Square. Briefs are this year’s headliners with their first ever UK Christmas show. Briefs will also […]

Knights of the Rose

Knights of the Rose

Knights of the Rose The Arts Theatre, London 29th June – 26th August 2018 by Jenna Johnston Knights of the Rose opened at The Arts Theatre in London this week and the adventure had begun before I’d arrived at the theatre. As well as the legion of posters I’d seen on tubes and across London […]

Thrones! The Musical

Thrones! The Musical

Thrones! The Musical Assembly George Square Studios (Venue 17) Time 16.55 (1 hour 15 minutes) Aug 19-28 Suitability: 14+ (Restriction) by Bernie C Byrnes Some very inventive use of a minimal set, budget costumes and enough energy to run the national grid ensures that Thrones! The Musical is a Fringe show like Fringe shows should […]

Derren Brown: Underground

Derren Brown: Underground

Derren Brown: Underground Edinburgh Playhouse August 14th & 15th, 2017 by Bernie C Byrnes Direct from its sell-out London run, Derren Brown: Underground is the latest stage show from the multi-award winning master of psychological illusion. A fusion of ‘magic, suggestion, psychology, misdirection and showmanship’, Underground is Brown’s collection of his favourite bits from the […]

Rise

Rise

Rise by Dizzy O’ Dare World Premiere at Worthing’s Pavilion Theatre July 18th, 2017 by Bernie C Byrnes Rise, a new indoor show by circus act Dizzy O’ Dare, had its World Premiere at the Pavilion Theatre in Worthing on Tuesday July 18th as part of Worthing Theatre’s Summer of Circus festival – and I […]

Win tickets to the hugely entertaining ‘Posh’

We are giving away two pairs of tickets to the darkly comic, and disgracefully entertaining, universally acclaimed play Posh. Written by Laura Wade, the riotous story of an Oxford student dining club, a fictionalised version of the infamous Bullingdon Club, will be reinvented for the first time by a company of all-female actors bringing a […]

Tom Bennett

Actor Tom Bennett discusses new play Raising Martha, working with Christopher Guest, and his breakout role in Love & Friendship by Joanna Orland Tom Bennett is a hardworking British actor known for projects including E4 television series PhoneShop, Christopher Guest projects Family Tree and Mascots, Ricky Gervais’ Life on the Road and notably his breakout […]

Raising Martha

Written by David Spicer Directed by Michael Fentiman Starring Tom Bennett, Julian Bleach, Stephen Boxer, Joel Fry, Gwyneth Keyworth and Jeff Rawle At Park Theatre, London, until February 11th, 2017 by Richard Hamer A new, original production at the Finsbury Park Theatre, Raising Martha is a frequently surreal, often memorable but sadly uneven dark comedy. […]

Win tickets to see the hilarious Raising Martha

Animal Rights. Family Secrets. Grave Consequences. Raising Martha is a seriously funny new dark comedy by award-winner David Spicer and we are giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show at the Park Theatre, London. Gerry and Roger’s mum has gone missing. Well, most of her has… The unwitting […]

Kiki’s Delivery Service

Southwark Playhouse, London Until January 8th, 2017 by Richard Hamer Southwark Playhouse’s latest is based on Eiko Kadono’s children’s book Kiki’s Delivery Service, most famous for Studio Ghibli’s anime adaptation (though a far later, far less prestigious live-action version also exists). This is an adaptation of the book specifically, rather than the Miyazaki picture: Worth […]