Posts in "Theatre"

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 […]

Win tickets to see Bianco at London Southbank Centre

Win tickets to see the fantastic Bianco Marvel at Bianco, the dramatic live contemporary circus performance from NoFit State, which comes to the London Southbank Centre from November 23rd. Bianco is an immersive promenade show directed by Firenza Guidi and we are giving you the opportunity to win a pair of tickets to see it. […]

Blink Dance Theatre Presents: Four Corners

June 10th-11th, Lyric Hammersmith June 18th, Hackney Empire by Evie Fehilly Four Corners is an innovative, creative and playful production.  Weaving together dance, original live music and storytelling, the show follows four young Londoners through their daily lives watching as their stories gradually intertwine.  The dance sequences are passionate and exciting, accompanied by a pulsing […]

Goosebumps Alive

The Vaults, London From April 6th, 2016 by Richard Hamer Beneath the vaults of London Waterloo station, terror has a new name: Immersive Theatre. A guided tour through lavishly re-imagined 90’s nostalgia, Goosebumps Alive is an impressive and memorable production. Assisted to no end by the naturally evocative, cavernous interiors of the vaults itself, what […]

Nina Conti: In Your Face

Nina Conti: In Your Face Criterion Theatre, London March 3rd – 12th, 2016 by Haresh Patel It’s all in the voices and faces – and it’s brilliant. Nina Conti’s ventriloquist act has been honed over the last few years into a full solo theatrical performance. A potentially hazardous combination of improv, audience participation, puppetry and voice […]

Toby Whithouse In Conversation With Bernie Byrnes

New Theatre Royal Creative Lab Associate and multi-award winning playwright and dramaturg, Bernie Byrnes will be hosting an In Conversation with Being Human writer and creator, Toby Whithouse at New Theatre Royal on November 11th, 2015. To celebrate this exclusive event, New Theatre Royal has launched a competition giving members of the public the chance […]

Kinky Boots: Official Opening Night

by Joanna Orland Broadway musical Kinky Boots has officially opened on London’s West End (read our review).  Based on the 2005 film of the same name, the multiple Tony Award winning musical drew in a horde of celebrities and theatre lovers to kick off its run at the Adelphi theatre.  Composer Cyndi Lauper and writer […]

Kinky Boots

Starring Matt Henry, Killian Donnelly and Amy Lennox Music by Cyndi Lauper Book by Harvey Fierstein by Ruth Thomson Is there any better way of spending a Friday night in central London than going to a musical about a shoe factory in Northampton….?? Turns out, NO!!! Kinky Boots is the first full length foray into […]