Monthly Archives: August 2017

Preview: Glue at Ovalhouse

Glue is a gripping true story by award-winning poet, playwright and performer Louise Wallwein whose ground-breaking work allows us to reflect on our own sense of familial identity. Her acclaimed one-woman show, Glue, will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 4 Drama on 30th September 2017 in advance of a much-anticipated run at

2017-08-31T18:01:18+00:00 Thursday, August 31, 2017|

Preview: Libby Liburd’s Muvvahood

Challenging the stereotype of single mums as teenagers wearing tracksuits, scrounging off the benefits system and raising children in broken, dysfunctional homes, Libby Liburd presents her personal experiences and experiences of other single mothers of all ages, backgrounds and situations. Muvvahood is taken from hours of interviews and extensive research into government policy to

2017-08-31T17:55:57+00:00 Thursday, August 31, 2017|

Preview: Laika at The Unicorn Theatre

Laika is a new Unicorn sci-fi adventure, created by performers Bryony Hannah and Ayve Leventis, using puppetry, music and movement, about a young boy, his astronaut Mum and Laika, the space dog. Laika, the first living creature to orbit earth, took part in the Soviet space programme. That was in 1957. Today it’s

2017-09-02T11:07:31+00:00 Thursday, August 31, 2017|

All-Star Line up Announced for Nassim at Bush Theatre

In a celebration of his work, the Bush Theatre brings together four of Iranian theatre-maker Nassim Soleimanpour’s plays this September: NASSIM, commissioned by the Bush Theatre, directed by Omar Elerian and a Fringe First winner at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe; international hit White Rabbit Red Rabbit; BLANK (Bush Theatre’s RADAR 2015 and

2017-09-02T11:00:47+00:00 Thursday, August 31, 2017|

Review: How (Not) To Live in Suburbia at The Soho Theatre

Greg Stewart Buy Tickets Annie Siddons’ How (Not) to Live in Suburbia has returned to the Soho Theatre following a sell-out run earlier this year.  This autobiographical play melds traditional storytelling with theatre and multi-media, the overall effect is an accomplished and compelling piece of theatre. At times, it resembles a

2017-09-03T12:07:07+00:00 Thursday, August 31, 2017|

Full Cast and Extra Dates Announced for Barber Shop Chronicles

Following the sell-out run at the National Theatre this summer extra dates have now been added for the return of Inua Ellams’ play Barber Shop Chronicles to the Dorfman this autumn, now opening on 20th November and in repertoire until the 9th January. Tickets go on sale at midday on Thursday 31st August.

2017-08-30T21:22:51+00:00 Wednesday, August 30, 2017|

Rehearsals Underway for Ramona Tells Jim at The Bush Theatre

Rehearsals have begun at the Bush Theatre for Ramona Tells Jim, the world premiere of a darkly comic play about confession and the gravity of young love by Sophie Wu, graduate of the Bush Theatre’s Emerging Writers’ Group.  Ramona Tells Jim opens on 20 September and runs until 21 October 2017. It’s 1998. 

2017-08-30T21:56:03+00:00 Wednesday, August 30, 2017|

Girl from the North Country Cast Recording Available to Pre-Order

The Old Vic and Sony Music Entertainment today announces the release of the Official London Cast Recording of Girl from the North Country. Featuring lyrics and music by Bob Dylan, the album was recorded at the iconic Abbey Road Studios and will be available to buy, download, and stream on 29th September 2017.

2017-08-30T17:38:09+00:00 Wednesday, August 30, 2017|

And Now What? New Season Announced for Roundhouse

This October and November, the Roundhouse will present a new season of performances designed to reflect and affect the times in which we are living. And Now What? encompasses spoken word, music, theatre, audio and film to present a picture of today and the issues taking root in the minds of people across

2017-08-30T21:40:36+00:00 Wednesday, August 30, 2017|